Now in its 10th year, Legacy Family Tree contains dozens of significant new features and enhancements, including the first-ever SourceWriter, automated family mapping, and brilliant wall charts.
If you’re not using Legacy’s Research Guidance, you’re missing half the show.
I’ve been missing half the show. Research Guidance, as the name suggests, is about being organized. I tried it when Legacy 6.0 first came out and gave it up because it made me claustrophobic. All of my family history has been put together so far by my being chronically side-tracked. I am genetically incapable of working in a straight line. In Grade Two I was chastised for putting curly-cues on my handwriting. … [continued]
Legacy 7.0 is coming out soon. Probably. In which case, we’re a month closer to it than we were, say, a month ago.
For those less experienced with Legacy Family Tree, this is a brief overview of some file maintenance options. If you use these regularly, your database will stay happier over the long-term, your work will be in better order and you’ll be able to print reports that look professional rather than hashed together. There’s more but this is a start. … [continued]
Methodology for organizing your genealogy database is not set in cement. Far from it.
If you’re using the digital component of the MRIN Filing System, or even if you’re not, you may have realized by now that it’s easy to link your digital images if you want to. It’s not necessary, but Legacy does make that possible. … [continued]
I used to think source citations were optional. What an idiot. … [continued]