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41 GEDCOM - How to export a Focus Group

You can “focus” a GEDCOM export to include just a part of your Legacy family file, like an ancestral line. Please follow these steps: In the GEDCOM Export window, click the Record Selection button to open the Report Record Selection screen. Next select…

42 GEDCOM - How to export only part of a family file

You can “focus” a GEDCOM export to include just a part of your Legacy family file, like an ancestral line. Please follow these steps: 1. In the GEDCOM Export window, click the Record Selection button to open the Report Record Selection screen. 2. Next…

43 GEDCOM - How to import in Legacy

Importing GEDCOM Files Into Legacy Before importing any kind of file (GEDCOM, etc.), it is strongly advised that you back up your family file before hand. It is also important to update your Legacy file because several GEDCOM problems have been fixed in recent…

44 GEDCOM Files - Custom tags in Legacy

Legacy Custom GEDCOM tags Legacy has several information fields that don't have a standard GEDCOM tag associated with them. The GEDCOM specification allows anyone to create new tags for this type of information. These custom tags begin with an underscore…

45 GEDCOM Files - How to upload a GEDCOM file to FamilySearch

Can I upload a GEDCOM file to the Family Tree at FamilySearch? Yes, but you cannot do it using Legacy FamilySearch. You will have to use Legacy Family Tree. To upload your family information, first create a GEDCOM file. Your GEDCOM file can be up to 100 MB…

46 GEDCOM Tags - Custom Tags in Other Programs

User-Defined GEDCOM Tags Customer tags may be found in GEDCOM files from other programs. These tags are not part of the GEDCOM 5.5 standard. They have been created and used by various genealogy programs in order to handle pieces of information that are not…

47 Geo Location Database Quick Guide

Geo Location Database Quick Guide The Geo Location feature in Legacy is very useful when trying to search for place information that is current. The three million world-wide locations in the database are those that are in existence today. This quick guide…

48 Half or Step Children

If you would like to include half brothers and sisters in the Child List, right-click on a child and choose View > Show 1/2 Children. (The children shown as ½ children can actually be a mixture of half- and step-children. They are children from other…

49 How Can I Print the Index View?

The Index View cannot be printed; however, the Name List, which is essentially the same thing, can be. The Name List Report is highly customizable -- any columns of information you have selected in Index View can be selected for printing. The Name List (or…

50 How do I do a Windows System Restore to undo changes to my computer?

How do I do a system Restore Point to an earlier time? Please see the article "How to use Windows System Restore to undo changes to your computer" at http://legacynews.typepad.com/legacy_news/2009/10/how-to-use-windows-system-restore-to-undo-changes-to-your-computer.html.…