Compare GEDCOM files
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README.md

gedcompare

gedcompare will compare two GEDCOM files and print out the differences:

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Usage

gedcompare.py file1.ged file2.ged

You may also use the following options:

-h, --help            show this help message and exit
--compare COMPARE     comma-separated list of attributes to compare,
                      defaults to all of:
                        birth  = birth date and place
                        burial = burial date and place
                        death  = death date and place
                        gender = gender/sex
                        name   = first and last name
--direction DIRECTION
                      show differences from the "left", "right" or "both"
                      (default is "both")

Legend

Attributes

Icon Description
🚻 Gender
♂️ Male
♀️ Female
📛 Name

Life events

Icon Description
👶 Birth
Christening
🏠 Residence (not yet implemented)
🔨 Occupation (not yet implemented)
💑 Marriage (not yet implemented)
Divorce (not yet implemented)
✝️ Death
⚰️ Burial

Comparison

Icon Description
↔️ Value differs on both sides
⬅️ Only left has value
➡️ Only right has value