Tag Archives: genealogy research

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

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in genealogy, Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Tax Records

On Friday (Jan 22) I made a trip to the Northampton County PA Archives.  The archives is located north of Easton in Forks township and the staff are wonderful.  It was not my first trip to this archive but it was … Continue reading

Posted in family history, genealogy, Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Maps Are Possible With Coordinates

In my past few posts we have been discussing coordinates and standardized place names.  Besides exporting our locations in a Location History file, what else can we do with our locations?  Using our standardized locations for our events GenDetective can place your … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Assigning GPS Coordinates in GenDetective 2

In my prior post we took at look at how you can determine which locations in your family tree did not match to a “known” location.  Thinking about your family tree, what locations would you think would fail to match … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Location History CSV

The latest feature added to GenDetective 2 available in update 2.4 is the export of a Location History which was created at the request of Colleen Fitzpatrick of Identifinders.  The Location History is a CSV file, readable by Excel and other programs, … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software, Software Updates | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Sneak Peak: Maps in GenDetective 2013

Lately we have been very busy working on the next version of GenDetective.  The software is starting to come together with new features and a new look. We have combined the Analyzer and the Reporter into a single program and added graphics.  … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments