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Dropbox/SugarSync: Alternative to IntelliShare

The last post on running Legacy from Dropbox on my two computers led me to thinking this might also be able be used as an alternative to IntelliShare. I believe the concept of IntelliShare was probably put together prior to the ease of online file-sharing. It seems so obvious now I don’t know why I didn’t think of it before. Continue reading

IntelliShare 3: Merging Family Files | Legacy Family Tree

Legacy Family TreeThe preparation is complete and this is the day The Great Legacy IntelliShare Merge begins.

Because my SOURCES folder contains documents not related to the MasterFile, I set up a Syncback profile that only sends the relevant documents to the MasterFile SOURCES folder in our shared Dropbox folder. Continue reading

IntelliShare 2: Sharing Family Files | Legacy Family Tree

Legacy Family TreeOK. We’ve started with Legacy’s IntelliShare. With the file-name MasterFile. We could have named it anything.

We decided my family file should be the starting point because my file is the one with the MRINs already defined to follow the MRIN Filing System. It’s already linked to source documents, thousands of source citations and the portraits. My cousin already files her paper by marriages so we’re close to having the same system, hers just lacking the numbers right now. Continue reading