Ramblings

Legacy FT place names merge fixed

I had a pleasant surprise today. I was able to get into the tables of the locations and so different sorts to find problematic data that is not allowed in Legacy Family Tree software. The results were wonderful. I was able to do a simple sort and find the locations that had not been verified! …

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Legacy & Family Search Locations Warning

I have enjoyed the efforts of the Mormon church to try to fix a reputation problem their family trees have had for several years. The work is mostly trash, and accuracy seems the last thing considered by most of them. Ancestry has followed suit, so its trees also have to be carefully considered before use. …

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No Website Updates this week

We are sorry to announce that we cannot make a website update this weekend, due to the rotten software we use: Legacy Family Tree! We have been chaffing at having to use this software, and the problems are not getting any better. We do not know what the problem is, and their support does not …

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Legacy prohibits image name changes

Our announcement today, is that Legacy Family Tree Software does not allow a person to change the name of an image or document on selection. If any file names are found to be incorrect, one has to close down the loading window and hunt down the problem file and change it elsewhere before returning to …

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Stalls on Cleanups

Today’s complaint is about the babysitting the file cleanup processes require. My data file is so large, it takes a long time to do each cleanup process, but since I change so much, it is necessary to do the cleanup process frequently. For example, under File, and then under File Maintenance, then under Master List …

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Location Finding problems

Legacy Family Tree has done some very good changes, partly due to our blog we suspect. They have begun releasing the new concepts and features of an upcoming release. The previews are something they prided themselves on not doing before our blog complaints. So this is good news. The things they are talking about that …

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Legacy does not allow source ordering

This week it was announced that there will be another version of the software sometime about 6 months or more from now. I just hope it is worth it! They were asking opinions about color, so I hope this means they are not going to dump the user being able to pick their own colors. …

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