Category Archives: Genealogy software

GenDetective v3: Who Wants to be a BETA Tester?

When developing software, one of the last “phases” before releasing a new version is real world testing.  In the labs our software testing is done in a controlled, relatively pristine environment.  What I mean is that the machines have minimal … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: My Tree View

Many GenDetective users have asked for a view of their family that is similar to the their desktop software or an online family tree.  My Tree view is new to GenDetective version 3, and is the requested enhancement. My Tree view … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: My Family Enhancements

The My Family View in GenDetective receives a small facelift in version 3.  Each of the 3 panels shown above can be resized for space, and the right panel can be completely collapsed to maximize screen space. In the top … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: My Research Progress Enhancements

What is the My Research Progress view?  The Research Progress view provides a unique look at your family research, focusing on basic demographic research areas and identifies which people have or have not met your personal goals.  These demographics include: … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: My Video Library Enhancements

In GenDetective v3 the My Video Library feature has undergone a major enhancement.  New to v2, My Video Library, started the process of building video content to help users get the most from GenDetective.  In v3 My Video Library has … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: Enhanced Research Progress!

In GenDetective v3 we have introduced major enhancements to the My Research Progress and My Research Goals.  My Research Goals and My Research Progress, identified by the footprint graphic, showing your progress, at a glance, of your walk in the path … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: Remove MS Access Report Engine!

One of the biggest issues we’ve had with GenDetective is the installation of the MS Access report engine. Sometimes it will install, other times it won’t, and sometimes when updates to other Office products install, they helpfully remove the version … Continue reading

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