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-====== About the Family Historian User Group ======+====== About the FHUG Web Site Usage ======
  
 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
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 ===== Beginnings ===== ===== Beginnings =====
  
-Back in 2002 (around 6 months after Family Historian V2 was launched), the [[Mailing List|FHU ​Mailing List]] was discussing setting up a user group for Family Historian. I had already added a place to upload queries to on my own site, but it was felt a more comprehensive site would be better, so on the 16th of November I posted:+Back in 2002 (around 6 months after [[How to:​About:​Version 2.0]] was launched), the [[Mailing List]] was discussing setting up a user group for Family Historian. I had already added a place to upload queries to on my own site, but it was felt a more comprehensive site would be better, so on the 16th of November I posted:
  
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-14 years on and **fhug.org.uk** has grown into a comprehensive site for all things Family Historian, with a core of active and knowledgeable members always ready and able to help newbie and more advanced users to get the most from Family Historian. ​+Many years on and **fhug.org.uk** has grown into a comprehensive site for all things Family Historian, with a core of active and knowledgeable members always ready and able to help newbie and more advanced users to get the most from Family Historian. ​
  
 Family Historian has grown in functionality and power over the years. The version we were using back then had no Reports, just Diagrams and Queries, no Project or Focus windows, or even Named Lists. Just take a look at the [[:Home]] page to see what's been added over the years. Family Historian has grown in functionality and power over the years. The version we were using back then had no Reports, just Diagrams and Queries, no Project or Focus windows, or even Named Lists. Just take a look at the [[:Home]] page to see what's been added over the years.
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 It's __not__ owned or run by [[Glossary:​Calico Pie]], the authors of Family Historian, and has been run since the beginning as a free resource, funded by donations from visitors, and the commissions from sales on Amazon and My History, advertisements on the site, and partly from my own pocket. It's __not__ owned or run by [[Glossary:​Calico Pie]], the authors of Family Historian, and has been run since the beginning as a free resource, funded by donations from visitors, and the commissions from sales on Amazon and My History, advertisements on the site, and partly from my own pocket.
  
-It does not seem possible it'​s ​14 years since we started out, but it is, so I just want to say a huge thank you to all the people who over the years have posted questions and answers and the many loyal users who work out queries and now plugins as well, to help people make better use of [[Glossary:​FH]] to progress their Family History research.+It does not seem possible it'​s ​all those years since we started out, but it is, so I just want to say a huge thank you to all the people who over the years have posted questions and answers and the many loyal users who work out queries and now plugins as well, to help people make better use of [[Glossary:​FH]] to progress their Family History research.
  
 Jane Taubman\\ Jane Taubman\\