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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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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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Geography and Genealogy

In the prior post we discussed the places that are included in the new GenDetective Location History file.   As genealogists know, geography dictates (controls) the information that is available for us to dig into to hunt for our ancestors.  Obvious differences … Continue reading

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When you’re handed lemons .. its lemonade time

Yesterday (Saturday, Nov 29), I made a long-awaited trip to the DAR library in Washington, DC.  I had my research plan prepared, I wanted to spend the majority of my time in the Seimes Technology Center looking at documents.  The … Continue reading

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My Maps View – Looking at a State Map

In my last post I introduced you to the My Maps view and how you can look at various maps of your family at an international or national level.  What’s next?  You can look at an individual state, which shows … Continue reading

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My Maps View

Today, I would like to introduce you to the My Maps view, a new way to visualize your family.  In the My Maps view you begin with a world view of your family, and from there you can examine any country … Continue reading

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Research Progress Worksheet

A week ago I wrote about new functionality using maps and our family in GenDetective 2013.  None of the reports I wrote about were “new to me”.  I created them, and have been using them for my own research for a … Continue reading

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