MacFamilyTree 4.4.2

MacFamilyTree 4.4.2, an update to the the genealogy application from OnlyMac Software (Now Synium Software), has been released. Version 4.4.2 consists of bug fixes and a change to how file encoding is handled when exporting. Changes: * File encoding can be specified when exporting single or multiple persons * Several … Read more

Reunion 9.02

Reunion 9Reunion 9.02 has now been released. This contains bug fixes as well as requested changes and some changes concerning users upgrading to Reunion 9.

* Cascading Pedigree – return address is now included.
* Clipboard – fixed a problem updating the Index when using the Clear button in the Clipboard to delete people.
* CSS – cleaned up some CSS issues with web family cards and surname management.
* CSS – fixed a

problem in the CSS descendant report when putting places on a separate line.
* CSS – fixed span problem with citations in notes, making text progressively smaller for some web styles.
* Drag and drop – items from the Multimedia window can be dragged to children appearing in lists on the family card.
* Edit Family, adding children – sex was sometimes not retained (other possible related problems)
* Edit Person window – the Option + Enter key was adding a Return char in fields.
* Edit Person window – when editing citation detail, no longer need to press Enter key twice.
* Family Card – Age column in child list was empty for people who died after the maximum Living Age setting in date feasibility.
* Family Card – citation size in note fields on family card is smaller.
* Family Card – increased limit of citations visible in name field on family card to 25.
* Family Card, views – Other Children field will wrap text.
* Find -> Replace – fixed a problem with “whole word” searches.
* Find Anything – creating a preset with empty text field no longer says ‘(null)’ when the preset is recalled via a menu.
* Find Anything – tab key now behaves properly with fields in multiple conditions.
* Find Anything, Couples, Notes – now finds text properly.
* Finding, Searching & Sorting – improved when words include diacritical marks.
* Fonts – “Data Entry/Lists” font choice will also be applied to the free-form text field of source records.
* Fonts – note field fonts (chosen in Field Preferences) apply to data entry and on the family card.
* GEDCOM files – changed icon of GEDCOM files to distinguish from family files.
* Insertion cursor in index, place lists, tab key – no longer disappears due to System Preferences/Keyboard & Mouse/Full Keyboard Access/All Controls setting.

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Family 2.0.2

Family version 2.0.2 has been released by Saltatory Software. Family is a Universal Binary genealogy application for Mac OS X. This release includes changes to the “StoryTelling” and “Additional Information” areas of the application, as well as improved search. Changes: * StoryTelling and Additional Information are now on their own … Read more

MacFamilyTree 4.4.1

MacFamilyTree 4.4.1 has been released by OnlyMac Software. This release adds some functionality to make MFT more compatible with, as well as a data loss feature. Changes: * A file can be saved as UTF-8 now to make it more compatible with * Images are copied to Documents/Pictures/Media … Read more

iScrapbook – Coming April 2007

Chronos has announced iScrapbook (official site here), a new Mac scrapbooking application that will be available in April of 2007 (and until then, there is a pre-order price of $29.99 vs $49.99 normal). It’s a Universal Binary, requiring Mac OS X 10.4. Among the features – it allows you to … Read more

Reunion 9.01

Last night, Reunion 9.01 was released, which contains mostly fixes for problems that popped up with the release of Reunion 9, which was released last week. Reunion 9 is the latest version of the Reunion genealogy program from Leister Productions. Some of these are specific to Mac OS X 10.3.9 users.

* Upgrading Family Files – fixed a problem where the family file conversion got hung/stopped in some cases.
* Upgrading Family Files – fixed a problem where bold text in note field would become bold to the end of the field. (OS X 10.3.9 only).
* View, Flags – fixed crash when displaying more than 3 flags in a view.
* Add Source popup menu in Edit Person / Events – citations added with Add Source popup (when choosing New) are now properly added to citations list.
* Register and Ahnentafel reports – fixed problem where RTF reports (to MS Word, TextEdit, etc.) would not finish. Eliminated nonsense characters that were output when reporting “never married.”
* Privacy Filter – fixed crash when creating reports using privacy filtering.
* Family Card – fixed a navigation delay when preferred pictures are turned off.
* Family Card – when a missing preferred picture is encountered and found, the new path will be retained.
* Multimedia – fixed problem where very small images appeared on family card and in Multimedia window.

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