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In Topic: Any news on RM 8 complete rewrite?

23 June 2018 - 06:59 PM

Completely agree!

In Topic: same sex couples

21 June 2018 - 05:11 PM

RootsMagic's paradigm, like that of most the genealogy programs, is set up to record biological parenthood; in that sense, neither you nor your husband is the child's mother.


Some people are more interested in family history than "genealogy" in its strict meaning. For them, adopted children, step-children and waifs off the street who are part of the family unit are considered to the the offspring of the parents, whatever the biological circumstances. That's clearly your family's category.


It's only been two years since the U.S. Supreme Court held that all the states must recognize same-sex marrriages; RootsMagic7, and FamilyHistory6 are both older than that. I don't know whether Legacy9 accommodates terminology changes to suit contemporary conditions. Indeed, the amazing diversity of human relationships suggests that the flexibility for which you argue will have to be a feature of genealogy/family history programs in the future: wife, husband, lover, partner, significant other, boyfriend, girlfriend, main squeeze, and grumpy old curmudgeon (that's me). All have to be accommodated.


All good wishes.

In Topic: GEDCOM Import From Legacy Family Tree

03 June 2018 - 03:59 PM

Did you enable Family Search support in RootsMagic? Tools/File options/FamilySearch

In Topic: Renaming scanned files or not?

22 May 2018 - 06:15 PM

Alas, "Confirming this is on the enhancement request list." = "Le Roy s'avisera" and NOT "Le Roy le veult."

In Topic: US keyboard -> extended character set autofill

22 May 2018 - 06:09 PM

Bigger monitor? Smaller type? :D