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Offline Killjoy

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Choosing Software
« on: Tuesday 19 September 17 21:14 BST (UK) »
Currently trying to decide which software package to go for.

I was using FTM and then went to My Family Tree which I quite like although it can be a bit flaky sometimes.

I am thinking of moving over to Legacy 9 as the reviews seem excellent, however has anyone had any real life experience of it and what do you view as its Pros and Cons?

Thanks

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Re: Choosing Software
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 20 September 17 19:50 BST (UK) »
I am now trying the free version of Legacy but when I try and import the GEDCOM file from My Family Tree the Legacy program comes up with a list of unrecognised items. Does anyone have a translation list for these so I can map them into Legacy.

The items are:

_BGRO
_FDTE
_FNME
_FRTG
_HCOL
_LECL
_RECL
FACT

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Re: Choosing Software
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 23 September 17 22:46 BST (UK) »
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Re: Choosing Software
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 23 September 17 23:12 BST (UK) »
LECL = Left Eye Colour
RECL = Right Eye Colour
HCOL = Hair Colour
BGRP = Blood Group

FNAM = File Name
FDTE = File Date
FRTG = File Rating

See GEDCOM Extensions on here:
https://chronoplexsoftware.com/myfamilytree/help/gedcomfiles.htm
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Re: Choosing Software
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 November 17 14:53 GMT (UK) »
I'm very happy with the Ahnenblatt.
It allows me to have my tree on the computer, generates family trees for print, exports .ged files for use on sites such as Ancestry plus it can be used to save tree as basic html website.

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