Family Tree Maker is software deals with a line of descent traced continuously from an ancestor. It helps the researchers to organize their collected data and produce necessary charts and reports, sometimes even books, based on this information. To form a descendant chart, load the tree in software. Then select ‘PUBLISH’. After choosing the ‘CHART’ option, select the descendant chart in FTM. Depending upon the amount of generation descendant reports, it may take a long time to generate the report.
For years, Family Tree Maker always made sure they are competent enough by modifying the core functionality and user interphase. They made new updates to minimalize tiresome work and to make genealogy fun.
Colour coding in Family Tree Maker (FTM) is an exceptionally brilliant tool where we can colour people from a direct ascending line, which in turn help to find who is ‘blood-related’ and who is not easily. It also helps to know batter the distant lineage with ease. Colour Coding allows users to assign up to four different colours to a person and their ancestors.
Colour coding in Family Tree Maker (FTM) 2019 is now much better with two newly introduced two features, select multiple colours for the current person and extend colour-coding to forefather’s descendants.
HOW TO WORK WITH COLOUR-CODING IN FAMILY TREE MAKER (FTM) 2019
- Open Family Tree Maker.
- The first icon on the right corner top bar is the colour coding option.
- Simply choose the person with whom you want to add colour.
- It will automatically colour the person you decided with the chosen colour.
- Click again on the chosen colour to deselect it.
TRYING OUT NEW FEATURES IN FAMILY TREE MAKER (FTM) 2019…!!
- Selecting multiple colours for the same person:
On the People workspace’s Tree tab, select the Colour Coding icon above the editing panel to select the person you want to colour. Now you can select up to eight colours for the person. Simply click again on the colour to deselect it.
2. Extend colour-coding to forefathers’ descendants: colour coding ancestors in the same descendant was already a treat. Now you can colour the ancestors too. No, this helps to understand who is blood-related and who is married to the family.
If you have a version of FTM before 19.0, please do not install this update, as it will break your tree!
For all other users who use the current version of FTM 2019, there is now an option to change the colour coding for gender and surnames in the Family View window. The default colours can be changed to whatever colours you prefer – these are saved separately for each person in your tree.
Apart from these two features in colour coding, a new ‘Tree Browser tool’ is also included in Family Tree Maker (FTM) 2019. The other features include, synchronizing your tree in the Tree Maker to your family trees, Search Ancestry’s databases and merging data into your tree, View Ancestry Hints, Upload and download a tree Website dashboard’s Information, the map and viewing the sources on the Ancestry. The new upgrade works admirably better. Like the Family Tree Maker (FTM) 2019), claims It is simple, effective and long time.