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Member Since 03 Jan 2016
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In Topic: How to capture Godparents? Best man?

06 October 2020 - 03:25 PM

Like Renee, I add them in the Event notes. I also add the informants of births and deaths

In Topic: Recording boarding students in Census fact types

15 September 2020 - 06:53 AM

This is what I do:


(1) I never used the shared fact for a census


(2) I never use the Residence Fact for a census


(3) I list the household members in the Research notes/comments of of the Census Source - this can easily and quickly done by cutting and pasting


(4)I I then add the Census Source to each member of the household recorded on the census return


(5) If an individual appears on an institutional return I add the Census Source as normal, and then list him/her as, e.g. "Joe Bloggs, servant, in the household of ..." , and include him/her in a truncated list of household members, recorded as Household Members (inter alia) in the Research notes/comments of the source

In Topic: Rootsmagic forum seems inactive 2. 1st thread is now locked

24 April 2020 - 07:50 AM

I think Keith has probably hit the nail on the head - the purely Mac queries have mostly been answered here, and the others are generic RM queries with the answers to be found elsewhere on the forum

In Topic: RootsMagic 7 Now Available for macOS 10.15 (Catalina)

20 March 2020 - 10:32 AM

I've noticed one slightly irritating thing with the new wrapper - at least, I assume that's what it is.


I usually work from the Family page, and I now find that when I'm adding sources the screen image leaps around a bit. It's hard to describe in writing, but it's a bit irritating. 


Has anyone else found this?


I'm thinking of doing an unitsall / reinstall, though I'd rather not have to.


Any suggestions?

In Topic: RootsMagic 7 Now Available for macOS 10.15 (Catalina)

19 March 2020 - 04:17 AM

Thanks Jim - I just checked and it's working.  


When I started using RM the Help file was one of the things that didn't work on a Mac - you had to download the files and use a CHM reader to view. Obviously things changed somewhere along the line, and I missed it.


In the meantime, I've found a new, free CHM reader in the App Store, so I'm doubly covered!


Thanks again.