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What is My Tree View?

My Tree View is new to GenDetective v3, and is a combination of the visualization achieved by My Personal Research Goals, My Research Progress and a traditional view of your family!  What do I mean by the traditional view of … Continue reading

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What is My Research Progress?

In the last post I wrote about My Personal Research Goals, and how you use personal goals to identify the types of records you want to find for each ancestor.  Why go to this effort?  GenDetective uses your personal research … Continue reading

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My Personal Research Goals

What kind of feature is My Personal Research Goals?  My Personal Research Goals provides you with a way to share your goals, identify the types of information you attempt to find for each of the people in your family tree, with GenDetective.  These goals … Continue reading

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What Is GenDetective And How Does It Help My Genealogy Research?

GenDetective is your genealogy research companion.  It sits beside your family tree data entry program (RootsMagic, FTM, Legacy, ancestry.com, MyHeritage, etc) and helps you formulate research questions, identify research opportunities and plan research trips! Why in the world do I … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: Enhanced Trip Planning Packet!

GenDetective v3 has introduced several enhancements to the Research Trip Packet.  Each county trip packet contains: List of relatives you are researching who lived in the county List of people whose birth certificates/baptisms List of people whose death certificates/obituaries List … 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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