Mind Mapping A Genealogy Research Toolbox

by JL Beeken on 2-07-2011

FreePlaneFollowing on from yesterday’s introduction to mind mapping a Genealogy Research Toolbox, you’ll need two things for this project; free mind mapping software – FreeMind (or FreePlane) and a free Dropbox account. … [continued]

Genealogy Research Toolbox

by JL Beeken on 2-06-2011

I read about someone making a Genealogy Research Toolbox. I’m signed up for Thomas’ webinar in April to learn how. … [continued]

The Action MachineWe’re coming up to New Year’s again and I just know as a law-abiding, self-respecting genealogist you’re going to want to make some resolutions about better organizing your time. … [continued]

Restoring Photos: Mind Map Copy & Paste

by JL Beeken on 12-05-2010

Windows LiveIn the continuing WLPG saga, restoring photos is down now to 2,469 JPGs left. I know that because I can search the entire ANCESTORS folder for ‘jpg’ in the file-names using Photo Mechanic. That can also be done in XnView. … [continued]

Essential Software

by JL Beeken on 11-29-2010

While I’m waiting for my new (other) monitor to arrive, because I can’t function with just one – I’m reviewing my essential software. … [continued]

FreeMind: Prioritize Your To-Do List

by JL Beeken on 10-10-2010

“You have to prioritize. It’s all a matter of priorities.” How many times have we heard that?

Simple yet profound. … [continued]

FreeMind Export Options

by JL Beeken on 9-19-2010

While waiting for my new computer I’ve become a rabid fan of FreeMind. List-maker, outliner, mind-dump. … [continued]

Mind Mapping: FreeMind/FreePlane

by JL Beeken on 8-21-2010

I don’t want to leave you with a shortage of options for organization, so I had another look at FreeMind (or FreePlane) mind mapping and I love it. I installed the newer version of FreeMind and it’s solved some of the problems I was having with the older one. … [continued]

FreeMind: Map Your Mind

by JL Beeken on 7-03-2010

An alternative to Dia for free-form diagrams is FreeMind. Although it runs best for text. … [continued]