Tag Archives: Sharing Files

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

IntelliShare: An Alternative to Great Big Trees Online | Legacy Family Tree

Legacy Family TreeOver at Kerry’s there’s a debate underway about The Value of Great Big Trees Online. I come down on the side of being not all that interested. I agree with the many who say that regurgitated incorrect and un-sourced material is a root problem. But, it can be a place to start. Continue reading

Dropbox Shareable Links

Dropbox(Update: Dropbox Shareable Links was a passing concept on the path of development. It’s much simplified now. See Dropbox Links.)

Someone emailed me last weekend for some help with linking web pages in a particular way. It wasn’t a difficult question but she had a list of requirements for how she wanted it to work and how she didn’t. So, having knocked every other option out of the ring, what was left was Dropbox Shareable Links. Continue reading