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From: Charles Thomas <>
Subject: Re: [ACGS] Genealogy software suggestions?
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2008 15:42:47 +0000
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> From:
> Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2008 11:32:16 -0400
> To:
> Subject: Re: [ACGS] Genealogy software suggestions?
>
> Hi Brian,
> I am having the same quandry, meself. I did contact Ancestry.com in the
> past month asking about the FTM 2008. I was told that the rumor was that the
> new one should be coming out possibly in September- November time frame. I
> think I am going to wait until I read a review for this new one, as like you, I
> have read some bad reviews for the 2008 edition.
> If you have any luck, could you drop some feedback, so I may have an idea,
> also.
>
> Thank you and good Luck.
> Dan Shively II
>
>
> In a message dated 8/30/2008 10:10:09 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
> writes:
>
> Hi everyone,
> This is Brian Humphreys. Yep, I've been hidding, but now that my charts
> have resurfaced after some major household cleaning, I'm ready to rock and roll!
>
> My Problem: I've lost my genealogy data to a computer whose screen broke
> with no back up copy. I'm looking for new software because I was using Family
> Tree Maker and have heard MANY complaints about their 2008 update. I
> attempted to use Family Tree Legends, but got to a point in my tree where I needed
> to merge people and it just didn't work. I contacted the company by e-mail,
> which has no phone assistance, and never got a reply.
> I need a program that:
> 1. can handle 2 siblings who are direct ancestors of myself, IE a merge
> option (happens twice in my tree, and I am my own 7th cousin!)
> 2. has long entry fields for names and locations. Some of my German names
> didn't fit in my first software, Family 3.
> 3. accepts digitized photos
> 4. has a wide variety of reports and chart options
> 5. has helpful features for creating a book
> 6. creates a source once that can be attached over and over
> 7. has tech support and looks like it will be around for a while
> At this point, I'm not too worried about the cost. I'm willing to spend
> some money for a good program.
> Thanks in advance for any advice.
> Brian
>
>
>
>
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