How to Customize Facts in Family Tree Maker

In my last post, I showed you how to add facts in Family Tree Maker. In this post, I’m going to show you how to customize some of the options in the default facts. This can be helpful if you don’t like the wording in your reports, or if you want to add or remove information from the sentences generated. Read More »

How to Add Custom Facts to Family Tree Maker

In the “Family Tree Maker – Mac Version” Facebook group, there was a conversation recently about Family Tree Maker’s DNA Markers fact. Several people didn’t realize that the fact was available, and others pointed out that it was of marginal use because of its format (I agree with this assessment). I had added a GEDmatch Kit # fact to keep up with the kit numbers for my confirmed matches on GEDmatch.com, and I realized from the conversation that not everyone knows how to add custom Family Tree Maker facts. In this post, I will guide you through the process of adding a custom fact to Family Tree Maker. Read More »

Family Tree Maker 2017: Color Coding

After a long wait and lots of hard work by Jack Minsky and the team at MacKiev, Family Tree Maker 2017 for Windows and Mac has been released. One of the features I was most excited about is the color coding that is available in both versions. Read More »