Archives for June, 2014

Help us Improve RootsMagic and You Could get $50 at Amazon


Let your voice be heard! We want to hear from you on how we can improve RootsMagic to better serve your family history wants and needs. To this end, we have setup a survey available HERE. And to show our appreciation for your time, we are giving away five $50 Amazon.com gift certificates to randomly-selected […]

Tip: Know Your Relationships


As you’re exploring around your family tree, do you ever think, “Who is ‘Lysander Liske’ and how is he related to me?” Followed by, “Hmm. You don’t see many babies named ‘Lysander’ anymore.” ¬†While RootsMagic doesn’t have the power to name babies, it does have the ability to always show you your relationship to the […]

Tip: Easily Follow the Fathers (and Sons)


Many of our user’s around the world will be celebrating Father’s Day this weekend. In commemoration, I’m going to show you a unique feature in RootsMagic that makes working with lines of fathers (and even sons) a snap. Isolating lines of fathers and sons can be useful¬†in genetic genealogy when you need to find just […]

Tip: Never Get Lost in Your Tree with Color Coding


Have you ever started exploring around your family tree and found yourself lost, unsure which line to follow to get back down to your more recent ancestors? The Color Coding feature in RootsMagic makes it easy to leave yourself “breadcrumbs” so that you always know which people are your direct-line ancestors. The first thing to […]