Q: does anyone know what program i might need to use to convert a csv
file to gedcom at all i know can be done im just not sure what program i
need to use at all any help would be most helpful
A:You CAN'T. GEDCOM is a plain ordinary garden variety TEXT file which happens to have an extension of .ged and recognised Gedcom TAGS in appropriate places in the file. The CONTENT of a GEDCOM file is generated from genealogy data generally from one of the myriads of genealogical programs which have an Export to Gedcom option - it creates a GEDCOM (TEXT) file based on the STRUCTURE / LINKS in your genealogical program. A CSV file is a TEXT file that happens to have COMMAS in it - absolutely no relationship to a genealogical program. A GEDCOM file is a TEXT file that happens to have recognised genealogical TAGS relating to genealogical data. And no, you can't convert MS Powerpoint files to Gedcom, you can't convert Adobe Photoshop image files to Gedcom, you can't convert MS Publisher files to Gedcom and you can't convert an animated .gif file to Gedcom.
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