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Re: Old input(er) vs. New Computer Software

Jane wrote:

"I ask this question in sincerely, however, these last few months since October 2009 have showed me the greatness of what RM could create, but for the life of me, I miss the simplicity of just going to Family View for most transctions."
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Hi Jane,

Ron's response about the learning curve when being introduced to a new/different software package is encountered is right on the money. Have you heard of practice, practice, pratice? :D ..... seriously just be patient and you will soon be back up to speed.

Family View..... My technique for updating/inputting information is to use the Pedigree & Family View in combination and 'right-clicking' on the highlighted individual which allows for adding/editing of individual data, updating of notes, also adding spouses, children, unlinking from parents and/or spouses, deleting individuals/families, going to report features and merging duplicates with a simple click on those features.

I'm sure other packages do the same thing, but since you're now using RM4.1, work the 'tool line' for pedigree, family, descendants, people, web search & the generational scale. You will be amazed at how quickly and easily you can navigate the RM package.

Good Luck and Best Wishes,

Art
http://mydatabase.tribalpages.com/

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Old input(er) vs. New Computer Software
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