The Official Unofficial Guide to Using Legacy Family Tree could have been named A Great Official Guide to Using Legacy Family Tree, Even Though it Was Never Meant to be a Book. The guide is actually the result of six years worth of blogs posted to Legacy News. At the multitude of requests by readers, Geoff Rasmussen put the blogs together into a single coherent volume. After compiling, categorizing, and indexing years of blogs, the final result was The Official Unofficial Guide to Using Legacy Family Tree: Plus Research Advice, News, Views and Technology Tips.

This guide goes beyond being a simple how-to software manual. Incorporated into program walk through are real-life examples, which helps the reader not just learn the software but to understand how it can be best used to keep one’s family history records, notes, and media files. Inspirational stories will help keep the reader on track and “help lead you to one Genealogy Happy Dance after another.”

In these pages, researches will learn to use Legacy Family Tree. In addition, they can learn great tips and tricks for getting more from their computer and other technologies. For example, one tip covers using Windows 7 taskbar shortcuts. Another covers accessing your computer from anywhere. There are similar tips on organization and research. Putting together and organizing years of advice into one book make this guide more enjoyable to read than the average software manual. For those using Legacy Family Tree, this is one book to consider reading. Even users of other software may gain and insight or two from these pages.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Forward

Legacy Tips

  • Data Entry 101, 102 , and 103
  • Your Legacy Toolbox
  • Understanding Importing and Exporting
  • Where in the World? Locations and Mapping
  • Picture Perfect
  • 9th cousins, 4 times removed – huh?
  • Reporting and Charting
  • Sharing Your Legacy
  • It’s Got To Be Around Here Somewhere: Searching
  • No Truth Without Proof
  • Legacy Tips from the Experts

News and Views

Organization

Technology Tips

Tips from the Experts

Index

 

Get your copy of The Official Unofficial Guide to Using Legacy Family Tree: Plus Research Advice, News, Views and Technology Tips from Family Roots Publishing; Item #:LEGB01, Price: $19.60.