There are many ways to use tags in Legacy and creating a search list is just one of them.
I’ve heard people say they don’t know how to use tags so I’ll give you an example. … [continued]
If you’re filing by MRIN in Legacy, you’ll find it useful to put your MRINs in the User ID field. That way you can show them on some of the name lists instead of the default RINs. I find the Name List particularly useful. … [continued]
This is a simple thing to do with Source Detail in Legacy that keeps things straighter than they might be otherwise. Sometimes I find the detail of one source is slightly different from another. Not totally different, just slightly off. … [continued]
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? … [continued]
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. … [continued]
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. … [continued]
I noticed something about Legacy Backup time while I was generating dozens of backups in a day working on the family file. … [continued]
I have another idea about sharing genealogy.
I’ve had a few members of my immediate family express interest in the ‘family history’. Now, that may seem simple to them but I’m not sure what they mean and I get a brain twist going on every time. … [continued]
1. can you create a cemetery list in legacy family tree
I put my cemeteries under Burial Address which puts them into the Master Event Address List. If you do too and you want a list for one cemetery it’s easy. Just choose the cemetery, click Show List and then Create Search List. It will show up in the Name List and you can print it from there. … [continued]