This printed version of the Companion Guide gives you everything you need to make the most of the many outstanding features in Family Tree Maker 2012. It takes you beyond simple step-by-step instructions to the why, how and when of the software's most popular features.
With Family Tree Maker - the top-selling family tree software - you can create a family history that you and your family will treasure for years to come. Now you can get the most of out of the latest version with 'The Companion Guide to Family Tree Maker 2012".
You'll discover the most effective ways to enter your family information and learn how, when and why to use the software's most popular features. Following the step-by-step instructions, you can design attractive charts with your family, create reports to aid in your research, view maps of ancestral homelands, and much more. You'll even discover the easiest way to search for more information about your ancestors using the Web Search feature that taps into the vast collections on Ancestry.com.
Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting on your family tree, this guide will help you capitalize on the outstanding features available in Family Tree Maker 2012.
*An electronic version of the Companion Guide is included with Family Tree Maker 2012 software.
Part 1. Getting Started
1. Installing Family Tree Maker
2. Family Tree Maker Basics
3. Creating a Tree
Part 2. Building a Tree
4. Entering Family Information
5. Documenting Your Research
6. Including Media Items
7. Using Maps
8. Researching Your Tree Online
Part 3. Creating Charts, Reports, and Books
9. Creating Family Tree Charts
10. Running Reports
11. Creating a Family History Book
Part 4. Managing Your Trees
12. Working With Trees
13. Tools and Preferences
14. Family Tree Problem Solver
Troubleshooting Computer Issues
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