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Blog posts by Michael Booth, RootsMagic, compiled by Carol Rooksby Weidlich, 2 October 2019.
Meeting Date: 23 October 2014.
Meeting Date: September 21, 2011
Here's how to add unmarried partners to your RootsMagic datafile.
Meeting Date: May 27, 2010
Be smart and back up your family data files. Here's how.
July 14, 2014
Saving your Spot Using Bookmarks in RootsMagic from Bruce Buzbee, RootsMagic Magician.
Handout created by group member Claudia Hovden.
Meeting Date: May 27, 2010
Use the List of Sources Report to see what sources you have entered into your family data files and who have been assigned to them.
Meeting Date: January 28, 2016
You can print wall charts with RootsMagic version 2 and higher.
Virtual Meeting Date: May 28, 2020
Step-by-step instructions compiled by Diana Crisman Smith.
Meeting Date: November 15, 2015
Meeting Date: 28 February 2013.
Meeting Date: 25 July 2013
Meeting Date: June 27, 2019
Meeting Date: June 23, 2016
Using the DataClean feature under "Tools" will allow you to go through your names and place looking for issues.
Meeting Date: November 30, 2017.
Meeting Date: May 27, 2010
Here's how to remove an entire family from your family data file, create a new data file and remove the family from the original file.
Meeting Date: June 22, 2017.
What they are and how to use them.
Meeting Date: July 26, 2017.
Adding, editing and deleting Facts.
Meeting Date: September 28, 2017.
Sentence Templates.
Meeting Date: September 28, 2017.
Sharing Facts/Events.
Meeting Date: September 28, 2017.
Meeting Date: October 26, 2017.
Printing Lists.
Online Meeting Dated: March 26, 2020.
Handout for the demo given by Diana Crisman Smith.
Tips from Bruce Buzbee, RootsMagic Magician, 21 June 2014.
Meeting Date: 3 February, 2016
Step-by step instructions on making a GEDCOM file in Family Tree Maker and importing it into RootsMagic.
Meeting Date: 27 August 2020.
Meeting Date: May 27,2010
Transferring your family information from older RootsMagic programs, Family Origins, Family Tree Maker (versions 16 and older), Legacy's Family Tree, PAF (Personal Ancestral File) or via a GEDCOM, then read this first. How do your "Facts' transfer from one program to another?
Meeting Date: 21 July 2015
Meeting Date: 21 July 2015.
Tips for Apple and Windows users.
Meeting Date: 21 July 2015.
Meeting Date: July 27, 2015.
Demo presented by RootsMagic Special Interest Groupo member Bob Batty.
Meeting Date: November 14, 2016.
Working with "tags" in RootsMagic.
Meeting Date: June 24, 2013.
Form you can use for your media.
Meeting Date: September 28, 2017.
Meeting Date: August 22, 2013
Creating and using your Media Gallery.
Meeting Date: June 24, 2010
Adding and working with media (photo images, files, sound clips and video clips).
Meeting Date: April 21, 2010
Step-by-step instructions on how to merge duplicate records in your family date file.
Meeting Date: 27 August 2020.
Online Meeting Date April 23, 2020.
Using and correcting Place Information in your datafile.
Meeting Date: July 25, 2013.
Meeting Date: August 25, 2016.
What does "once removed" mean? The Riddle "my great-grandmother's uncle's grandson"
Are you having a problem? Have a suggestion for the RootsMagic programmers? If so, use the attached contact list.
Meeting Date: February 23, 2012
Covering CountyCheck - new in RootsMagic 5; Updates - new in RootsMagic 5; Finding your Shareable CD file when you choose to use your computer program to burn a CD/DVD - for RootsMagic 4 and 5; Media Supported in RootsMagic; Keyboard shortcuts; Dragging and dropping individuals from one datafile to another and Backing up Your Datafile.
Meeting Date: 23 June 2016.
Meeting Date: February 22, 2018
Covers Using Database Tools, Savings Your Databases to a Dropbox Account, Copy and Paste Information to Your Datafile, Using the Search Function - Find Name and Find Everywhere, Merging Duplicate Facts, and Media Files.
Meeting Date: 25 July 2013
Meeting Date: April 21, 2010
How to set up and use RootsMagic-To-Go which allows you to take both the RootsMagic genealogy software application and your family data files with you on a flash drive. With the application loaded on the flash drive, you can use your flash drive on a computer that does not have RootsMagic4 installed. You can add information to your family data files then return home and transfer the updated data files back to your home computer.
LCGS Member Liz Moore has created a step-by-step guide on the method she uses for organizing her Source documents.
Meeting Date: May 26, 2011
RootsMagic provides users with over 400 built-in templates. You can also create your own templates, copy a built-in template and apply changes or rearrange elements to meet your needs.
We all need to source our information.
Meeting Date: 24 May 2018
Meeting Date: 23 June 2016.
Meeting Dated: 25 August 2016.
July 22, 2016 Genealogyinsider blog posted by Diane Haddad.
Download the attached and follow the instructions over the next three months to complete our Winter Project. Questions, do not hesitate to contact me. There is also a separate handout to download about Sources and Citations. Our next meeting will be Thursday, January 27, 2011.
Please download this document to support your Winter Project.
Working with reports.
Meeting Date: November 30, 2017
Meeting Date: January 25, 2018.