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28 May 2010

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 8

Web Publishing - Windows, Mac, Linux - Purchase

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 8 has been released.

Some of the major changes are:

• Better Search: Hover over the results to see a dynamic summary of each person or family on the list.
• Look and Feel: Most pages have been restyled for easier use and a nicer appearance.
• Media: Enjoy a new image viewer (thanks to Bret Rumsey), plus a more streamlined slide show.
• User Roles: New labels make it simple to assign rights to members of your family or research team.
• Relationship: Now locate multiple relationships between people in your file.
• Search Engines: A few key changes should make your pages more visible.
• People: Build your tree right from the pedigree page if you'd like.
• Dates: New calendar page summarizes family events (thanks to CJ Niemira).
• "Mod Manager": Allows you to easily add or remove custom code changes.

See the complete list of changes in TNG 8

4 January 2010

Famtree 5

Full Featured - Windows - Purchase

Famtree 5 has been released.

Changes:

• 'Favourites' feature - making it simple to show trees and charts for individuals accessed on a regular basis
• Much improved Print Preview facility
• Much improved user interface - new Toolbar Layout and Icons to assist ease of use
• Option to include Half-Siblings in Wide Family Group charts
• Optimised for use with all Screen resolutions from 800x600 upwards, and for viewing in maximised and non-maximised windows
• Scroll back and forth through all the charts and trees displayed this session
• 'Save Now' facility to save your file with a single click
• Improved access to the Internet from within Famtree
• Simplified installation process

8 December 2009

Simple Family Tree 1.32

Full Featured - Windows - Freeware

Simple Family Tree 1.32 has been released.

Changes:

• Changes box size when different font (like Small Font) is selected.

20 October 2009

Simple Family Tree 1.32

Full Featured - Windows - Freeware

Simple Family Tree 1.32 has been released.

Changes:

• Fixes bug that doesn't re-initialize individual's flags when highlighting new individual.

5 October 2009

Backup Your Data Before It's Too Late!

'I'm too busy to backup my data', 'I don't know how to backup data', 'My hard drive won't crash'...

But how would you feel if you lost years of genealogy research, your address book, your emails, and your digitized family pictures and documents?

So backup your data before it's too late!

There are many ways to backup your data according to your needs:

USB Flash Drive

USB Flash Drives are cheaper than many other backup systems, simple to use, small and convenient, but it is also easy to lose these small devices. Storage capacities can range from 64 MB to 256 GB, and some have 10-year data retention.

CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs

The lifetime of a CD-ROM may vary from 2 years to 20 years depending of its quality and the storage conditions. A standard 120 mm, "700 MB" CD-ROM can hold 737 MB with error correction. In comparison, a single-layer DVD-ROM can hold 4.7 GB of error-protected data, more than 6 CD-ROMs.

External Hard Drive

External Hard Drives are a secure and long-term data storage solution. Unfortunately, they are too expensive for most of us. Find here the CNET review of external hard drives.

Online Backup Services

This is the most secure way to backup your data because they also backup their servers in their data center! Find here a list of free online service providers to determine what online computer backup solutions are suitable for you.

I highly recommend to use an online backup service to store your data!

Export your GeneaNet Online Family Tree

If you have manually entered your GeneaNet Online Family Tree, you may need to export it to your computer.

To do so, simply go to My GeneaNet : Online Family Tree : Save then select a file format.

You can also export the ancestors or the descendants of any individual in your family tree.

4 September 2009

Simple Family Tree 1.31

Full Featured - Windows - Freeware

Simple Family Tree 1.31 has been released.

Changes:

• Keeps an obscure bug that shows a child offset from its single parent from occuring when entering that child after having entered a child with a spouse.

24 August 2009

GeneaNet: Write Your Family History

Some people think that genealogy is just a list of names and dates. But, with the simple addition of personal memories and family stories, genealogy can be much more than that.

GeneaNet helps you write and publish your family history.

Log in to your online family tree as "wizard", then click "Family History" in the left sidebar to open the family history editor.

Your stories and images must be edited as Wikitext, a markup language that offers a simplified alternative to HTML and is used to write pages in wiki websites such as Wikipedia.

