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Moving to V4 from V3 - Please read
All versions of V4 will upgrade your V3 install. You can not install V4 and V3 on a single...
Written by Jane on 06/05/09 at 07:47:09 GMT
(2 comments) (3248 reads)
Custom Tree Splitter
There is a wish-list item asking for a tree-split based upon the individuals shown on a diagram....
Written by Robin Price on 13/11/06 at 08:52:14 GMT
(16 comments) (658 reads)
Controlling Text in Diagrams (Simon Orde)
Suppose you have some extra text that you want to add into boxes in diagrams, but you want it to be...
Written by Jane on 24/08/06 at 08:18:37 GMT
(1 comment) (1670 reads)
Linked files e.g web pages
One thing I like to do is link saved images or web pages into my GEDCOM file with FH. This avoids...
Written by kirshaw on 30/05/06 at 20:52:41 GMT
(9 comments) (2369 reads)
Before upgrading to V3
Make sure if you have customised the standard text schemes in version 2 you save them to custom...
Written by Jane Admin on 12/04/06 at 11:52:17 GMT
(0 comments) (1439 reads)
Tips from Simon
Things have been quiet for a while, so I thought I'd post a few Family Historian tips in case they...
Written by Jane Admin on 24/08/05 at 11:52:23 GMT
(3 comments) (3011 reads)
Census Record Summary By Household
I store all my census copies alphabetically by Head of Household in one multi-ring plastic pocket...
Written by Jane Admin on 23/11/04 at 13:11:21 GMT
(7 comments) (3939 reads)
Using Merge to Create Timelines in Reports
By Frank Mathie This is my first article, although I have been using Family Historian for just...
Written by Jane Admin on 23/11/04 at 11:44:00 GMT
(1 comment) (2564 reads)
Index for Narrative Report
There are a few steps involved in this process, and while on first reading it may seem complex, it...
Written by BobC on 23/11/04 at 11:03:45 GMT
(3 comments) (2110 reads)
Whats New in 2.3
<B>1. Support for Narrative Reports</B> A major new report has been...
Written by Jane Admin on 16/11/04 at 18:11:27 GMT
(2 comments) (2186 reads)
Accessing the last Occurrence
Did you know if you specify [<99] for the index of an event or field you can access the last...
Written by Jane Admin on 02/11/04 at 15:37:31 GMT
(1 comment) (1612 reads)
Using special characters.
Below is a table of the special characters available using the Alt key and the number pad. For...
Written by Jane Admin on 27/10/04 at 13:27:28 GMT
(7 comments) (2576 reads)
Combining Files with out merging (Simon Orde)
I want to merge the files, but do not want FH to do any merging of individuals or families, even...
Written by Jane Admin on 10/09/04 at 18:33:42 GMT
(1 comment) (1679 reads)
What the alternative name is.
Family Historian treats names (and a few other things like sex) separately from 'events' and...
Written by Jane Admin on 09/08/04 at 12:11:17 GMT
(2 comments) (1955 reads)
Hints for Merging Files (Simon Orde)
<< Well, after backing up my data I tried to merge the two GEDCOM files. Didnt...
Written by Jane Admin on 13/07/04 at 17:59:29 GMT
(0 comments) (1557 reads)
Troubleshooting Upgrade problems (Simon Orde)
If you are having problems downloading or installing a Family historian upgrade here are some...
Written by Jane Admin on 24/03/04 at 11:13:59 GMT
(3 comments) (1804 reads)
Short Cut Keys
The below basic shortcut keys are a listing of shortcut keys that will work with almost all IBM...
Written by Jane on 05/01/04 at 10:44:37 GMT
(4 comments) (1693 reads)
Resizing a diagram to fit the paper
Some people have found the instructions in the manual for resizing a diagram for printing to a...
Written by Jane on 21/11/03 at 14:13:41 GMT
(12 comments) (4591 reads)
Tips for using Lists : Simon Orde
You can re-order items in the Named List pane. If you click on a column heading in a Named List it...
Written by Admin on 03/11/03 at 12:55:44 GMT
(1 comment) (1688 reads)
Complex Families - part two: Simon Orde
Dear Simon I have also tried to get a similar effect & have failed. Here is my...
Written by Admin on 12/09/03 at 13:38:44 GMT
(1 comment) (1706 reads)
Complex Families on diagrams : Simon Orde
It should be possible to have an All Relatives diagram that shows A and C, and all of their...
Written by Admin on 04/09/03 at 11:55:01 GMT
(1 comment) (1940 reads)
Changing box colours on Charts : Simon Orde
In version 2.2 you will be able to copy a chart to the clipboard. As of now, the only way you can...
Written by Admin on 02/09/03 at 11:09:51 GMT
(1 comment) (1527 reads)
Showing Full Names in Diagrams : Simon Orde
I recently was emailed by someone who said she wanted to display people's...
Written by Admin on 04/06/03 at 08:52:33 GMT
(7 comments) (2559 reads)
Font size work around for Reports (Simon Orde)
<p>The correct way to change the caption size should be by changing the font size...
Written by Admin on 26/03/03 at 11:54:06 GMT
(1 comment) (1261 reads)
Tips: Event/Attribute Order in Reports
<p>In the Individual Summary report, there is a section for "Individual...
Written by Admin on 26/03/03 at 11:43:33 GMT
(1 comment) (1587 reads)
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