Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Family Tree Maker 2010 and 2011 Webinars

Ancestry.com occasionally provides a Webinar ("Web seminar") about their products on their Learning Center.  The last two webinars have concerned the Family Tree Maker software.  These webinars can be viewed for free by anyone.

1)  Family Tree Maker 2011

 Date of Presentation: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Join our product experts as they demonstrate how to get the most out of the exciting new features available in Family Tree Maker 2011. In this webinar you'll learn how to:
  • Use Smart Stories - a new tool for creating and sharing family stories
  • Create new fan charts
  • Add photographs and embellishments to charts
  • Use the new Surname Report
  • Add your own historical events for timelines  
2)  Family Tree Maker 2010 Advanced Topics

 Date of Presentation: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
 Have you mastered the basics of Family Tree Maker and you're ready to learn more? In the webinar we will share tips on features like these:

  • Publishing charts and reports
  • Working with Web Search
  • Merging
  • Exporting different branches of your tree
  • Using keyboard shortcuts
  • Attaching and detaching people
  • Choosing relationship types (for spouses and children)
  • Resolving unrecognized place names
To watch and hear either of these archived webinars, you have to register and then you can launch the presentation.  They are approximately 60 minutes long, and usually feature questions submitted by the attendees who participated live in the webinar.

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