Family Historian Software Part III

Ref: C2347251

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To ensure a good understanding of the award winning genealogy recording software Family Historian for new and existing users. This short course is intended to develop Parts I and II of these courses however can standalone. Building on data input and output basic guidance on all aspects of the programme will be included as well as reviewing Mapping, Merging, Plugins and the add-on Ancestral Sources. Some elements of customisation associated with recording material will be included. Potential users of the Family Historian software programme can download a free 30-day trial version from the developers website www.familyhistorian.co.uk to help get the most of the course. The theory and methodology of building and creating a family tree will not be included.

Course aim

To ensure a confident understanding of the genealogy recording software programme Family Historian aimed at new and existing users. Can standalone or prepare for Part III. Note the methodology of Family History research will not be included.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Confidently copy, manipulate, work, print and backup the Family Historian sample project or their own project
  • Navigate and adjust the Navigation Bar, Focus Window, Property Box and Records Window
  • View and adjust maps for individuals and couples
  • Appreciate the potential for standardisation and accurate census entry via the add-on Utility Ancestral Sources
  • Consider merging projects, using plugins and producing a book from Family Historian

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

It isn't essential to have purchased Family Historian software to join this short course. However downloading the free 30-day trial version from the developer's website www.familyhistorian.co.uk in advance would be beneficial and aid progress.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Family Historian Software Part III

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