Getting the Most from Family Historian 6 (Printed Manual)

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 252 pages
Author: S. Orde
Year: 2016
ISBN: 9780993542701
Other: b&w photos, appendix, index
Publisher: Calico Pie

Family Historian is powerful, as well as being an easy-to-use genealogy software program. But many people barely scratch the surface of the extensive features it offers. If this is you, "Getting the most from Family Historian 6" is the book you need. Using screenshots and illustrations, the book takes you on a guided exploration of the whole program. You will discover many great features that you didn't ever know were there, and learn how to do much more with the features you already use.

Along the way, you will pick up many great time-saving tips that make ordinary tasks quicker and easier, and make the program more enjoyable to use.

Written by the creator of Family Historian, the book covers all the basic features of the program, as well as the advanced and expert features. It is designed so that you can treat it either as a book to read, or as a reference manual to dip in and out of. It is suitable for beginners and advanced users alike.

Topics covered include:
- Basic data entry with the Focus Window and the Property Box
- Basic and addvanced techniques, charts, interactive diagrams and smart trees
- Getting the most from reports
- Media and face-linking
- Web hints, Automatic Internet Data Matching and the Internet Search Tool
- Recording your sources
- Web hints, drag-and-drop and automatic source citations
- Maps and timelines
- Books and booklets
- Defining custom fact types, and using witnesses and roles
- Whole project tasks: compare/merge/split/sopy/import/export
- Named lists and record flags
- Introduction to queries, and writing custom queries
- Website generation, and other wizards and tools

1. Getting Started with the Focus Window
2. Editing Records with the Property Box
3. Introduction to Diagrams
4. Pictures and Multimedia Part 1: The Property Box
5. Pictures and Multimedia Part 2: The Multimedia Window
6. Facts and Notes in the Property Box
7. Browsing, Searching and Editing in the Records Window
8. Diagram-based Editing
9. Setting the Style, Layout and Content of Diagrams
10. Smart Trees and Wall Charts
11. Scaling and Printing Diagrams
12. Recording Your Sources
13. Web search, Web hints and Web clipping
14. Places, Maps and Timelines
15. Reports and Narratives
16. Books and Booklets
17. Introduction to Queries
18. Writing Custom Queries
19. Projects: Compare, Merge, Split, Copy and Export
20. Names Lists and Record Flags
21. Website Generation and Other Wizards and Tools

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  • Great reference tool

    Posted by Graeme Drew on 1st Mar 2018

    Very handy for providing detailed information on how to make the most of your Family Historian 6 software.Whilst help is available on the software, found the opportunity to focus in on a particular aspect whilst still operating your family information very useful.

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