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DNA matching on genesis.gedmatch.com

Postby Mick Loney » Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:19 am

Found a gotcha on this site that users need to be aware of:-

Kit Numbers are Case Sensitive!

I entered my Kit as a932104 and top of the results list was a near 100% match to me. It didn't make sense, until I spotted the kit number being compared (shown at top of results table) was NOT a932104, but the kit number of the person with whom I had the 100% match (make sense :D )

Using A932104 as I should have, the comparison worked as expected. :oops:

CORRECTION Looks like I got it wrong! It turns out I had made another typo, I had typed a923104 rather than a932104 - which explains the weird results. Gedmatch is NOT case sensitive! Sorry for any confusion. :oops:
Last edited by Mick Loney on Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:28 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: DNA matching on genesis.gedmatch.com

Postby JaneyH » Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:05 pm

Thanks for that one, Mick. I’ve not looked at GEDMatch for a while so I’ll be careful next time. I spent a good part of my time at the weekend looking at the new ThruLines feature on Ancestry!


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