Reclaim Your Place Names
Named "Best Standardizer" in the 2009 FamilySearch Software Awards. See all of the places in your file, automatically compare them with the place authority on new.familysearch.org, and use suggestions for those places that may be misspelled or have missing parts. Correct all instances of that place in your file at the same time.
Places are listed alphabetically by place name. You may either in order by smallest jurisdiction or largest. The list includes a count of how many time each place is found in your file.
1. Click on an automatic suggestion from FamilySearch - No typing needed!
Take the Pedigree Challenge
1. Write down how many extra pedigrees you think you have.
2. Open your database in FamilyInsight.
3. Choose Edit RINs and Pedigrees.
4. The list of individuals that appears will be grouped in pedigrees. Scroll
5. Look in the "Pedigree" column. If you see anything other than "Main
. Take a careful look at them and see if you can figure out where they
...You may even stumble across an old research lead.
Additional Clean-up tools for PAF users
Assign RIN numbers the way you want
Most people prefer to have the low numbered RINs assigned to their family. Some people use RINs in their filing system for physical records such as birth certificates and photos. In the past this system was difficult to maintain because there was no easy way to control RINs.
With FamilyInsight you can assign any RIN to any person you like. You can even select a large group of people and assign a block of RINs starting with the RIN of your choice.
Eliminate Wasted Space
Did you know that no matter how many records you delete or merge, PAF 5 will never decrease the size of your database file? Over time most databases become inflated with unused, wasted space. Let FamilyInsight reclaim that space and keep your database compact and efficient. Use Compact to get rid of wasted space caused by old RIN #s. "Compact" is part of the Edit RINS and Pedigrees Mode.
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