INTERNET GENEALOGY CLASS 5:

GENSMARTS

2005 by Donald R. Snow

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WELCOME AND WHAT THIS CLASS IS ALL ABOUT

ABOUT GENSMARTS

MENU ITEMS ACROSS THE TOP

TABS TO SELECT THE OPERATION YOU WANT

MISCELLANEOUS


CONCLUSION
ASSIGNMENT
  1. Open your PAF database in GenSmarts and check each of the menu items at the top of GenSmarts and set the parameters the way you want.
  2. Go to the My Genealogy Tab and select yourself or a descendant as the “root” person and see all the names that are your direct ancestors.
  3. Look at the To Do List Tab and click on various options for sorting, etc., to see what happens.    Note that your direct ancestors (with the blue stars) are at the top of default priority To Do List Tab.
  4. If you are connected to the Internet, click on a web site suggestion in the To Do List and see how the search is done and see what data it finds for you.
  5. Go to the My Genealogy Tab and select someone from your database and double click on the name.  Now go to the Query Tab and note that that person's data has been entered into the search form there. Click on the Generate Suggestions button and see what suggestions it comes up with.

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