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51 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…

52 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…

53 Getting Started with the Volume One Legacy Training Videos on a Thumb Drive

Getting Started with the Volume One Legacy Training Videos Thank you for purchasing the Volume 1 Legacy Training Videos. The following videos are on the thumb drive:  Legacy for Beginners  Names, Dates, and Places  12‐Step Checklist  Ultimate…

54 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…

55 How do I enter adoptive parents?

When a child has been adopted he/she has two sets of parents, the biological set and the adoptive set. It is very easy to enter two sets of parents in Legacy and this will allow you to follow both lines. This is especially important now with DNA evidence…

56 How do I find family files on my computer?

How do I find family files on my computer? Legacy files that contain family data come in two types: Legacy family files with the extension .FDB (as in family database). These files are the primary data file for your genealogical information. Legacy family…

57 How Do I Get Started Using Legacy?

There are several ways to learn how to use Legacy: "Legacy for Beginners" free training video at http://www.legacyfamilytree.net/videos/beg8/LegacyForBeginners.html Tutorials in the Help file in Legacy - go to Help and select Show Help Index. You'll find…

58 How do I set Legacy to always start with my preferred family file?

1. Click on Options and select Customize on the ribbon to open the Customize Legacy window. 2. Select 1. General Settings and then under 1.2 Starting Family File select Always open this file to open the Starting Family File window. . 3. Select your preferred…

59 How to Add Additional Parents

In Legacy you can link an individual to more than one set of parents. This might happen in the case of an adoption, for example. You want to track both the biological parents and the adoptive parents. To add an additional set of parents: 1. From the Family…

60 How to Add an Additional Spouse

To add an additional spouse to an individual: 1. From the Family View, Click husband's Spouses or wife's Spouses icon. 2. From the Wives of.. or Husbands of box, select Add New Wife or Add New Husband. 3. From the Add box, select either Add a NEW person or…