Pedigree View - siblings don't display
Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:32 AM
I've only been using RM6 a couple of days, so apologies if this sounds like a daft question, but is it not possible to display siblings in the Pedigree View?? I can only seem to get one child to show at once, no matter how many times I delete the family and start over again. I thought I must be doing something wrong but can't work out what it is.
Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:50 AM
As it is in any software for genealogy. Family View show siblings from the parents.....
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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:53 AM
Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:28 AM
Alternatively, you could set the sidebar to Family mode.
This is an excellent suggestion. I operate with my sidebar set to Family mode about 95% of the time.
Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:38 AM
Instead of changing the focus person or switching to another view, I sometimes open RootsMagic Explorer and check the facts for other people. If I click on Cancel when I finish, the focus person is not changed.
The focus person is the person shown with their birth, marriage, and death data at the top of the screen.
Sidebar, Family changes as the focus person changes, so I also find it helpful to Bookmark the focus person I am starting with at Sidebar, Bookmark so it is easy to go back to that person when switching between the various views and families and changing the focus person.
I also Bookmark other key members of that family if I am swiitching between many family members. This can sometimes be qucker than finding someone in History and History clears when you close and open RM.
We can go to tools, File options and change the start person [root or last focus person], the view for the main views and Sidebar [Side list] that RM opens with. My choice for the Sidebar is usually Family if am doing research. Right now, I am doing some checking using the Timeline and the main view is set to Timeline and the Sidebar is set to Group as I am checking one particular family I saved as a Group.
Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:28 PM
thanks again for all your help