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]

Important Instruction - It is important that you read this

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)

Dropbox[edit | edit source]

What is Dropbox - documents and videos

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)

Problem Alerts - Findning  Errors in Your Data (Video)

Problem Alerts - Fidning Errors in Your Data (Document)

Using the Database Tools in RootsMagic (Video)

Using the RootsMagic Gazetteer (Video)

Temple[edit | edit source]

Working with Temple  Information in RM 6