I recently inherited a ‘multimedia’ folder – an assortment of over 7,000 photos and records with virtually no identification. Continue reading
People generally think that not citing your sources is the worst genealogical crime in existence. It isn’t. The worst crime, IMO, is scanning photos at their original size and saving them as JPG. Continue reading
The 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? Continue reading
Since 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. Continue reading
This post was originally published in October 2006.
The paper-based MRIN filing system was developed by Karen Clifford about 35 years ago. My contribution to it is a digital filing system also using MRINs.
It was quite laborious (in retrospect) and I have since greatly streamlined this process. Watch the FREE PowerPoint presentation (updated 2014) that goes through the whole thing from A to Z.
Find 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. Continue reading
I noticed something about Legacy Backup time while I was generating dozens of backups in a day working on the family file. Continue reading
Last in this to-do list series because I think I’ve nailed it so I’m out of things to say. Continue reading
At the risk of sounding irreligious, I like ActionOutline better for collecting and printing email than EverNote 2. Continue reading
I’m midstream the 4th time around my 12-day cycle and it’s going well. In fact it’s going so well I wonder how I ever handled my computer life any other way. Continue reading