Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Nu 2 AQ – FS Set Summary

Set Summary – Family Tree Values in AQ From the Review with FamilySearch screen, you are able to see the values which show in the Summary screen in new.FamilySearch. These are the values which will be seen in the Family Tree. To help you prepare for this transition, Ancestral Quest also lets you Set the …

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OFSL AQ Standard

Ogden FamilySearch Library AQ Standard This posting is specific to the Ogden (Utah, USA) FamilySearch Library. The Ogden FamilySearch Library now has a standard approach to Disk and Flash Drive assignments for the Ancestral Quest program. The Windows operating systems assign drive letters to devices which are attached to the computer. Drives A: and B: …

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Nu 2 AQ – Update LDS Ordinances

Ancestral Quest – Update Ordinances Smarter – Faster – Easier A new button in the Ordinance Reservation and Tracking System will let you select a group of people in your file and have Ancestral Quest automatically update all the LDS ordinances for those individuals in your file that are linked to records in new FamilySearch. …

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Nu 2 AQ – Color Coding

Ancestral Quest – In Color! There is a filing system based on four colors that has gained popularity among genealogists over the past several years. In this system, by default, blue is your color, the color of your father, your father’s father, and all of his direct line ancestors. Green is the color of your …

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AQ-PAF File Types

Ancestral Quest – PAF File Types Ancestral Quest can use both .paf and .aq file types. When Ancestral Quest uses the .paf file type, it can do everything that PAF can do to that file type, plus more. PAF can’t store the Family Search Identification number in the .paf file format, but Ancestral Quest can. …

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I’m My Own Grandpa

Ancestral Quest – Fixing Loops We have probably all heard the song where a man sings, “I’m my own grandpa.” This is what that pedigree chart looks like. Richard Conner (RIN 17417) is the son of William Conner (RIN 17404) who is the son of Richard Conner (RIN 17417) who is the son of William Conner (RIN 17404) who is …

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Nu 2 AQ – FS Discussions

FamilySearch Discussions in AQ From the Review and Selectively Synchronize FamilySearch Person with Local Individual screen, you will now be able to view and add comments to discussions for individuals. We get to this screen by clicking the dark blue Family Tree icon of any linked person. This icon is available in either the Family …

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Nu 2 AQ – Quicker Access to Ordinances

Parent/Spouse – The Fast Way From the Pedigree view or the Family view, Click on the Family Tree icon of a linked person. This will bring up the Review and Selectively Synchronize FamilySearch Person with Local Individual screen. From here you can now access information on sealings to Spouses and/or Parents. In the family shown above, there …

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Gaylon Findlay

Ancestral Quest – Gaylon Findlay Gaylon Findlay, founder of Incline Software, and author of Ancestral Quest, the program from which PAF was created, spoke at the Ogden FamilySearch Library Thursday, 6 Sep 2012. He demonstrated features of the new Ancestral Quest 14. He discussed the use of Tags, Color Coding, Fan Charts, Set Summary (yes …

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Large Reports – 32 bit

Ancestral Quest 32 bit PDF Reports If you are using a 64 bit operating system, go to Large Reports – 64 bit. There is a limit to how much you can print on an 8 1/2 x 11 inch piece of paper. Most people don’t have a way to print on paper larger than legal …

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