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Most genealogy software will produce a Register Report, which will normally come out as either an RTF (Rich Text Format) or a WORD document. You should correct and re-save an RTF into a WORD document. If one wishes their Family History to be interesting and easily readable, there are several steps one should consider. You […]

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Often in my classes I am asked what is the best method of storing pictures on a computer, after they have been scanned or digitally uploaded or downloaded. The questioner typically raises certain issues associated with those pictures. The issues include: A particular person may be called or thought of as John Smith in one […]

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Here is how I maintain the necessary Source files for data and information associated with my genealogical research. This monograph will explain my process for maintaining the paper or physical record, but not the actual research. It should be remembered that data which lacks a Source, whether primary or secondary, is considered useless. I maintain […]

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I use a MacIntosh for a computer and Reunion for my genealogy software. One the most fascinating and useful features in Reunion is the “Ages” capabilities. This routine prepares a list of  important events in one person’s life. The events are birth and death dates of siblings, parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Calculations include the […]

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It’s sad to think about. You will only know how valuable something is until you lose it. I’m sure many of you have lost a file, or some data, or A LOT of data, like your whole hard drive or – even worse – your genealogical family database. So we talk about backing up. But […]

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Genealogists often create Register Reports from their database. These reports often come out into Microsoft’s WORD. Often there are graphics or pictures of a person, their home, perhaps a headline that one wishes to put into the Register. Some times one wishes to highlight a particular fact, for example, “James arrived on the Queen Anne […]

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