It is possible to merge two family tree projects using our Family Tree Builder software, but we do not recommend merging large family trees, as duplicate
You can easily export a GEDCOM file of your family tree in Family Tree Builder. In order to do so: 1. Open your family tree in Family Tree Builder. 2.
You can easily import a GEDCOM file of your family tree in Family Tree Builder. NOTE: This will automatically create a new project for you. Family Tree
GEDCOM, an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunication, is a specification for exchanging genealogical data between different genealogy softwares. A
These are the steps you need to take, if a certain individual was entered twice into the tree: 1. Sort the list of individuals in your project by first
In Family Tree Builder children are connected to a husband/wife family group. That means that when a new spouse of one of biological parents is added, the
Before you start exporting specific branches, we suggest you review your family tree and choose which ancestral branches to export. It will save you a lot
In the online family tree, children are connected to a husband/wife family group (or can be added as a child of a single parent). It means that when a new
If you edit your family tree online, please read the following article: How do I delete a person from my online family tree? To delete a person
How do I upload the family tree file I generated in another genealogy program to Family Tree Builder?
If you have a family tree file you generated in another genealogy program, such as Family Tree Legends (.FTL), Family Tree Maker® (.FTM/*.FTW/*.FTMB),
If you edit your tree online, please read the following article: How can I connect / disconnect existing people in my online family tree? Sometimes
Here are a few examples when you may need attach / detach parents without adding or deleting them: ·
Divorces, like marriages, births, deaths and other events are recorded as facts in the tree. In order to show a divorce between two people in the tree,
There can be several cases you would like to add children as adopted or step children in your tree: ·
If you would like to add another spouse/partner to someone in your tree in Family Tree Builder, please do the following: 1.
You can download Family Tree Builder (FTB) for free from the following page: www.myheritage.com/family-tree-builder Watch this short tutorial to learn how
Children in the family tree are arranged according to birth date (if you entered birth dates in the tree). In the cases when there are no birth dates,
We have a Check for Duplicates feature in Family Tree Builder that runs a duplicates check on your family tree, locating individuals that may be
To add family members in your family tree in Family Tree Builder program use can use one of the following options: 1. Use the ‘Add
When you create a family tree in Family Tree Builder, you have the option to upload images to your project. In order to do so: 1. Open your project. 2.
Family names of women can be shown in different ways in your family tree. In order to change the way the last names of women will appear in your tree,
If you build your family tree online, please read the following article: How do I change the photo appearing in a person's card in my online
If you have twins in your family, add a ‘Twin’ fact to each individual to designate the relationship. For this please do the following: 1.
The first spouse you add in the family tree is considered the “primary spouse” and is displayed by default. If you edit your family tree in
If you are editing your tree in Family Tree Builder software, please do the following: 1. Open your tree in Family Tree Builder.
To set the home person in your Family Tree Builder family tree, please open up your project in Family Tree Builder. Find the person in your tree that you
Attach Spouse This option enables you to create a spousal relationship between two persons already existing in your family tree. For example, if two
When you install a new version of the Family Tree Builder (FTB) program, the program will automatically recognize and find the family tree(s) you were
In order to create a new family tree project in Family Tree Builder, please do the following: 1. Click on ‘New’ button on the main toolbar:
Here are a few examples when you may need attach / detach children without adding or deleting them: ·
If you built your family tree on your family site on MyHeritage.com and would like to start using Family Tree Builder please follow the steps below to
You can add BC dates in your family tree manually either on your family site online or in Family Tree Builder, as shown in the examples below. Please note:
There is currently no option to choose a specific branch when creating an all-in-one chart. There are 2 options to show only one side of your
1. Open your family tree in the Family Tree Builder software. 2. Find the person whom you would like to add a nickname for. 3. Click on the 'Edit'
In the Family Tree Builder, removing a note is done in the ‘Edit Details’ window. Open your tree in Family Tree Builder and find the person
According to genealogical 'rules' you should record people with their birth name. If a person has changed a name, you should add a Name Change
Constructing children’s surnames by combining the first part of the father’s surname and the first past of the mother’s surname is the
When you add the fact to a person in Family Tree Builder, you are supposed to select the type of the fact from the list of suggested types. If you
To add a fact in your family tree in Family Tree Builder, please do the following: 1. Open your tree in Family Tree Builder.
If you would like to edit a fact in your tree in Family Tree Builder, please do the following: 1. Open your tree in Family Tree Builder. 2. Find the
To edit a person’s details in Family Tree Builder, click on the ‘EDIT’ button on a person’s genealogy card. Choose the ‘Edit
With Family Tree Builder version 7.0 or higher, a family tree that was created in Family Tree Builder has to be synced at least once with the family
If you create a chart using Family Tree Builder software: Click on the 'Options button' above the chart view. In the window that