Category Archives: RootsMagic

NGS National Conference

I’m at the National Genealogical Society family history conference again this year, this time in Las Vegas. The city is sort of wasted on me since I’m not real interested in gambling but it’s a good conference.  Some highlights after … Continue reading

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Improved CrossOver for running RootsMagic on the Mac

CodeWeavers, who makes the CrossOver program for running Windows programs on the Mac, just came out with version 12.  Of special interest to me was the new Mac Driver feature.  This allows CrossOver to run Windows programs without using the … Continue reading

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A couple of reasons to use Bing maps for genealogy

I’ll admit up front that I almost always use Google for searching and maps.  I haven’t done much with Bing, which I see as a me-too product from Microsoft.  One exception, though, when I’m doing genealogy, is Bing maps.  It … Continue reading

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Working around window problems in RootsMagic on the Mac

Yesterday I mentioned how I only have one problem with RootsMagic on the Mac, and that is that if the RootsMagic windows get buried under windows from other applications then there isn’t an easy way to get RootsMagic back to … Continue reading

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Setting up the Polish keyboard on a Mac

If you are doing Polish genealogy and use a Mac, eventually you will want to type Polish characters.  This could be for entering city names, such as Żyrardów or for transcribing documents.  Your Mac can work fine for entering Polish, … Continue reading

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