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Every source that is referenced by a citation in the family tree is recorded in the Status Master List. This way all of the information collected about a particular source is in a central record. This, in particular facilitates ensuring that particular sources are always identified in the same way.

You get to the Status Master List from the Family Tree Top Level Services web page. When you first enter the Status Master List web page it displays the first 20 sources in the list in alphabetical order. You can scroll through the complete list by clicking on the forward and backward arrows at the top of the list.

You use the "Pattern" field to search for sources based upon their textual representation. Technically the value you enter in this field is a regular expression pattern. The following are just some of the ways you can use this pattern.

Each of the sources displayed on this web page shows:

For example: Source Entry in List

The button displaying the numeric key of the source is a link to a web page that displays the details recorded about the source, and if you are authorized to do so, permits you to edit those details.

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