Tamura Jones, an expert on genealogy software, has awarded GenealogyTools.com his “Most Timely Practical Advice Series” award for our “Replacing Family Tree Maker” series. As the series author, I’m extremely pleased for our work to be recognized, [Read more…]
This morning I published on Kindle, “Practical Citation, A Guide to Simply and Safely Recording Sources and Citations.” Three editions are currently available: Reunion 10, Family Tree Maker 2014, and Family Tree Maker 3 (Mac).
Find them easily through my author page on Amazon US. The ebooks are also available through Amazon in other countries.
Even if you don’t have a Kindle, iPad, or other compatible device you can read the ebook. You simply download free Kindle reader software for your computer.
If you’d rather have a copy you can print you could join the Practical Citation community at PracticalCitation.com. Membership comes with PDF copies of all editions of the guide.
The RootsMagic 7 and Family Historian 6 editions will be available soon.
This week I had been contributing to a thread on the ReunionTalk forum about the wish to be able to link multimedia to events and citations. Some of my posts are disappearing shortly after I enter them!
In response to a specific question I provided details about how Reunion’s citation feature is limited in comparison to what the GEDCOM standard and other leading genealogy software support. I also pointed out that due to Reunion not supporting multimedia and quality assessments linked to citations, that data is discarded without warning, when one imports a GEDCOM.
After posting in the thread I viewed my post in context so I know it was there. A couple hours later I went back to see if there was a response and found my post had mysteriously disappeared! [Read more…]
I noticed in the ReunionTalk Forum today that there’s been some discussion about this subject and thought I’d publish a video to clear things up.
If you’ve got the new Pages app on your Mac and tried to open a Reunion 10 report with it you’ve seen an error like this:
This happens because Apple didn’t include support for opening rich text format (RTF) files in the new version of Pages and Reunion creates RTF files.