Wikitext is simple and some basics will help you create beautiful pages.


You can insert and annotate pictures in your family history book.

This will help you to identify family members and ancestors, tell about places where photos were taken, and comment sweet moments in the life of your family.


Export your family history in PDF file format to share with family and friends.

You can add a title, a cover image and a table of contents, set the order of the pages, protect your PDF file, and much more.


15 May 2009

Kith and Kin Pro 3

Full Featured - Windows - Shareware

Kith and Kin Pro 3 has been released.

Changes:

• Added Adobe PDF file export for all reports.
• Added Soundex and Metaphone searches. This allows users to search for similar sounding surnames.
• Added Soundex and Metaphone code calculator.
• Families can be arranged into selectable "Layers". This allows the user to "grey out" all families except the ones he wants to work on.
• Simplified the Search Window. As well as the V2 SQL queries, users will be able to carry out much simpler searches.
• Function to save SQL queries to file added.
• Several different picture records can link to the same image file.
• Pictures can be arranged into an order defined by the user.
• Pictures can be added to source references and source documents.
• Drag and drop pictures from Windows added.
• Option to exclude picture files from database copying.
• Web page export uses a CSS stylesheet. This makes the Web pages much easier to customise.
• Supplied with several pre-defined stylesheets.
• Living people can be excluded from Web page export.
• Multiple timelines are now possible and timeline management is handled within Kith and Kin Pro.
• Fields "Email" and "Web site" added to the source repositories table.
• The person/family data form picklist popup entries are saved between sessions.
• Importing a GEDCOM file from a different program now produces an acceptable tree on the screen.
• Option to add the same single source reference to every person/family imported from a GEDCOM file.
• The notes editor window can now be used for all multi-line database fields.
• Click the middle mouse button in the Tree Area to return to 100% zoom centered on the mouse.
• Option to automaticaly re-use P and F codes.
• Option to reopen databases at the last viewed position.
• Added a function to create a "clean" new database - ie. one without the current user-defined fields.
• Column widths in person and family selection forms are preserved between sessions.
• Options to include full names and marriage dates in the family rectangles.
• New status bar shows zoom %, current layer and current family selection.
• The "Tree Layout" report now adjusts the font size to fit the scaling.
• The program shut-down has been speeded up.
• The unsupported Borland Database Engine has been replaced with a new engine.

16 March 2009

Simple Family Tree 1.31

Full Featured - Windows - Freeware

Simple Family Tree 1.31 has been released.

Changes:

• Adds automatic sorting of spouses by year of marriage when you open the Marriage window for an individual and close it with OK.

26 January 2009

GeneaNet: Write Your Family History

Some people think that genealogy is just a list of names and dates. But, with the simple addition of personal memories and family stories, genealogy can be much more than that.

GeneaNet helps you write and publish your family history.

Log in to your online family tree as "wizard", then click "Family History" in the left sidebar to open the family history editor.

Your stories and images must be edited as Wikitext, a markup language that offers a simplified alternative to HTML and is used to write pages in wiki websites such as Wikipedia.

Wikitext is simple and some basics will help you create beautiful pages.


You can insert and annotate pictures in your family history book.

This will help you to identify family members and ancestors, tell about places where photos were taken, and comment sweet moments in the life of your family.


Export your family history in PDF file format to share with family and friends.

You can add a title, a cover image and a table of contents, set the order of the pages, protect your PDF file, and much more.


6 November 2008

Simple Family Tree 1.31

Simple Family Tree 1.31 has been released.

Changes:

• Shows correct age of an individual within his birth-month.

5 June 2008

Legacy Family Tree 7

Legacy Family Tree 7 has been released.

