Tag Archives: Genealogy Software

AQ Version 14.00.11

AQ 14.00.11 is here When Ancestral Quest 14.00.10 became available, with access to the Family Tree, it was a major programming effort. Gaylon Findlay, the creator of Ancestral Quest, referred to it as a lobotomy.  As a programmer, I would expect minor corrections to be needed when the general public has a chance to use …

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Family Tree

Family Tree Access is Here If you haven’t yet downloaded version 14.00.10 of Ancestral Quest, please do it now. The new version is unique. It directly accesses and updates the Family Tree (FT). It also accesses the old FamilySearch database (nFS). The values moved from nFS to FT were the summary values seen in new.familysearch.org, …

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Beta Family Tree

Beta Family Tree Testing is Near Completion Direct access to the Family Tree by Ancestral Quest is now being tested. Although the changes are massive, the impact on the user is very small. I will show the differences as they appear at this time. Remember that we are in an interim period where both databases …

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AQ Version 14.00.9

AQ Version 14.00.9 is now available. On 20 Mar 2013, Incline Software released version 14.00.9 of Ancestral Quest. This change does not involve a change to the Application Program Interface, however it does have corrections for some minor bugs in the last release. Version 14.00.9 is not yet (23 Mar 2013) installed at the Ogden …

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AQ Version 14.00.8

AQ Version 14.00.8 is now available. This change is, in part, because the church has instructed third party vendors that they can no longer combine individuals in the new.familysearch.org database. Since this is a change in the way Ancestral Quest can affect database records, it is highly advisable for you to download AQ version 14.00.8 …

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Family Tree Preparation

Family Tree Preparation This is not a typical AQ Will Do posting. I am concerned about the things I am seeing when I look at the data that will be transferred from the new.FamilySearch.org database to the Family Tree. As I have looked through my own family records, I have seen many things with which …

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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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DNA

DNA – The Gene in Genealogy Storing your genome Ancestral Quest provides for storing the results of your DNA testing. This is done on the More tab of the Edit Individual screen. To enter your DNA markers click on the DNA Markers… button. Hers and His DNA testing is gender specific. Females require mitochondrial testing.  If …

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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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