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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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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

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Creating a Location History CSV

New to GenDetective 2.4 is the ability to create a location history file, a description of the file is found in my blog here.  Now that we know that a location history file allows us to: map our family moving forward … Continue reading

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My Vital Documents Report

In my prior post, My Vital Documents, I discussed classifying your sources so that GenDetective can tell you which vital documents you have located and which you still need to find.  Our spreadsheets are accurate as long as we always remember … Continue reading

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My Vital Documents

The GenDetective 2  the My Vital Documents report can replace your document tracking spreadsheets.  It identifies, for each person, the key vital documents that we genealogists search high and low for.  If you have located information in an index instead of the actual document, … Continue reading

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Did I Miss Information In That Census Record?

In our rush to find people in census records we sometimes grab the most obvious information and glance over the remaining columns in the census.  However, sometimes that additional information holds clues, information that points us to additional records. Take … Continue reading

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