New Features & Updates:

• Mapping – Use Microsoft Virtual Earth to automatically pinpoint and plot important locations in ancestors’ lives from within Legacy. See 3-D, satellite and bird’s eye images of where your ancestors lived. Now it is easy to track your ancestor’s migration.
• Wall Charts – Experience the enjoyment of showing off your family tree by producing stunning full-color wall charts – ancestor, descendant, fan, hourglass, bow tie, and even DNA charts. Use them for your next family reunion or for a deserving wall in your home.
• SourceWriter – Cite your sources easily and correctly with the new SourceWriter. SourceWriter makes it simple for you to select the correct input screen so that you enter all the pieces needed to correctly cite any source of information in the thousands of formats that exist for them. The information you enter is correctly and precisely formatted to match the genealogy industry standards for source citations when printing footnotes, endnotes, and bibliographies. Multiple citations for an event can be combined into one paragraph, thus avoiding a long string of superscripted numbers within the report body.
• Interview Reports – Choose from over 1,200 carefully pre-written interview questions and memory triggers to help you capture your family’s memories before it is too late.
• Guided Setup Wizard – Getting started with Legacy is even easier now. The new guided setup wizard takes you by the hand and guides you through the setup process in an easy-to-understand way.
• New Relationship Calculator - See how any two people are connected, not only through direct blood relationships but also by marriage. A person might be the "great-grandfather of the wife of your 2nd great-grandnephew. You can also specify how many of these non-blood relationships you want to see.
• More Powerful Searching – Searching your Legacy data is easier than ever before. You can now search for individuals that are missing parts of names, birth or death information, marriage information and much more. You can also search for missing source citations as you document your family files.
• Now Attach Any Document to Individuals and Marriages - Along with attaching pictures, sounds, and video to individuals, events, locations, and sources, you can now also attach any other kind of document (PDFs, Word files, etc.).
• Enhanced Backups - Legacy can now backup your family file and multimedia files at the same time, making it easier to transfer everything to another computer.
• Edit Records from the "Used By" Lists - All of the master lists in Legacy have an option to view the individuals who use the items in the list. You can now edit those individuals right from the list instead of having to exit the list and edit them separately.
• Standardization Tips – New alerts will appear if something questionable has been entered in the Individual's Information screen. This helps users keep their data standardized.
• Privacy – enhanced privacy options ensure that only the information you want to share will be visible to others.
• Best Fit Child Columns - The new Best Fit option in the Family View expands or contracts the child list columns to fit the number of children for the current couple. No more trying to guess the optimum number of child columns. Legacy does it for you.

7 May 2008

Simple Family Tree 1.31

Simple Family Tree 1.31 has been released.

Changes:

• Fixes photo routine to work properly with Unicode characters.

22 April 2008

Family Tree Maker 2008 SP 3 soon to be released

Family Tree Maker 2008 Service Pack 3 will soon be released.

Enhancements/New features:

• Major enhancements to performance, improvements including: Startup time, File load time, Report/Chart creation time, General navigation, Memory usage.
• Major enhancements to stability throughout the program.
• Book layout in charts for: Descendant Chart, Hourglass Chart, Vertical Pedigree Chart.
• Ability to create saved versions for all charts and reports.
• Ability to apply predefined templates for charts.
• Ability to save user created templates for charts.
• Enhancements to place interactions, including: New Change Place Name dialog allowing for easier changing of place name and description information, Double-clicking and right clicking additions to the Places workspace.
• New Find-and-Replace dialog with additional ability to search with wildcards and to specify where to search in and enhanced information showing where the item was found.
• Major enhancements to the Analyze/Compact file functionality.

• Outline Descendant report has Items to Include options.
• Inclusion of Married Name AKA and Titles.
• Automatic simple backup at shutdown.
• Ability to turn off place authority searching when entering place names.
• Enhancements to the RTF export.
• Ability to add nodes in charts to a “Marked Node” category and modify box settings for these nodes.
• Preparer Information in the footer for charts.
• Options to include spouses and children in filtering and exporting of people.

Major enhancements to Sources including:

• Copy and paste source-citations. After copying (from source-citation dialog or sources toolbar), you can paste a duplicate source-citation or a link to the existing one via the “New” source menu.
• Ability to copy source-citation at creation for pasting.
• Double-clicking on a source title in the “Sources” workspace displays the “Edit Source Title” dialog for easier editing of sources in this view.
• Double-clicking on a repository in the “Sources” workspace displays the “Edit Repository” dialog for easier editing of repositories in this view.
• Right-mouse menus have been added to the left panel.
• The “Repository” dialog is resizable.
• The “Source Title” dialog includes a usage button that displays usage for that source (This is redundant in the “Source” workspace, but useful elsewhere).
• The “Source Title” dialog is resizable.
• The “Source-Citation” dialog is resizable.
• The “Source-Citation” dialog includes a reference to the number of linked facts.
• Addition of a copy button (see copy and paste source-citations above).
• The option to “Link To Existing Source-Citation” is changed to “Use Existing Source-Citation.” Then there are two buttons in the resulting “Find Source-Citation” dialog. After finding and selecting a source-citation the user can choose “Link To Citation” or “Copy New Citation”. The link option does the same as “OK” did before and the new copy option adds another easy way to create a duplicate source-citation.
• Performance when listing by people is greatly improved.
• The “View by” setting is remembered so that if you view by source title for example, it comes up that way the next time.
• Left and right panels are sized proportionally when the dialog is resized.

List of some of the higher priority bugs that have been fixed:

Charts

• Made default settings more like FTM 16 default settings.
• Changes made in Box, Border, and Line Options don’t force a chart reload unless necessary.
• Export to image decreases the resolution (DPI) of the image if the image is very large.
• Charting uses less memory.
• Charting draws faster.
• Saved chart dates and times work for international dates.
• The User Interface recognizes metric regions and sizes are shown in centimeters or millimeters for Metric regions.
• Improved drawing and scaling of the “Advanced” layout for Standard Pedigree charts in Poster layout.
• Background colors stay in synchronization which background images changes and vice-versa.
• Facts that are description centric, such as AKA, now default to options that are meaningful.
• Miscellaneous UI changes such as hiding the “Advanced” button when in book layout or not in Standard Pedigree charts.
• Improved loading time for Box, Border, and Line Options dialog, Fonts Dialog, and Page Setup.
• Improved pedigree line drawing for special conditions such as parent node smaller than child node in a Standard Pedigree.
• Improved the restoring of node sizes on reload or opening a saved chart.
• File dialog restores to last directory used.
• Quick Print Dialog did not have the correct values in the header control.
• Selected nodes in charts have “more emphasis” to show that they are selected.
• Improved displaying of all Shared Facts.
• Improved drawing speed and memory usage for pedigree lines in the pedigree chart.
• Improved drawing of pedigree lines in the pedigree chart by calculating the overlap and thus finding a new “center” point.
• The “fact” or divider line can now be a different color and width than the pedigree line. This makes it possible to do some nice contrast inside of the person node.
• If a fact is changed it is picked up in the chart. The chart doesn’t reload and often the fact change is such that this doesn’t matter. If the chart does need to be regenerated there is now a generate button too.
• Saving of POSTER size images of all types of charts. (Export Image).
• Gradient node fill ability. Note that some printers can’t handle gradient and transparent at the same time.
• Throttle the chart size after 14 generations for Pedigree charts in poster layout. All other charts have a 99 generation limit now. Charts over 13 generations will set the spacing to collapsed.

Reports

• RTF output is not easily editable.
• Photo album excludes non-image media items.
• Title includes primary person automatically for some reports.
• Ahnentafel Report - blank lines between end notes.
• Ahnentafel Report - disappears when checking Use short biographies.
• Ahnentafel report - name and sex fact notes don’t display.
• Export to RTF, data fields are underlined.
• Individual Report - Name options don’t apply to all names.
• Outline Descendant Report - export to RTF includes weird characters.
• Outline Descendant Report - Items to include, include blank facts not working.
• Outline Descendant Report - name of focus person not in title.
• Place Usage Report - missing fact labels.
• Register Report - Also Known As not displaying correctly.
• Register Report - names in all caps.
• Register Report - not seeing Name fact note.
• Register Report and Ahnentafel Report - information repeating.
• eport Titles not updating.
• Spouse sorting in individual report is fixed.
• Civil and Canon values in Kinship report is fixed.
• Individual report sorting spouses incorrectly.
• Notes do not appear correctly in reports.
• Bold, Italic, & Underline in notes don’t appear in Individual Report.
• Photo album report – images per row setting not working.
• Documented Facts Report – non-preferred facts not appearing, their sources are.
• Photo Album Report - blanks out with non-image media items.
• Photo Album Report - sorting images (images are now sorted by caption and filename).
• Kinship Report - sorting individuals.
• Register Report - crash saving report.
• Research Note Report - not displaying bold, underline & italic in notes.
• Relationship Report not working in People module.
• Photo Album not working in People module.
• Individual report displays preferred name for all name facts.
• Fixed numbering problem in Outline Descendant report.

