Sub Categories


Named Lists
Named Lists are probably the most under used and misunderstood functions in Family Historian, perhaps because they can be used in so many ways: Quick access to the prime members of your tree Research/To Do List of Actions for a Repository List of data requiring review List of ‘on order’ information List of people to delete […]
Other Programmes for Planning and Tracking Research
Sometimes the Research Planning Facilities within ƒh just don’t quite “do it”; this leads to an examination of external applications
Planning and Tracking Your Research
Many family historians recognise a need to plan and track their research activities, so that they: don’t forget something they plan to do don’t repeat something they’ve already done don’t lose track of progress in the middle of a protracted research activity
Record Flags
Record Flags are simple markers that you can attach to an Individual Record to indicate something about that individual that is useful for you to know when you are researching, or displaying the results of your research
Research Planner Version 2
Important Note: Research Planner will not be upgraded for use with Family Historian V7
Simplenote
Simplenote is a multi-platform application from the makers of WordPress (the blogging software people – Automattic
To-Do List Attribute
This technique creates a Custom Attribute in which the Note field holds labelled details of Work In Progress or Research To Do for the associated Individual; and a dedicated custom Property Box Tab provides a convenient shortcut to create, access, and update these details
Todo.txt
The todo.txt format is a simple set of rules that make todo
Understanding Projects
Projects were introduced in V4 so if you are moving up from V3 or earlier, it’s a good idea to read and understand what projects are and why they are useful
Using Named Lists to Track Your Research
Named Lists are a valuable tool for planning and tracking research
Using Notes To Track Your Research
There are a number of things to be aware of when using Notes to track your research
Zim
This application helps manage various genealogical projects that researchers can find themselves jumping between
Zotero
Zotero was developed primarily to assist in writing academic papers – where the quality of the references is one of the major contributors to “Indications of Esteem”