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Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Which program?
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 04:04:54 -0400
In-Reply-To: <484ED1FBC3194690AE542C80CCE92835@userfed1b44216>

Hi Fay,
I got rid of Family Tree Maker some 8 years ago when it froze on me....I tried everything I knew (and the company who sold me the programme knew) ....I lost oodles of information which I wasn't able to recover....I had to start again from scratch....I'd hit 22,000 entries at that time.

Recently the programme I am using now locked down....fortunatey (having learned from the previous experience) I now back up onto a stick every night so didn't loose anything except 5 names I'd entered after I'd backed up....luckily I knew exactly who they were.

Family Tree Maker doesn't supply as much room for notes as the protramme (RootsMagic 4) which I now use. I need lots of room for notes as that's where I keep my source information as well as just notes.

I don't like including information in 'Sources' as you end up with those awful long 'tails' at the end!! I like all my information in one place.

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From: Brian & Fay Lea <>
Sent: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 8:00
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Which program?

Hi Pat,nterested to know why you are fed up with Family Tree Maker, I have used itor 20 years and I suppose it is because I know it like the back of my hand,ove it. I am trying to do an alphabetical list in brothers keeper (onehing FTM does not do) and it's driving me mad!!Love Fay-----Original Message-----rom: :] On Behalf Of Patrykbergent: 18 October 2011 12:46 AMo: : [ZA-EC] Which program?I know this has been on before, but I have deleted all refs. I use Familyree Maker and am getting thoroughly fed up with it.egacy is one many people prefer Why?hat others?hanksatricia Frykberg------------------------------o unsubscribe from the list, please send an email with the word 'unsubscribe'ithout the quotes in the subject and the body of the message ------------------------------o unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to ith the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of he message

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