Tag Archives: PAF

Relationships

Relationships I am a member of a Yahoo Group called AncestralQuest. It is a discussion group for people who use the Ancestral Quest program. You can find this group by starting Ancestral Quest, clicking on the Internet tab and selecting Ancestral Quest Home Page. From there, click on Community and select AQ User Groups. Recently, …

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Tutorials

Ancestral Quest Tutorials Learn Ancestral Quest from the Expert at Home In my classes at the Ogden FamilySearch Library, I use tutorials produced by Gaylon Findlay, of Incline Software, to teach the basic concepts of Ancestral Quest. He wrote Ancestral Quest, which is the basis for PAF, so who better to teach the class? To …

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PAF or AQ

PAF or Ancestral Quest? Which should I use, and Why? Many people were first introduced to genealogical record keeping on a computer through the Personal Ancestral File program, PAF.  They followed it through many changes and improvements, and they felt comfortable using it, clear up to version 5.2.18. Then came FamilySearch. PAF doesn’t do FamilySearch. People started …

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Reports

How To – Reports in Ancestral Quest One topic missing from the online video tutorials is Reports. Reports are accessed by clicking the Reports icon on the Toolbar. The Reports icon is the printer shown in the red square above. The available report types are listed at the top of the Reports and Charts screen. …

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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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