Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Print Family Tree with No Ordinances

Today's issue of the Logan FamilySearch Library newsletter offered this information, which may be useful to any of us.

Question:  Is there a way to print a pedigree chart on FamilySearch Family Tree without ordinances?

Answer:  Yes.  Follow these steps:
  1. Click the print icon
  2.  In the URL, look for show_ords=true
  3. Change the word true to false and press enter to refresh the chart.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Training available for Family Tree

The easiest way to find the videos and other helps about the Family Tree is to go to  https://familysearch.org/tree-training

Or you can go to https://familysearch.org/  and click on Get Help > Product Support > Family Tree > More Training videos

Once you get to the site, be sure to create a bookmark for it so you can find it again quickly. (In Chrome, you can do this by clicking on the lock icon in the address box and dragging it onto the bookmark bar.)

Friday, July 12, 2013

Billion Graves Connects to Family Tree

Now you can connect all those images you upload on the BillionGraves website straight to FamilySearch with just the click of a button!  Simply go to the "Tools" tab on the BillionGraves site, and click "FamilySearch" from the dropdown menu and you can start connecting your family members' records (and any other records for that matter) to their FamilySearch records. You can also attach any record by clicking on "Link to Family Search" on any records page. 
To see how it works, watch their introduction video.