How to Create a Matrix of Ancestry Shared Matches
This is a rough and ready guide to using a spreadsheet to create a matrix of the new Ancestry Shared Matches. Ancestry Shared Matches shows matches that are in common with you and one of your matches.
Open a Blank Spreadsheet
Open your Ancestry DNA Matches
Add Cousin to Spreadsheet
- I have added twtoetoe to the spreadsheet to start a matrix. I have turned the text in the header row to make better use of the space but if your spreadsheet does not support this then you could use abbreviations for the name.
- and colored the cross matching cell grey since we don't want to check a match against herself.