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Familytree maker - cor this is handy Best price cu

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Chrispynoodle

Chrispynoodle Report 28 Apr 2006 11:13

Still got visions of Glen with turnips down trousers and helmet on head etc, but now with Heather standing next to him in BIG knickers!!!!

Glen In Tinsel Knickers

Glen In Tinsel Knickers Report 28 Apr 2006 11:16

Just wait for our homepage! Glen

Val wish I'd never started

Val wish I'd never started Report 28 Apr 2006 11:21

Chrispy what an image !!!!!!!

Christine

Christine Report 28 Apr 2006 14:22

Valerie, Yes I can web search straight from FTM, merge info, make a web page,print various trees, and lots of other useful bits. The edition came with 90days subs to Ancestry World Tree and 30 days to UK collection but was already a member, just needed to register. It also had a disc data set of parish records for Eng, Wales etc which I haven't used yet. Opps, just read my origional message, I should have said 2005 edition, sorry typing error. Still.. its works for me! Can't afford to be fussy at my age!

Heather

Heather Report 28 Apr 2006 16:49

Well if that is a full program Chris, it is a real bargain.

Val wish I'd never started

Val wish I'd never started Report 28 Apr 2006 21:20

blimey Christine that was a bargain I paid £20 for the deluxe 2005 version including postage from Amazon which I thought was cheap , yours is even better

LindainBerkshire1736004

LindainBerkshire1736004 Report 30 Apr 2006 08:58

It arrived Sat morning from S&N, only a day after order placed. £25 45 incl postage. Question can we transfer from GR tree ie Gedcom onto FTM or do I have to add over 700 individually Thanks for any answers Regards Linda

Heather

Heather Report 30 Apr 2006 10:21

Hi, someone else uploaded from GR the other day - I will try to find her thread and the advice she received. Ive bumped it to the top, topic originator is Vanessa.

LindainBerkshire1736004

LindainBerkshire1736004 Report 30 Apr 2006 11:25

Thanks Heather I've done it I think. Seems OK so far Tried some of the links to Ancestry too . Think I'm going to be spending a lot of time going through it all Really enjoying it so far Regards Linda

Heather

Heather Report 30 Apr 2006 14:14

If you click on the tools and stuff at the top, you can go to some interesting bits about your family name, life expectancy, where the name originated, etc.

Colin

Colin Report 30 Apr 2006 14:40

Thank you Heather......I have had the 2005 since Sept but had never tried anything I did not understand. but there you are..... used on one of my rarer names and it produced a lot more information.........and confirmed a lot more ...thanks for the thread Cheers Colin

LindainBerkshire1736004

LindainBerkshire1736004 Report 1 May 2006 08:10

Thanks Heather The more I'm reading the more I'm finding out. So I'll Keep on checking this thread for you valuable advice. Linda

Sarah

Sarah Report 3 May 2006 08:45

Nudged for Lee Sarah :-)

Heather

Heather Report 3 May 2006 09:25

Gawd guys, I dont know much at all! And I only realised today that you can edit the search so you dont end up with every entry in the world! There are some boxes at top right hand side where you can refine the records you actually want to be found for a particular person.

Glen In Tinsel Knickers

Glen In Tinsel Knickers Report 3 May 2006 09:33

Hi all The search edit thingy (technical term again) never seems to reduce the number of matches i get,and when i click on the next page it seems to 'forget' which records i want and gives me all the yanks social security stuff again. Many of my matches that i found through trawling (pre FTM purchase) are one and two star quality,any tips? FTM 2005 Deluxe (WDYTYA version) Glen

Mo in London

Mo in London Report 3 May 2006 11:34

Taken from another thread where I posted a reply to this, so it might help, ftm help please are there any short cuts when i do a search i dont want to go through all the births to find a marraige and death records regards In my version you can customize when doing a search, and you can just choose whatever you require. Choose person - search web - database - scroll down to customise - a pop up box appears - choose a collection - e.g.bmd - highlight an individual database and add. (England ones are from 151 onwards). click ok and box will close. Then search. You can also change the amount of star matches you want i.e. 4 star, 3 star etc. Thats under quality in the search window. Maureen

Glen In Tinsel Knickers

Glen In Tinsel Knickers Report 3 May 2006 13:51

Thanks Maureen Will have to look for this 151 thing then Glen

Truly

Truly Report 3 May 2006 17:10

Have been searching today .. after reading the thread.. and it sounds great. I have seen this one from S&N priced £22.95 Family Tree Maker 2006 - Single CD Edition Could you tell me if this is the right software please? Julie

Heather

Heather Report 3 May 2006 18:01

Yes that would be fine, but trawl through this thread as I think someone found it cheaper???

Borobabs

Borobabs Report 3 May 2006 19:03

Heather, I'll beat any price with the one daughter bought;; If anyone has the bookman going to there school or place work, he was selling Who do you think you are , ones for £4;;; I gave it away as a pressy and guess what does all the things my £20 + one does;;; Not puddy fair;; so peeps keep your eyes open;; babs