Family Tree Maker 2011 is here!

Posted by Charlene Chen on 29 October 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN  (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) You’ve been waiting patiently and it’s finally here! Family Tree Maker 2011 introduces more than 100 enhancements (many based on customer requests) to help you create your family story like never before. Here are just a few of the exciting new features you’ll enjoy: Smart Stories—a narrative tool. If you’ve always… Read more

Family Tree Maker: How Do I Do That? (Part 2: Media)

Posted by Charlene Chen on 29 June 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Have you forgotten how to assign a portrait to an individual? Or have you attached a photo to the wrong person and can’t remember how to unlink them? In part 2 of “How Do I Do That?” I’ll give some quick tips to help with your media items.… Read more

Family Tree Maker: How Do I Do That?

Posted by Charlene Chen on 20 June 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Sometimes it’s the easiest tasks that stump us—or is that just me? Whether it’s renaming one of my trees or checking for software updates, I have the tendency to forget how to do some simple procedures unless I do them on a regular basis. Here are some of my… Read more

Family Tree Maker for the Mac!

Posted by Charlene Chen on 12 May 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) It’s finally happening! As an avid Mac user, I’ve always hoped that Family Tree Maker would release a version of the software for the Mac. And it looks like this is my year. Ancestry.co.uk announced that a Mac version is planned for release later this year. It will be built… Read more

Family Tree Maker: Entering Foreign Names and Locations

Posted by Charlene Chen on 6 April 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN I learned an important lesson early on when I was researching my Danish ancestors: Novling is not the same as Nøvling. In fact, there is no place called Novling in all of Denmark. You may be wondering how I made this mistake. Perhaps it was inexperience. Or maybe good old… Read more

Family Tree Maker and GPS

Posted by Charlene Chen on 26 March 2010 in Family Tree Maker

AUTHORED BY TANA L. PEDERSEN We’ve all been there. You’ve spent days (or years) looking for a relative’s grave, and when you finally locate it in a middle-of-nowhere cemetery, you realize that you’ll never remember how you got there. Or be able to explain to anyone else how find the same location. In years past… Read more