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  Beyond the Basics: A Guide for Advanced Users of Family Tree Maker 2012
Beyond the Basics: A Guide for Advanced Users of Family Tree Maker 2012

Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST
Media: BOOK - paperback, 342 pages
Author: T. Pederson
Year: 2011
Other Data: b&w photos, appendixes, index
ISBN: 9781593313401

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Product Code: ANC4948
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You've mastered the basics. Now it's time to dive in and adapt Family Tree Maker 2011 to work for you and your unique family. Picking up where the Companion Guide leaves off, Beyond the Basics teaches you the best ways to define complex relationships; gives examples of custom reports that can help you organise your family history and become a more effective researcher; and explains techniques to help you design beautiful family tree charts.

Here's just a few of the topics you'll learn about:

  • Using Family Tree Maker and together
  • Merging, importing, and exporting trees
  • Entering illegitimate births, multiple spouses, and name changes
  • Using custom facts
  • Designing wall charts
  • Organising media items
  • And much more…
With Family Tree Maker 2012 building your family tree has never been easier.


Chapter 1: Filling Out Your Tree
- Entering Names
- Entering Dates
- Entering Locations
- Entering Notes
- Entering Foreign Language Characters
Chapter 2: Defining Relationships
- Multiple Spouses
- Multiple Marriages to the Same Person
- Marriage Between Cousins
- Same-Sex Relationships
- Divorce
- Blended Families
- Illegitimate Children
- Individuals Without Children
- Unrelated Individuals
Chapter 3: Working More Efficiently
- Using the Index
- Selecting a Group of Individuals
- Searching Your Tree for Specific Individuals
- Editing an Individual
- Adding Family Members
Chapter 4: Importing and Exporting
- Importing Family Tree Maker Files
- Importing GEDCOMs
- Importing Other Files
- Importing Large Trees
- Viewing and Resolving Import Errors
- Merging Files
- Exporting Trees
- Creating a Family Tree Make Mac File
- Moving a Tree to a New Computer
- Maintaining a Tree on Two Computers
Chapter 5: Showing Off Your Family
- Pedigree Charts
- Descendant Charts
- Hourglass Charts
- Bow Tie Charts
- Fan Charts
- Family Tree Charts
- Extended Family Charts
- Relationship Charts
- Customizing a Chart
- Creating a Wall Chart
- Chart Ideas
Chapter 6: Analyzing Your Tree
- Personal Reports
- Research Reports
- Statistical Reports
- Media Reports
- Custom Reports
- Customizing a Report
- Exporting Reports
Chapter 7: Preserving Your History
- Selecting a Book Style
- Preparing Your Tree
- Building a Book
- Adding Finishing Touches
- Previewing and Printing
Chapter 8: Making the Software Work  for You
- Changing the Workspace Layout
- Setting the Default of the Editing Panel
- Managing Facts
- Customizing Historical Timelines
Chapter 9: Using Family Tree Maker and
- Setting Up Web Search
- Downloading Blank Charts and Reports
- Downloading Images from Ancestry
- Using the Web Dashboard
- Family Tree Maker and Ancestry Member Trees  
- Using TreeSync

Chapter 10: Cleaning Up Your Tree
- Cleaning Up Your Sources
- Keeping Your Media Files Organized
- Creating a List of Duplicate Individuals
- Deleting a Group of Individuals
- Removing an Unknown Spouse
- Making Global Changes
Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts
Appendix B: Source Templates
About the Author

Related Products:
The Companion Guide to Family Tree Maker 2012

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