Friday, May 2, 2014

CVGS RootsMagic Workshop on Saturday, 3 May 2014 at Bonita-Sunnyside Library

The next Chula Vista Genealogical Society Saturday Workshop is Saturday, 3 May 2014 from 12 noon until 3 p.m. at Bonita-Sunnyside Library (4375 Bonita Road) in the Community Room.

Randy Seaver will lead the discussion and demonstration of RootsMagic 6, including:

*  Overview of menus, views and Help function

*  Starting a new tree - basic steps to enter/edit names, relationships, events, dates, places, notes, etc.
*  Adding source citations using Evidence Explained source templates
*  Adding media to persons and events
*  FamilySearch Family Tree interface - access and add/edit information to or from the FSFT
*  The WebSearch feature - searching online, and adding more sites to the WebSearch

*  Attendee questions about RootsMagic 6 features and capabilities.

Attendees should bring their laptops with RootsMagic 6 installed.  The latest version of RootsMagic is which was recently updated, and users should have the latest version if possible.  Many features in RootsMagic are the same for earlier versions, but some new features are unique to the latest version.  

If you are going to attend this workshop, and have a specific question, please email it to Randy at

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