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]

FamilySearchLast night I watched two hours of Geoff Rasmussen explaining the new FamilySearch integration with Legacy Family Tree. … [continued]

Tips & Tricks | Legacy Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 9-20-2008

Legacy Family TreeSeveral of you have asked for Legacy tips.

Well, it’s your lucky day. Mine, too. I don’t even have to come up with something on my own. There’s a section in the Help System actually called Tips and Tricks. If you click on Help/Contents and look under ‘Using Legacy’ it says ‘Tips and Tricks’. It’s divided into about 20 sections. Most of it’s a wall of text without pictures so it takes a fair bit of concentration. … [continued]

Saving Clipboards | Legacy Family Tree

by JL Beeken on 8-04-2008

Do you know there are at least 7 locations in Legacy Family Tree for saving and reloading clipboard contents? … [continued]