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by wigansaint
04 Nov 2019 20:19
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Census entry if away from home
Replies: 21
Views: 1351

Re: Census entry if away from home

I agree with Mike. I also enter the census for the individual exactly as it shows on the census form. If I feel that I need to, I enter a note on the individual's census record pointing to the information for the census record of the family of that person. Sometimes I also add a note to the census ...
by wigansaint
02 Nov 2019 21:54
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Census entry if away from home
Replies: 21
Views: 1351

Census entry if away from home

Wondering how members handle entering of people who are not at home on census night. I have a relative (a grandfather when he was a young child) who is a visitor to a family who are no relation to him. Rest of family are at home address. Would I enter this as though the relative was at home and put ...
by wigansaint
19 May 2019 21:26
Forum: General Usage
Topic: reinstallation
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: reinstallation

Further to this post I now have v.5 installed and have updated to latest version. My original laptop gave up the ghost but I have managed to rescue the files from the hard drive and imported them onto my new laptop and into Family Historian. I used the project window, imported gedcom file and chose ...
by wigansaint
03 May 2019 18:15
Forum: General Usage
Topic: reinstallation
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: reinstallation

Thanks for that.
by wigansaint
02 May 2019 21:20
Forum: General Usage
Topic: reinstallation
Replies: 5
Views: 645

reinstallation

Hi, I recently had to purchase a new laptop and am currently re-installing my software. I have a disc of V.4 which I have installed.Originally I also downloaded V.5. I have found a download of V.5 in the download archive. However the product key I have to activate the program does not work. Is there...
by wigansaint
13 Jan 2019 19:23
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Edit/delete stored place names.
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Edit/delete stored place names.

Made a basic mistake in the marriage entry. I put a wrong spelling of a place name and unfortunately saved it.Now when I start typing a place name this wrong spelling keeps appearing. Is there a way to delete this from the saved place names?

Thanks
by wigansaint
03 Aug 2018 21:12
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: problem saving media images
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Re: problem saving media images

Will do next time It happens.

It fails and then succeeds for identical path and filename.
by wigansaint
03 Aug 2018 20:59
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: problem saving media images
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Re: problem saving media images

Yes the path is correct. This problem does not occur everytime I try to save an image.
Since posting the question I have tried to save an image and was able to do so.
by wigansaint
03 Aug 2018 20:37
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: problem saving media images
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

problem saving media images

Recently I have been getting an error message when trying to save media images. I have deleted and then installed a fresh download of Ancestral sources but to no avail.
Any suggestions would be welcome.
by wigansaint
19 Oct 2016 12:53
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Problem with diagram text scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 1520

Re: Problem with diagram text scheme

Luckily I had only just started my family tree and there wasnt a lot to add.Thanks.
by wigansaint
18 Oct 2016 21:31
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Problem with diagram text scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 1520

Re: Problem with diagram text scheme

It would appear I have solved the problem. Dont know how but I reloaded a backup file and re-entered the info. At same time I did reload installation settings for diagram options. Thanks for the help.
by wigansaint
18 Oct 2016 18:29
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Problem with diagram text scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 1520

Re: Problem with diagram text scheme

Hi Tried that but with no success. I have two family trees (Mine and my wife's, both with same text scheme) and it appears that only my tree is affected. My wife's shows all birth marriage and death info
by wigansaint
18 Oct 2016 13:23
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Problem with diagram text scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 1520

Problem with diagram text scheme

Hi all, I am having problems with the text scheme on my diagrams. I currently have the Birth, Marr, Death scheme selected. However, from the 3x great grandparents generation none of the information is showing in the boxes even though the information has been added. If I look at the individual record...
by wigansaint
11 Feb 2015 10:35
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Multiple project backup
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Multiple project backup

Until now I have concentrated on my own family project, but recently I started to do family histories for other people. When I try to save a backup of the individual projects they are all saved into one backup folder although I have given the backup folder a different name in the preferences menu fo...
by wigansaint
02 Feb 2015 22:18
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Is there a plugin/query to report Addresses
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

Is there a plugin/query to report Addresses

which will show the addresses where individuals lived during their lifetime, or can the same result be achieved by a report in FH?

Thanks for any reply.
by wigansaint
09 Jan 2015 19:31
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Problem with media in backup
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Problem with media in backup

I recently realised I had added some wrong information to my family tree. I tried to restore a backup I had made but found that the media folder was missing and no multimedia images had been restored. Whenever I do a backup I always do a full backup. Are the media files restored to a different locat...
by wigansaint
29 Nov 2014 20:39
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: How to treat nephews,nieces etc.
Replies: 1
Views: 1237

How to treat nephews,nieces etc.

On numerous censuses I have other relatives other than sons and daughters living at an address. I tried adding a nephew of the head of household (Putting nephew as relation ) but he was recorded in FH as being a son of the head of household. How do others treat these relatives?
by wigansaint
25 Nov 2014 21:49
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Marriage witnesses.
Replies: 4
Views: 2869

Marriage witnesses.

Marriage witnesses are invariably relatives of either the bride or groom. How can the following be entered via AS 1..At the time the marriage details are entered in AS there is no known relationship between witnesses and bride or groom,so the the "just a name -not in file " is chosen but later in re...
by wigansaint
24 Nov 2014 20:24
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Marriage not showing as source.
Replies: 1
Views: 1334

Marriage not showing as source.

I have added an individuals details from their birth cert.(Among them fathers name and mothers maiden name). I have then added the parents marriage , using AS. If I then look at the parents individual records the marriage does not show as a source for the spouses name only the birth certificate of t...
by wigansaint
20 Nov 2014 10:35
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Help on editing templates
Replies: 7
Views: 2399

Re: Help on editing templates

Thanks for the replies.

Message to self "Read everything before making fool of yourself" :oops:
by wigansaint
19 Nov 2014 22:23
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Help on editing templates
Replies: 7
Views: 2399

Help on editing templates

I have worked through tutorial for adding marriage information but have a problem with the auto text. The county name (Surrey) does not appear on the 3rd line as it should i.e ......at Parish Church in the parish of Newton in the county of (Surrey not showing as it should)) I have tried to edit the ...
by wigansaint
13 Jan 2014 21:14
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Suggestions on entering census info
Replies: 1
Views: 1174

Suggestions on entering census info

How would people deal with the following for entering with AS. In the 1871 census I have the following Alice Ellswood head, widow 28, Mary J.Glover sister 33 and Amelia Glover sister 21 As her sisters are named Glover and shown as unmarried should I enter her as Alice Ellswood or Alice Glover?(And t...
by wigansaint
23 Dec 2013 18:27
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Entering marriage details
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Re: Entering marriage details

Thanks for that.Hadn't got as far as adding multimedia image tutorial.
by wigansaint
23 Dec 2013 15:45
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Entering marriage details
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Entering marriage details

I am working through the tutorials for adding marriage details but am confused when it comes to entering "further information" in part 4 of the tutorial. In the tutorial it says to enter Ref ID as 23 from the transcript. I can find no mention of the number 23 in the transcript given in part 1 of the...
by wigansaint
22 Dec 2013 21:00
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Copying sources into AS
Replies: 5
Views: 2276

Re: Copying sources into AS

Concentrating on one thing at a time.Will master AS before looking at Expressions etc.