Find and Replace

• Clicking stop before results are found messes up what gets found and results in a crash.
• Can’t find words with punctuation at the end.
• Certain characters (<>) caused the found text to not be displayed.
• Crash navigating to people collection after “Go To” from find and replace.
• Change all place names dialog pops up even if there is only 1 fact associated with a place.
• Can click find and replace when there is no tree loaded.

Copy/Paste Sources

• Pasting Link/Copy to a source causes problems with the reference note.
• Pasting a duplicate source doesn’t copy the source note.
• Paste option not active on facts that have no data.
• Ability to copy source from Manage Source view added.

File Merge

• Marriage fact of preferred spouse was shown for all spouses in the host file.
• Improved people matching.
• File merge creates multiple relationships for the same person.
• FTM crashes when merging creates a recursive relationship (i.e. child is his own father).
• Improved matching accuracy and performance when files are derivatives of each other.

Web Merge

• Crash when changing a place name in web search and then merging.
• Clicking on “Create Page Archive” before Web Search is completely loaded crashes FTM.
• Source not added to sex fact if default merge settings were changed.
• Added drop-down to select a different source title when editing source.
• Web Merge Wizard dialog doesn’t display the correct instructions when merging images and notes (but no facts/people).
• Crash when editing a screen scraped place name and then trying to merge.
• Multiple copies of the same media being saved to the media folder when merging the same Ancestry.com record multiple times.

General

• People filter updated to be more correct.
• Crash after compact then backing up fixed.
• GEDCOM export was doing certain fact types (description only, etc.).
• Export of living people no longer uses Living as their name. It keeps the name but hides all other facts.
• “Approximately” or “Approx.” should be recognized as “Abt.” for dates.
• Britain resolve place name selection of United Kingdom clears field.
• If the history is empty it shows the same names as index.
• Program crashes when you delete a person from the History panel.
• Edit source dialog/Reference note doesn’t display citation text when is should.
• Children sorting in family panel fixed.
• Change place name issues resolved (crashes when adding just description and other problems).
• Modified reference notes correctly imported.
• Scrolling problem in source list in person view.
• “Approximately” or “Approx.” now recognized as “Abt.” for dates.
• Relationship information now showing up in English installs in non-English speaking countries.
• Crash when merging two people together, sometimes.
• Crash when changing person’s name due to Operating System audio driver crash.
• Crash when adding sources – it may crash one more time, then on restart fix the problem.
• Crash when adding media types .gif and .ICO.
• Fixes to resolving place names without a city name.
• Non-preferred facts show up in reports.
• Problems importing sources from FTM 2005 files.
• Marriage data not showing in hourglass chart.
• Ahnentafel numbers are not correct.
• Export not working when “Include private Facts” deselected.
• Exporting a subset of people still includes all places, sources, etc.
• Resolve All Dialog doesn’t append to description it replaces the existing descry.
• Register Report shows same info for multiple spouses.
• Alternate names do not appear in the Family Group Sheet.
• Error importing v2005 file.
• Pressing the ESC key clears the data in a date or description field.
• AKA appears out of order in charts and reports.
• Media Item Report Export to .PDF not working correctly.
• Printing a Pedigree Chart from People isn’t working.
• Moving a place to a description then moves the description to the place.
• Pedigree, Descendant, Hourglass, & Vertical Pedigree Charts - settings not saved.
• Import of media caption and description is lost via PAF import.
• Source not always being added from Web Merge.
• Unknown dates not exporting to GEDCOM.
• Can’t delete project after running media report - media item held open.
• UNK should be recognized when entered as a date as Unknown.
• Importing GEDCOM file with normal tags.
• Duplicate people showing up in relationship view.

Simple Family Tree 1.31

Simple Family Tree 1.31 has been released.

Changes:

• Changes photo data file format so individuals with same name can have their own photos.

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