Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Internet Sources

Showing Internet Sites as Sources I recently decided to use the findagrave.com database as a secondary source on the Burial dates and places in my Ancestral Quest file. I had previously created an Other Event, which I called Cemetery Plot, to store the information I found in Find A Grave. When  Ancestral Quest version 14.00.14 was …

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Videos

Learn Ancestral Quest with Videos I tell people that I teach Ancestral Quest at the Ogden FamilySearch Library, and that is almost true. I moderate the class. Most of the teaching is done by Gaylon Findlay, who wrote Ancestral Quest. Gaylon built this capability into the program, and you can use it at home if you …

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Version 14.00.14

Version 14.00.14 is here. For information on how to update your Ancestral Quest, go to this LINK. It shows in detail how to update your existing copy of AQ. There is no charge for this update! The major change to this version is the ability to copy sources to and from the Family Tree. I …

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Sources

Sources Using Ancestral Quest to copy Sources to or from Family Tree AQ 14.00.14 does it. Note: This is a preliminary posting, which may be replaced with a similar posting using a record with a more exemplary source. First, a quick note about sources. Many people, probably most, use the Notes function for documenting the …

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Timeline

Timeline Create your own entries The Timeline view of your ancestors can add historical context to the life of your ancestors. If you haven’t tried it, take a few minutes to experiment with it. Note that the names of other people who appear on the Timeline of your relative are active links to their own …

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Place Name Corrections

Place Name Corrections Quick Entry I received an email with an interesting question. It dealt with the automatic entry of place names. Suppose you enter a place name and spell it incorrectly, then you go back and correct the spelling. If the corrected spelling falls after the incorrect spelling alphabetically, the Quick Entry feature of …

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