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SNGF: Genealogy Database Statistics

SNGF: Genealogy Database Statistics

Randy has his weekly challenge at GeneaMusings.com ready for us.  This week his challenge asks us to find our genealogy statistical reports.  Then, find the answer to how many people, places, sources, etc., are in the database? I use RootsMagic 7 to maintain my family tree database.  Normally, I would head over to the statistical report, but Randy’s article shows that I can get these numbers using File>Properties. This is what I got… RootsMagic Database Properties Statistics It says that…

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Five Ways to Improve the RootsMagic Genealogy App

Five Ways to Improve the RootsMagic Genealogy App

Genealogy apps are a handy way to view your family tree data any time anywhere.  I have been using Rootsmagic genealogy software on my PC for years.  So, when I got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 earlier this year, I couldn’t wait to download the Rootsmagic android app. It was fairly easy getting my database to Dropbox, and then,  onto my tablet.  I love having my database handy when I am analyzing research away from my computer especially when I…

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SNGF: Santa Brought Me RootsMagic7

SNGF: Santa Brought Me RootsMagic7

Randy Seaver’s new Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge asks what I got from Genea Santa.  Well, I’ll show you what I got… Yes, I got RootsMagic 7!!!!  Woo hoo!!! I’m excited because I was still using RootsMagic 5.  More importantly, I got RootsMagic 7 right after it was released.  When I got RootsMagic 5, they upgraded to 6 two months later.  Grrrr!  So now, I get to have the brand spanking new version. Of course, I installed it Christmas night. …

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RootsMagic 7 Genealogy Software Released

RootsMagic 7 Genealogy Software Released

I’m so excited!  I’ve been working with RootsMagic 5 for quite some time.  But, I’ve been holding off to see if there would be an upgrade.  Looks like I’ll be asking Santa for RootsMagic 7 for Christmas! Some features that folks might be happy about: WebHints: New feature will check for matches and provide web hints from FamilySearch.org and MyHeritage.com Ability to publish “multiple online family trees” on the web with easy editing features DataClean:  Helps you clean up data…

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I’ve Slayed My Source Dragon

I’ve Slayed My Source Dragon

I’m sure many of you have heard me lament about my problems with entering sources into genealogy software.  It is something that has literally driven me nuts over the last couple of years. Here’s some background.  It might be something that many of you can relate to.  When I first started working on my family tree, I took a home study course through Texas Tech University.  The teacher was Christine Knox-Wood.  She was awesome!  I learned many things from Christine…

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