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What Are Research Logs and Why Should I Use Them?


What is the Difference Between To-Do Lists and Research Logs? A to-do list is just that… a simple list of things you need to do. It might be writing a letter, making a phone call, looking up a date, or any number of other things. A research log on the other hand is a list […]

RootsMagic’s New “Who Was There” Report


RootsMagic 5.0.3 introduced the new “Who Was There” report, which can be as simple or as powerful as you want it to be.  At the most basic level it will print a list of people who may have been in a selected place at a selected time.  Just enter the place and date and RootsMagic […]

New Weekly Webinars Announced


They’re baaacck!  After releasing RootsMagic 5 we got so busy that we weren’t finding any time to schedule and prepare any new webinars. Many of you have told us you would like to see shorter webinar classes covering a single feature in more detail.  So for  the next several weeks we will be doing just […]

RootsMagic 5 Updates


One of the new features we added in RootsMagic 5 is an on-screen indicator when a new update is available.  RootsMagic 5 will still notify you in the News screen which pops up when the program starts, but we discovered that a number of people turn that screen off so they don’t see when a […]

New RootsMagic 5 Software Released


Latest Version of Genealogy and Family Tree Software Now Available to the Public SPRINGVILLE, Utah. — November 28, 2011 — RootsMagic, Inc. today announced the official release of RootsMagic 5, the latest version of the award-winning genealogy software which makes researching, organizing, and sharing your family history easy and enjoyable.  With this release comes an […]

Personal Historian 2 Software Released


Latest Version of Personal and Family History Writing Software Now Available to the Public SPRINGVILLE, Utah. — September 28, 2011 — RootsMagic, Inc. today announced the official release of Personal Historian 2, the latest version of the ground-breaking computer software which helps you write the story of your life and of other individuals.  Personal Historian […]

Personal Historian 2 Synopsis


Yeah, I know synopsis is a fancy word for this article, but we’ve been blogging all month about all the great new features coming in Personal Historian 2 and we didn’t want to make folks have to dig through all of those articles.  So here is a list of those articles that you can just […]

Personal Historian Essentials


As I mentioned last time, I have one more new Personal Historian “feature” to share with you.  While not technically a feature, it is an exciting change.  With the release of version 2 we will be replacing the usual demo version of Personal Historian with a new free Essentials version. Personal Historian Essentials will share […]

Publishing Your Stories with Personal Historian 2


One of the most powerful enhancements in version 2 is the Personal Historian Publisher.  The Publisher lets you create complete books, including cover and title pages, table of contents, copyright page, chapters with your stories, indexes and more. Create Multiple Personal Histories The Publisher lets you create multiple books from a single file.  When it […]

New Tools in Personal Historian 2


Personal Historian has always had tools to help you write and organize: spell checker, thesaurus, readability check, outline creator, filters, and more.  Here are a few of the new or improved tools coming in version 2. The first 3 tools I’m going to mention can be found on the screen where you write stories.  You […]