How to Open Reunion 10 Reports in Pages

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:

Pages Error Opening Reunion 10 Report

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.

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Index of Individuals Report in Family Tree Maker 2012

It’s hard to believe that a report of all individuals in your tree wasn’t already in Family Tree Maker! Ancestry has corrected this oversight in FTM 2012.

Now you can print a report listing the persons in your tree. It can be all of them, but doesn’t have to be.

You can make a report listing the immediate family of a person. The selected can be changed by using the pedigree navigation bar at the top of the screen.

The index of individuals report can also be made to list selected individuals. This works just like on other reports.

The report lists individuals in rows with their name and birth, marriage, and death dates in columns.
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Mailing Address List and Report in Reunion 9 for Mac

How would you like to know how to create lists of contact information (mailing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses. etc.) for people in your genealogy software, Reunion 9 for Mac family file? Do you want to create mailing labels or do a mail merge from the same data? Well you can thanks to the mailing address list functionality in Reunion 9 for Mac.

In this video from the MacGenealogist Archives, I delve into each button, setting, and field of the mailing address list and report windows in Reunion 9 for Mac, Mailing Address Lists and Reports in the Reunion for Macintosh Genealogy Software.

GenealogyTools Members, download this video to your computer for your private use.

How to Add Perspective Events to an Ages List in Reunion 9

Reunion for Mac perspective events can help you connect with your ancestors by better understanding their life experiences. They can be used in the timeline chart and the ages list.

The ages list gives you a different view of history than the timeline chart. It’s primary purpose is to convey a person’s age at the time of each recorded event in his or her life. You can add other events individually or in sets. This video will take you step-by-step through adding perspective events to an ages list.

GenealogyTools Members, download this video to your computer for your private use.