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    Customising Colour Schemes
    Caroline O’Neill has written an primer on Customising Colour Schemes in version 7; click on the image to view
    Customising V7 Display for Generic Sources to Resemble V6
    Some people who upgrade to Family Historian 7 to take advantage of some of its new features (such as formatted text) will prefer to continue using Generic Sources rather than adopting Templated Sources, perhaps to maintain consistency with data previously entered, or because they do not want to learn a new way of working, […]
    Delete a Custom Diagram, Fact Set, Plugin, Query, Record Flag, Report, etc
    Family Historian offers many customisations, most of which can be removed as easily as they are created, but there are some exceptions
    Focus Window Colours
    Customising the Focus Window using the Colours option
    How to Customise or Print Records Window or Named List Columns
    The columns in the Records Window (and Named Lists) can be customised to suit the user’s preferences
    How to Turn Off the Splash Screen
    When Family Historian starts up it displays a Splash screen
    Narrative Report Fact Sentence Templates
    These specify the wording for facts in Narrative Reports and elsewhere
    Silence Deletion Sound
    Silence Deletion Sound To mute the sound associated with many deletions, follow these steps: Open the Sound control panel using one of these methods: Use Windows 11 > Start > Settings > System > Sound > More Sound Settings Use Windows 10 > Start > Settings > System > Sound > Sound control panel In […]
    Some Simple Customisations for Working with Facts
    As you work with Family Historian, you will come to realise exactly how customisable it is, and Facts are no exception; here are four very simple ways to make it easier to work with Facts
    Starting Family Historian With a Specified Project or Record
    This page describes an undocumented option to start Family Historian with any specified Individual or Family Record in the Focus Window
    Understanding the Scope of Features
    Knowing where Family Historian stores its data and settings on your PC greatly aids routine processes such as backup or future migration/upgrade to a new or additional PC