Legacy

Source Detail | Legacy Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 8-05-2013

Legacy Family TreeThis is a simple thing to do with Source Detail in Legacy that keeps things straighter than they might be otherwise. Sometimes I find the detail of one source is slightly different from another. Not totally different, just slightly off. … [continued]

Legacy Family TreeThe preamble to this is a long story so I’ll go straight to the punch line. How do you choose your export options for a Legacy file? … [continued]

Legacy Family TreeSince Tessa Keough gave me such high praise in her latest LVUG hangout called Search the Internet with Legacy for something I haven’t even done … showing how to create a custom search string … and raising your expectations sky-high, I’d better get to it. … [continued]

Find A GraveFind A Grave is one of my favorite places to look around. Chances are one gravestone will lead to another and some of them are stunningly well photographed. Sometimes there are even people pictures, bios and obits. … [continued]

Backup Time | Legacy Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 5-30-2013

Legacy Family TreeI noticed something about Legacy Backup time while I was generating dozens of backups in a day working on the family file. … [continued]

Sharing Genealogy | Legacy Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 6-16-2012

Legacy Family TreeI have another idea about sharing genealogy.

I’ve had a few members of my immediate family express interest in the ‘family history’. Now, that may seem simple to them but I’m not sure what they mean and I get a brain twist going on every time. … [continued]

Q&A | Legacy Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 4-16-2012

Legacy Family Tree1. can you create a cemetery list in legacy family tree

I put my cemeteries under Burial Address which puts them into the Master Event Address List. If you do too and you want a list for one cemetery it’s easy. Just choose the cemetery, click Show List and then Create Search List. It will show up in the Name List and you can print it from there. … [continued]

Legacy Family TreeTaking a tour through LTools I decided to try the option of ‘Find Unattached Multimedia’.

(LTools is a small piece of software augmenting Legacy Family Tree with options that are not yet available otherwise.) … [continued]

New FamilySearch: Combining Duplicates

by JL Beeken on 5-27-2011

FamilySearchFirst of all … I love the new FamilySearch and Legacy integration. Amazing, amazing effort.

But, just because we can combine duplicates on the new FamilySearch does not mean the information is correct. And, of course, we already knew that. … [continued]

Legacy Family TreeAfter a few days of playing around with the new FamilySearch integration in Legacy Family Tree, it suddenly occurred to me that the total number of people I was working my way through was not correct. It said, as it does on the Home screen, 10,827. That’s the total including a disconnected tree. … [continued]