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41 GEDCOM - Export from other programs to Legacy

When you want to transfer information from a different genealogy program you usually have to export a GEDCOM file from it and then import this file into Legacy. (Once a GEDCOM file has been exported from another program, you can easily import it into Legacy…

42 GEDCOM - How export from Legacy to a different program

If you want to send all of the information in your family file, or just a part of it, to someone who is not using Legacy, you can do so by exporting a GEDCOM file. To export a GEDCOM file from Legacy Family Tree: Choose Export to > GEDCOM File from the…

43 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…

44 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…

45 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…

46 Gedcom Export from Ancestry

To import your Ancestry tree into Legacy, you need to create a gedcom on Ancestry.com. Only the owner of the tree can create the gedcom so if you're not the owner, you'll need to contact that person and ask them if they would create a gedcom for you. Detailed…

47 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…

48 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…

49 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…

50 Geo Location Database Quick Guide

Geo Location Database Quick Guide The Geo Location Database (Geo DB for short) is a Deluxe feature. The Geo DB 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…