FamilySearch

I am a member of the Yahoo Group AQ_AncestralQuest. One of the group members made this request:

Please provide steps to include family search ID number in AQ14

He then described the field at the bottom of the Edit Individual screen by saying:

FamilySearch ID (greyed out)

I would have waited to see what replies he received, but I started thinking about two words he used: greyed out.

That meant that the FamilySearch ID was not available to be updated. The solution is simple, but only if you know the solution. This will demonstrate the problem:

02_NowNot

The image above is similar to what he would see if he opened a file in Ancestral Quest.

01_NowSee

This is what he would need to see in order to link his records to the corresponding records in the FamilySearch Family Tree. Here are the steps to get from the first version to the second version. First click on Tools -> Preferences.

03_Preferences

The Preferences screen has several tabs. Click on the FamilySearch tab.

04_FamilySearch

There must be a check in the checkbox labeled Enable FamilySearch features.

05_Next

You will be notified that your selection will not take effect until you stop and re-start Ancestral Quest.

If you would like to join the AncestralQuest group, do this:

21_HomePage

In Ancestral Quest, click on the Internet tab and select Ancestral Quest Home Page.

22_Support

There, click on the Support tab, and select Newsgroup.

23_Search

When you get there, type Ancestral Quest in the search field, and click the Search Groups button.

25_Browse

Scroll up and down the groups returned, and select the group or groups which interest you.

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