When you have a deceased person in your Family Tree that doesn’t have enough information to qualify for temple ordinances, Family Tree now tells you what information is needed. More than 20 different situations can trigger the “Needs More Information” ordinance status to appear, which means it can be hard for a member to figure out what critical information is missing. Now you can get help knowing exactly what is missing and how you can update the record to qualify for temple ordinance work.
What the “Needs More Information” Status Looks Like
On the tree, the “Needs More Information” status shows up this way:
The ordinance icon for “Needs more information” is a white box surrounded gray, dotted line. This icon appears on the summary card and on the LDS Ordinances section of the details.
Seeing What Information Needs to Be Added
When you see that a person needs more information, you can find out exactly what information in two different ways:
- On the person’s summary card, hover your mouse over the ordinance status to see an explanation. If the status is “Needs More Information,” that message now tells you what information is needed:
- In the LDS Ordinances section of the person’s details, the information appears right beneath the ordinance status: