Category Archives: Preferences

API

API Ancestral Quest has the ability to pass information to and from the FamilySearch Family Tree. To do this, two things are necessary. The user must have established a usercode and password authorizing access to the Family Tree. The program used (in this case Ancestral Quest) must access the FamilySearch Family Tree through the Application …

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Tools – Preferences – FamilySearch

How to – Preferences – FamilySearch Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen. If it is not already showing, click on the FamilySearch tab. If you intend to sync your family information with the FamilySearch Family Tree database maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you must check the Enable FamilySearch …

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Tools – Preferences – Prepared By

How to – Preferences – Prepared By Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen. If it is not already showing, click on the Prepared by tab. The information from the Prepared by screen goes, optionally, into some reports and into the GEDCOMs you export. Consider where your reports and GEDCOMs may go before you …

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Tools – Preferences – InfoBox

How to – Preferences – InfoBox Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen. If it is not already showing, click on the InfoBox tab. This screen controls the presentation of the InfoBox. The InfoBox is similar to the information presented in the Family view for the highlighted person. The InfoBox is presented in the …

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Tools – Preferences – Database

How to – Preferences – Database Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen. If it is not already showing, click on the Database tab. Title: is in the upper left corner. By default it will contain the name of your file, but it can be changed. The value in this field will appear on …

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Tools – Preferences – Files and Folders

How to – Preferences – Files and Folders Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen. If it is not already showing, click on the Files and Folders tab. This is where you let Ancestral Quest know how to find the folder where it can find your backup files, the folder where you want …

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Tools – Preferences – Miscellaneous

How to – Preferences – Miscellaneous Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen. If it is not already showing, click on the Miscellaneous tab. The top check box causes Ancestral Quest to present a notification screen whenever you open a read-only file. You must then acknowledge that screen to continue. If this …

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Tools – Preferences – General

Tools – Preferences – General One of the first things you will want to do after installing Ancestral Quest, is to set up your preferences. This is where you tell Ancestral Quest how you want it to work for you. Preferences… are reached through the Tools tab on the Menu bar. Clicking on Tools > Preferences… will present the Preferences screen, showing the General tab. The …

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