Quest 4 Family - RootsMagic User Group

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Class Time and Place:[edit | edit source]

  • First Thursday of each Month - September 2014 through May 2015
  • 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Hemet FHC, Computer Lab Room, 425 North Kirby Ave., Hemet, CA 92545
  • Instructor:  Mick Altmyer
  • Bring your laptop computer
  • Bring a headset

Tips - RootsMagic[edit | edit source]

Tip 1 - Why use RootsMagic When FamilySearch Family Tree is Available (Document)

Tip 2 - Getting Started with RootsMagic (Video must be downloaded)

Tip 2a - Getting Started with RootsMagic Index (Document that goes with Video)

Tip 3 - LDS  Members - Create Your Own Free Accounts with Our FamilySearch Partners

Tip 4 - Run RootsMagic on Your Mac without Windows - Right Now (Document and Video)

Tip 5 - Hemet FHC Facebook Site and How to Setup a  Facebook Account (Documents and Video)


Class Notes[edit | edit source]

4 Sept 2014 - Class 1 - RM User Group (Document)

4 Sept 2014 - Class 1 Pg 2 - RM User Group (Document)

RootsMagic Basics[edit | edit source]

Basic 3 Keys of RM 6 (Document)

RM Reports (Document)

RM Sources (Document)

RM Overview (Document)

Using the Database Tools In RootsMagic (Video)

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)[edit | edit source]

Do I Still Need a Genealogy Desktop Program, (E.g. RootsMagic), or is FamilySearch Family Tree Enough? (Document)

What Are The Features of RootsMagic Essentials (a free program) and RootsMagic?

If I Have Been Using PAF - Can I Purchase RootsMagic At A  Discount? (Answer: Yes)

What Is Dropbox? (Tutorial)

How Do I Install Dropbox? (Document)

NEW - ANNOUNCEMENT - Installing RootsMagic on Your Mac with MacBridge (Video)

Dropbox and RootsMagic Setup Instructions[edit | edit source]

Dropbox Setup - Creating Your Folders (Document)

RootsMagic Setup With Images (Document)

How To Place a Marriage Record Number - Reference Number in RootsMagic (Document

Importing Data Into RootsMagic[edit | edit source]

Importing an Ancestry Family Tree into RootsMagic (Video)

Moving Your PAF Data Into RootsMagic (Video)

Importing Data from From FamilySearch Family Tree into RootsMagic (Video)

Installing, Updating, and Running RootsMagic[edit | edit source]

Copying a RootsMagic Database to Another Computer (Video)

Downloading and Installing RootsMagic (Video)

Installing RootsMagic from the CD (Video)

Runnning RootsMagic from a USB Drive with RootsMagic-To-Go (Video)

Updating RootsMagic (Video)

Popular RootsMagic Features[edit | edit source]

Backup and Restore in RootsMagic (Video)

Color Coding People  in RootsMagic (Video)

Creating a Shareable CD with RootsMagic (Video)

Customizing Your Toolbar in RootsMagic (Video)

Using Drag and Drop in RootsMagic (Video)

Using Named Groups in RootsMagic (Video)

Using RootsMagic's Problem Alerts to Find Data Entry Issues (Video)

Using the Database Tools in RootsMagic (Video)

Using the RootsMagic Gazetteer (Video)

RM Basic Key (Document)

RM Reports (Document)

RM Sources (Document)

RM Overview (Document)

Temple[edit | edit source]

Working with Temple  Information in RM 6