DNA matching has become an increasingly popular research tool. The advice below is just an overview of the techniques currently available in ƒh to record your DNA matches.
The ƒh Extended A Fact Set is a defined list of types of Facts – that is types of Events and Attributes. contains a DNA Markers Events are things that happened to an Individual and Attributes are things that described them. that allows you to record the 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). that the Individual concerned has taken a DNA test.
Charting Companion offers some DNA Charts that require a Users of Family Historian can customize fact definitions, or create their own fact definitions to more closely match they way they want to work. specifically named DNA Kit with its value set to the Number for each person. Note: Some DNA charts need a DNA Kit Number for Every person in your tree will have a single Individual Record, which holds all the information about that individual that you have entered. You can view and edit Individual records in the Property Box Dialogue.. This requires a Custom Attribute specifically named
DNA Kit with its value set to the Kit Number for each person.
There are Querying is a very powerful feature that allows you to specify and save criteria for identifying a set of records of a given record type.:
And 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.:
The Export GEDCOM, an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunication, is a specification for exchanging genealogical data between different genealogy software. It is a file format that most genealogical programs and online trees recognise. File Plugin has settings for websites offering DNA services such as (ANC) Ancestry Family Tree, (FTD) Family Tree DNA, (MYH) MyHeritage Family Tree, etc.