Family Tree ~ Tips and Tricks and Popups


This section explains additional techniques that can be used to enhance your Family Tree website or CD/DVD. Some are quite straightforward, but others are only recommended for more experienced users.

HTML Tips and Tricks

A particular snag is that Family Historian V3 & V4 produce poorly formatted HTML, which is awkward to edit with a plain text editor. The Recommended Support Tools section suggests some useful free HTML Tidy utilities.

Family Historian V5 & V6 produce much tidier HTML files and uses a Cascading Style Sheet CSS file.

All the features described here, together with a few others, are illustrated on the TATE & SCOTT Family Tree website.

CD/DVD Tips and Tricks

Sometimes a Family Tree CD/DVD will not open correctly, so here are a few workarounds.