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My Map View: World & Regional Maps

The first map you will see in My Map View is a world map.  In the Map My Family section of the screen (left side), you can expand the Maps node to see a list of the Regional maps that … Continue reading

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My Maps: Getting Started

The initial view in My Map View you will see when using GenDetective v3 will look similar to the following: As with each view in GenDetective, My Map View is divided into multiple sections.  Each section can be resized smaller … Continue reading

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What Is My Map View?

My Map View is one of the core features of GenDetective v3.  First is the cool, look at my family on a map, wow factor!  Followed quickly by, what now? Genealogy and geography are intertwined.  Geography, along with the years … 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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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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