Using Legacy Family Tree on a PC and a Laptop

April 17, 2006

Legacy News has an article about using Legacy Family Tree on both a laptop and a PC, and what happens when you accidently start updating the two independent of one another.

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. If you’re using Legacy on a PC and a laptop, sometimes that happens. Fortunately, we have designed Legacy to accomodate for these situations. But first, we recommend reading the article, “Backup and File Restoration” at This article explains how to easily transfer information back and forth between a PC and a laptop.

If you’ve accidentally added information to both family files (one on the laptop and one on the PC), Legacy’s IntelliShare will help you get back on the right track.

The article goes on about the steps needed to reconcile the genealogy information. Full article.

Setting up a Family Website with TNG

February 22, 2006

Curious about how to build a family genealogy website based on The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) as well as adding to it and maintaining it?

Cees Kloosterman, owner/creator of one of the best TNG websites around, has published a write-up on how they did it.

You can access the how-to guide here and they’ve also published an article on why they did it, accessed here.

What kind of computer do you use for Genealogy Software?

January 29, 2006

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter is currently running a survey about the type of computer and Operating System that genealogists use for their software.

You can access the survey here

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