Sub Categories


    An Overview of Queries
    According to the Family Historian Help file “A query is a reusable set of instructions for extracting information from a Family Historian file
    Calculate the length of a marriage (How To)
    The function below will calculate in years the length of a marriage
    Census Preparation with Family Historian & Rootsmagic
    Demonstrates how to drill into your Family Historian database to discover work to be completed
    Copy a Query Result Set to a Table in Notes or Book Item
    A query can produce very informative tabulated data that may need to be captured in a table in either a rich text Notes field or a Free Text item in a Book
    Creating a Custom Query
    Sooner or later, most users of have a question about their data that can be answered using a Custom Query
    Display long text such as Notes
    In a Query Column or Records Window Column any long text such as Note fields and Text From Source fields are truncated at about 150 characters with an ellipsis … This workaround will display the full text
    How to Find and Mark Twins
    Identifying multiple births can be very helpful
    Searching and Filtering
    There are times when a Query is overkill — you simply want, for example, to locate a single individual in your data, or to find all occurrences of a particular phrase, or to replace instances of a word
    Split Tree Helper
    This is covered in the manual Getting the Most From Family Historian in either Chapter 14 – Merging, Comparing and Splitting Tree Files or in later editions Chapter 15 – Compare, Merge, Split, Copy and Export GEDCOM Files
    Using Family Historian to Report Missing Burial Photos
    A basic introduction to the power of the Family Historian Query Builder, and also the Search facilities.