As per the last post about filing everything, all files are now sorted into MRIN folders.

The main disadvantage to MRIN Filing is that family lines become separated by number. If you’re used to surname filing and being able to quickly find the files of a family group, it’s going to be a challenge. … [continued]

Genealogy Filing: MRIN Folders, Part 2

by JL Beeken on 4-14-2012

I’m always interested in how other people work out the eternal problem of their genealogy filing. … [continued]

MRIN Filing: MRIN Folders, Part 1

by JL Beeken on 4-11-2012

Not gone forever, just cleaning up the MRIN folders. … [continued]

Windows 7: Libraries

by JL Beeken on 3-02-2012

After a year and a half with Windows 7 I’ve finally had a look at how Libraries work. I’ll give you the prognosis first. Not what I was hoping for. … [continued]

EverNote 2.2 Clipper Workaround, Part 2

by JL Beeken on 1-05-2012

EverNote 2.2Mystery contributor has sent the second part of the EverNote 2.2 clipper workaround for anyone interested. Regular programming will resume shortly. … [continued]

EverNote 2.2 Clipper Workaround, Part 1

by JL Beeken on 1-04-2012

EverNote 2.2The following was submitted for posting by a regular JLog reader. It addresses compatibility issues with the EverNote 2.2 clipper button. The purpose of the workaround is to be able to paste directly to EverNote as was possible in earlier browser versions.

I haven’t tried it yet. Please report back if you do. I have installed and it looks simple enough to work with. Even if you’re not interested in EverNote is a fascinating and useful tool. … [continued]

Email Distress: Battling The Inbox

by JL Beeken on 10-17-2011

EmailHave we been here before?

I get too much email. By the time I send several dozen to the Junk folder every morning, I’m exhausted. … [continued]

This is a typical (although partial due to the scroll bar getting in the way) Assigned Sources screen in my Legacy database for a single individual. … [continued]

Genealogy Filing: Taking Inventory, Part 2

by JL Beeken on 2-04-2011

So are you done taking an inventory of your genealogy files? Seriously. All of them.

Writing about it has helped to focus me in getting to the parts that were/are stuck. As I’ve made changes I’ve also changed my post about taking inventory so if you’re trying to follow that exactly, and I’m sure you’re not, it’s been updated several times. … [continued]

Welcome to MRIN filing on steroids. … [continued]