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

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?

Will RootsMagic run on a MAC OSX Computer?

Which Helper Program Is Suggested for Running RootsMagic on a MAC?  ( Answer: CrossOver Mac)

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

Where Do You Suggest I Store My Master RootsMagic Data File? (Answer: Dropbox)

What Is Dropbox? (Tutorial)

How Do I Install Dropbox? (Document)

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)