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Explaining major discrepancy in genomic position between Gedmatch and MyHeritage?

It looks like this may be due to a difference in the Genome Builds (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reference_genome#Human_reference_genome) used between the two tools. GEDMatch reports that they ...
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Printing (or pdf) of FULL report including all jpg files

My main software is Calico Pie's Family Historian 6, which contains among its many features the capability to print booklets. You can see some screenshots on the tour page. See the FHUG's Knowledge ...
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Managing MyHeritage messages

I'm sure you know about the little mail icon on the top bar. If you click on that, it will bring up your inbox, which you can switch to your sent messages. You are correct that there is no search ...
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How to interpret my having ethnicities inconsistent with my parents?

Unfortunately, the DNA companies imply way more accuracy to their estimates by including percentages to one decimal point. Let me rephrase your results as they should have been stated: My father is ...
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How can I turn a family tree on Geni.com into a printable PDF report?

Export the GEDCOM from Geni.com Click on https://www.geni.com/gedcom/export Select the Export Forest option, and follow instructions. Wait for your GEDCOME file to be created (you will be notified ...
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Is longest cM a better predictor of relatedness than total cM for Ashkenazi Jews?

The results from this Ashkenazic Shared DNA Survey should be of interest to you: https://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com/2018/05/ashkenazic-shared-dna-survey-data-by.html?m=1 That 57.4 cM longest match ...
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Convert tellmeGen DNA file to FTDNA file or similar to upload it

It is not all that simple to convert to an FTDNA file. There are a few things that might be tripping you up. From your example, you seem to indicate that the first data line in your tellmeGen file is ...
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Filtering for Triangulated matches in MyHeritage?

No. MyHeritage DNA does not currently have a way to view just the triangulated matches. You have to find them yourself, remembering that if you have even one extra person on a segment that does not ...
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Why are MyHeritage atDNA SNPs higher than other test sites?

Most companies, e.g. Family Tree DNA, simply use the SNPs from the chip used in the DNA test when reporting their results. The Autosomal SNP comparison chart at International Society of Genetic ...
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Using DNA data on different genealogy sites?

Maybe. First you would need to be able to download your autosomal raw data from your testing service. It should save to a text or csv (comma delimited file). If they provide the raw data, it should ...
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Importing Gedcom from MyHeritage into existing Ancestry.com tree?

After reviewing my options, I decided to import GEDCOMs from the other sites I use into FamilySearch. This has the advantage of helping me get all data into one place, although it's frustrating that I ...
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What's the difference between the World Vital Records and My Heritage databases?

Trying to compare the holdings of the different subscription sites is one of the most frustrating parts of 'doing genealogy'. Trying to determine the differences between the regular consumer version ...
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Tracking sources of photos obtained through MyHeritage.com?

You are correct that there is nothing on the photo itself that tells you the source of the photo itself, and it only says that you are the submitter. (I agree that is weird and MyHeritage should ...
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How to filter and sort MyHeritage DNA matches?

Starting from your MyHeritage DNA matches page, the results look something like this: You can see the dropdown menu at the top which shows 5 ways to sort the results: Shared DNA Shared segments ...
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How could I make myheritage print tree with step-dads?

I would create a new tree for each step-relative you want to trace. Your step-relative should be the central person and it should include all his/her relatives. You could include his/her step children ...
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Deleting fact in MyHeritage "New Fact" panel?

You can probably delete it from the All facts view of the person: To delete a fact, click on the small "x" on the right of the blue header line for the fact: Alternatively, you can also delete facts ...
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Brother/sister have fully identical segment -- match only matches one of them on that segment

I suggest uploading everything to Gedmatch, which has an excellent segment mapper. If the man who matches your family is willing. Your analysis is correct: the fact that it's a fully identical ...
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Assessing Biogene DNA results for half-sibling?

The Biogene result I would not characterize as "conclusive". By their own analysis, it is wrong about 6% of the time. If they give the same result for fifty test submittals, they will be wrong about ...
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Stacking DNA and trees?

While not a typical program that you are probably looking for, I understand that The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) allows input of DNA results from any source. The associated TNG ...
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Interpreting MyHeritage DNA Match of 973cM?

Just from the information you've provided, there seems to be a reasonable likelihood that your 1st cousin match may be your uncle's daughter (although, as @ColeValleyGirl points out, it might also be ...
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How much Chinese dna will show up on my dna test

If I read your question correctly, you are 1/32 Chinese and 1/32 Native American. It is not surprising that those ethnicities were not detected since you might not have any DNA from those ancestors in ...
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Contacting MyHeritage users without premium account

I needed to do this (and have succeeded) twice so far. What I did was looking for the tree admins on Facebook and in general on the internet, trying to find their other accounts that I can reach. It ...
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Reporting error in someone else's tree at Geni.com?

I e-mailed misconduct@geni.com and they removed errounosly added profiles of close relatives from MyHeritage. They also advised that there's an option to exclude profiles you manage from MyHeritage's ...
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How much Chinese dna will show up on my dna test

My Heritage's ancestry calculators have issues. I would not rely on them. Download your raw data to your computer then upload it to Gedmatch.com. Wait a few days for your kit to be fully loaded. ...
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Tracking sources of photos obtained through MyHeritage.com?

I came across this article -it might have some parallels with what you're looking for. https://familyhistorydaily.com/genealogy-help-and-how-to/searched-genealogy-photo-collections-ancestors/ On it ...
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