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Old 11-03-19, 11:57
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So I changed mine and my parents names from . . to actual names and a day later the Thru lines has appeared .... off to explore.
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Old 12-03-19, 04:40
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Did you use their real names or fake names?
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Old 12-03-19, 12:08
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Our real names Toni.
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Old 13-03-19, 08:29
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I have 3 trees on Ancestry but only have thrulines for OH's. Which is annoying.
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Old 11-04-19, 13:00
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There is now an option on your ancestry tree (if linked to a DNA test) "DNA discoveries" which you can turn on to add ThruLines icons to those of your ancestors who have ThruLines related to them. But as far as I can see, you have to be viewing your tree in pedigree view to see the icons, unless anyone knows another way?
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Old 12-04-19, 01:35
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Thanks for this Kate. As far as I can see you are right, we need to be in pedigree view. I tried selecting a person but there was nothing to suggest she had thrulines once I was in her records.

Note that while I had a person with the ThruLines symbol I got the message :ThruLines suggests that X may not be related to any DNA matches through E. So it is not a guarantee you have a match.
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Old 13-05-19, 16:25
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My tree (pedigree view) now seems to be showing little ThruLines icons next to all my direct ancestors, and when I click on one it says "ThruLines suggests you may be related to one or more DNA matches through (ancestor's name)". I was getting excited about this since they were showing for ancestors who I haven't managed to confirm by DNA matches yet, but when I click on those, I just get "ThruLines™ for [ancestor's name] BETA ThruLines uses Ancestry trees to suggest that you may be related to [ancestor's name]"

and it shows me that section of my own tree, showing my descent from, say, my 2xg-grandfather. What's the use of that?
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Old 13-05-19, 17:19
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Old 13-05-19, 23:53
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None. I'm not sure if that facility is working yet ie from your tree but I also get that as well going into thrulines the original way.
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