Cover of: Family tree maker for dummies | Matthew Helm

Family tree maker for dummies

Published by IDG Books Worldwide in Foster City, CA .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Discover how to: research more effectively using genealogical databases ; customize the look of your family tree ; share family research on the web ; enhance your records with multimedia features ; preservr vital family records permanently."

Do you rummage through your grandmother's attic for pictures of old relatives? Have you ever wondered where your family came from? Would you like to know if you and someone famous share a common great-great grandparent? If you've answered yes to any of these questions you might be an amateur genealogist without even knowing it!

Genealogical programs like Family Tree Maker are widely available and do not require any special training to use. That's right -- with a PC, a computer program, and an interest in discovering your roots you can begin tracing your family's history from its early years to today. Along the way you just might visit exotic lands, meet famous relatives, or dabble in a foreign language!

Family Tree Maker For Dummies is your guide to getting the most out of today's most popular genealogy software on the market. Begin by investigating the many features Family Tree Maker offers all budding genealogists. Find out what you need to get underway and how to start recording data you have collected. The book helps you create an investigation strategy that taps into close (and distant) relatives, high-tech resources, and other genealogists from around the world! You can also explore options for presenting your completed family tree, from including photos and video in the final product to making copies for relatives. Family Tree Maker For Dummies makes preserving vital family records a fun and rewarding experience.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

"Investigate your family's history with Broderbund's award-winning genealogy software" -- Cover, p.1.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 929/.1/02855369
Library of Congress CS14 .H45 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination xx, 360 p. :
Number of pages 360

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24873445M
Internet Archive familytreemakerf00helm
ISBN 10 0764506617
ISBN 13 9780764506611
LC Control Number 99067167
OCLC/WorldCat 43325450

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