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FTM SIG Meeting 25 May 2022

Laurie Filipiak, FTM SIG Facilitator, and Mark Olsen, the Family Tree Maker Ambassador to historical and genealogical societies around the world, co-led the May FTM SIG meeting. They provided a high level review of the following topics:

  • Starting a new Family Tree:
    • Creating and importing a GEDCOM file to set up a family tree on Family Tree Maker
    • Starting a new tree by entering what you know
    • Download from Ancestry
    • Download from Family Search
  • Sharing a branch of your tree using a GEDCOM file
  • Accessing FTM Help
  • Adding details to your tree
  • Ways to add Media
  • Adding source citations
  • Best practices for backing up your tree

Attendees were directed to helpful information available on the RootsTech Expo Hall where you will find FTM product demos, classes, tips and tricks, promotions, and downloadable resources.

Watch the FTM SIG page and the Calendar for details about upcoming meetings.

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