The following techniques can be used to discover what other records are linked to particular records of interest.
In all ƒh versions, select any one record and use View > Record Links… to obtain a Record Links dialogue that lists all records linked to the selected record. This dialogue allows all the record fields to be expanded similar to the The Records Window provides a comprehensive view of all the information stored within a Family Historian project. and the The Property Box is the primary window for data entry and for viewing details of stored records. It is used with records of all types. All Tab. There are also options to Show Record Types selectively, Go To the Property Box of one record, and Add to Named Lists are a way in FH to group related items — which can be records of any type(s) — so that you can easily find them to work with. via this button
View Source Citations
This is explained in the advice for Finding Records linked to a Source and includes a Query technique.
View Place Linksƒh V6 added Place records and offers several ways to discover where they are used in addition to the other techniques described here. Tools > Work with Data > Places… opens the Place List dialogue, where you can select a single Place and click either the Records or Where Used buttons. The Records button shows a dialogue similar to View Record Links above. The Where Used button shows a Result Set similar to the Plugins are small programs that allow new features to be added without upgrading Family Historian itself; some plugins are written by Calico Pie and others are written by users. below. Alternatively, multiple Place names may be selected and the View in Map > View in Map Window option displays them in the Map Window where all associated Facts are one of the key concepts at the heart of Family Historian; they are how you record the things that happened to, or described, each ancestor (Individual). and records can be investigated.
From the Records Window for Places, any records may be selected and the Map Window option to Map Locations of Selected According to GEDCOM, a Place should hold “The jurisdictional name of the place where the event took place…” will display them in the Map Window where all associated facts and records can be investigated.
Version 5+ Plugins
Since ƒh V5, Plugins are available that have advantages over the options above, as they show more details, and double clicking in the Results Set will open the Property Box with the details in focus. Right-clicking some items will offer to Locate in Property Box, or Locate in All Tab which may show more specific details.
- Where Used Record Links works for multiple selections of any Record Type.
- List All A link between a source and a fact, documenting Where within the source you find information being “cited” to support the fact/conclusion. for a Selected Source works for one Source: “where information was found”. This could be anything from an archive in a county records office, a book, or even a relative’s recorded recollection. Citing your Sources helps to show how you reached a particular conclusion about an Individual. at a time.