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. … [continued]
OK. 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 MRIN’s 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. … [continued]
After 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]
Several 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.
But the first category called ‘General Tips and Tricks’ is different. It goes through the various screens with numbered items showing you different things you can do.
Do you know there are at least 7 locations in Legacy for saving and reloading clipboard contents?
- Color Schemes (unlimited)
- Column Layouts for the Descendants and Index views (10)
- Focus Groups (9)
- Interview Questions (unlimited)
- Searches (unlimited)
- Source Clipboard (10)
- To-Do Clipboard (10)