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  The Official Guide to Family Tree Maker 2010
Official Guide to Family Tree Maker 2010


 
Our Price: AU$37.50 Inc GST
Media: BOOK - paperback, 494 pages
Author: T. Pedersen
Year: 2009
Other Data: b&w photos, glossary, index
ISBN: 9781593313296

Availability: Out of Print
Product Code: ANC4750
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Description
 
This in-depth guide will help you use Family Tree Maker 2010 to create a family history that you and your family will treasure for years. Start building your tree by entering what you already know. Then follow the author's step-by-step instructions to locate more information about your ancestors online, add photographs and rich media files, design charts and reports to display and share, and view your ancestral homelands on maps.

Learn the why, how, and when of using its most popular features; get advice for mastering advanced tasks; and read quick lessons that will make your family history research fast and fun. All in a fully indexed format complete with screenshots and straightforward instructions written specifically for the newest — and best — Family Tree Maker ever.

The Official Guide to Family Tree Maker 2010 — your complete guide to creating a family history you and your family will treasure for years to come.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting on your family tree, this guide will help you capitalise on the outstanding features available in Family Tree Maker 2010.

Contents:
Introduction
1. Getting Started
 - Starting Family Tree Maker
 - Closing Family Tree Maker
 - Introduction to the Face of Family Tree Maker
 - Getting Help
 - Creating Your First Tree
 - Choosing a Primary or "Home" Person
 - Moving an Individual to the Primary or Root Position of a Tree
2. Exploring the Workspaces
 - The Plan Workspace
 - The People Workspace
 - The Places Workspace
 - The Media Workspace
 - The Sources Workspace
 - The Publish Workspace
 - The Web Search Workspace
 - Changing the Layout of a Workspace
3. Building Your Tree
 - Entering Information About an Individual
 - Adding More Details
 - Adding a Fact
 - Adding Notes
 - Adding Spouses
 - Adding Children
 - Adding Parents
 - Adding an Unrelated Individual
 - Changing Relationships
 - Editing an Individual's Information
 - Viewing Timelines
 - Merging Individuals
 - Deleting Individuals from a Tree
4. Documenting Sources
 - Understanding Master Sources and Source Citations
 - Sources
 - Source Citations
 - Finding a Source Citation
5. Organizing Your Media Items
 - Adding Media Items to Your Tree
 - Linking Media Items
 - Arranging an Individual's Media Items
 - Creating Media Categories
 - Creating a Slide Show
 - Finding a Media Item
6. Placing Your Family on the Map
 - Viewing a Map
 - Viewing Facts Associated with a Location
 - Viewing Locations Associated with People
 - Printing a Map
 - Standardizing Locations
 - Changing Location Names
 - Entering GPS Coordinates for a Location
 - Entering a Display Name for a Location
7. Creating Trees and Charts
 - Pedigree Charts
 - Descendant Charts
 - Hourglass Charts
 - Bow Tie Charts
 - Fan Charts
 - Family Tree Charts
 - Extended Family Charts
 - Relationship Charts
 - Customizing a Chart
 - Using Chart Templates
 - Saving Charts
 - Printing Charts
 - Sharing a Chart
8. Creating Reports
 - Genealogy Reports 
 - Person Reports
 - Relationship Reports
 - Place Usage Reports
 - Media Reports
 - Source Reports
 - Calendars
 - Customizing a Report
 - Saving Reports
 - Printing Reports
 - Sharing a Report
9. Creating a History Book
 - Planning Your Book
 - The Desktop Book-Building Tool
 - MyCanvas
10. Researching Your Tree Online
 - Using the Web Search
 - Searching Online with Family Tree Maker
 - Managing Research Websites
11. Working with Trees
 - Creating a New Tree
 - Managing Your Trees
 - Exporting a File
 - Merging Two Files
 - Backing Up Files
 - Compressing a File
12. Using Family Tree Maker Tools
 - Soundex Calculator
 - Relationship Calculator
 - Date Calculator
 - Convert Names Tool
 - Find and Replace Tool
 - Find Individual Tool
 - Global Spell Checker
 - Research To-Do List
 - Additional Tools
13. Setting Up Preferences
 - Managing Fonts
 - Customizing the Family Tab Editing Panel
 - Changing Your Preferences
 - Entering User Information
Appendix A: Installing the Software
 - Installing Family Tree Maker 2010
 - Uninstalling Family Tree Maker 2010
 - Registering the Software
 - Activating Your Subscription
Appendix B: Using Keyboard Shortcuts
Appendix C: Chart Templates
Appendix D: Source Templates
Glossary
Index
About the Author


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