Legacy 6 to be officially
released at FGS in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, September 8, 2005
NOTE: This is just in from Geoff Rasmussen of Legacy Family Tree. All
inquiries should be addressed to him.
FROM: Geoff Rasmussen, Millennia Corporation
It's been 1 year, 9 months, and 20 days in the making - On Thursday,
September 8, 2005, at the FGS Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Legacy
Family Tree 6.0 will be officially released! The wait will definitely be
Visit us in booths 229 and 328 to be one of the first to see it. Admission
to the exhibit hall is free. Held at the Salt Palace Convention Center, the
hall will be open on the following days:
Thursday, September 8 - 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Friday, September 9 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 10 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
What's New in Legacy 6?
RESEARCH GUIDANCE - Legacy's Research Guidance helps you locate records that
may contain information about your ancestors. It does this in four steps: 1.
Legacy helps you review the ancestor's timeline, to be certain that you've
already recorded everything you know about the ancestor. 2. Legacy suggests
preliminary survey sources to help you learn if the research is already in
progress by another researcher, or if it has been published. 3. After
selecting your goals, Legacy provides a list of prioritized suggestions to
help you accomplish them. 4. Finally, Legacy organizes the sources into a
Publishing Center - This new feature lets you select one or more reports and
combine them into one large book report. All the information from the
various reports are indexed and sourced together and a master Table of
Contents is generated. You can also add a Title page, Preface page,
Dedication page, Copyright Notice page, Introduction Section, and
Abbreviations page to the beginning of the book.
Legacy Home - The new Legacy Home tab on the main screen of Legacy brings
you important information about your family file and also gives you a global
view into the world of genealogy. It includes daily genealogy and Legacy
News, To-Do item reminders, birthday and anniversary reminders, statistics
about your family file, links to update Legacy, technical support links and
much more. The built-in browser lets you browse the Internet without ever
Timelines - This feature lets you select historical timeline files
containing events from certain localities, and add them to the Chronology
View and reports as background information to show what was happening during
a person's life. Timeline files can be created and edited by the user.
DNA - Legacy now lets you record DNA marker test results from several
Forms Center - (Reports > All Reports > Forms Center) or Report button >
Books/Other tab > Forms Center) New forms will be added on a continuing
basis. These new forms will probably be available online in various packets
for those who want to download them.
Potential Problems List Format - The list of all the problems found are now
presented in a grid list that is retained from session to session (until
rebuilt by the user). From the list you can edit the affected individuals
and correct the problem or exclude it from future checking.
Global US County Verification - This new feature checks your entire family
file to verify that the US counties you have used were in existence for the
time periods you are using them.
Location Prepositions - On the Add/Edit Location screen (reached from the
Master Location List), there is a field for the location preposition. This
defaults to "in" but can be changed to other prepositions like near, around,
outside, northwest, etc. These prepositions are then used when building
Sources - You can now connect source citations to: This individual never
married (individual screen), This couple didn't marry, This couple didn't
have children, To Do Items
Note Fields - There are now Font styles buttons allowing you to bold,
underline, italicize, and superscript parts of the notes. The changes show
in the notes instead of just showing printer codes as in the past.
And much more . . .
If you will not be in the Salt Lake City area during FGS, stay tuned to our
web site: www.LegacyFamilyTree.com