New Features in Reunion 9 Maximising your family history on a Macintosh
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>System requirements for Reunion 9 </li></ul><ul><li>What’s New in Reunion 9! </li></ul><u...
System requirements – Reunion 9 <ul><li>The newest version of Reunion was released in March 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>This ne...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>New... </li></ul><ul><li>Pod cards for your iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Treetops  </li></ul><u...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Pod cards </li></ul><ul><li>Take information with you in a very portable format - in your...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Tree tops  </li></ul><ul><li>Treetops are the earliest known ancestors of a person.  </li...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Last Names List   </li></ul><ul><li>includes all unique last names (surnames) in your fam...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Spell Checking </li></ul><ul><li>Uses the built-in Mac OS X spell checking features </li>...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>More... </li></ul><ul><li>Family card enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Index and list enhan...
What’s new in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Family Card enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Family card size limited only by size of sc...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Family Card enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Option to display parents and children in a...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Family Card enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Control-click for a popup menu showing sibl...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Index and List enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Data (names, dates, places, etc) can be ...
What’s new in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia... </li></ul><ul><li>Thumbnail view of  multimedia items </li></ul>
New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia and Source Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>To cite a source, you only  need ...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia... </li></ul><ul><li>Support of more file formats: PDF, MS Word docs, RTF, Tes...
What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia... </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia files can be grouped into albums </li></ul><ul...
New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Slideshows..  </li></ul><ul><li>Create slideshows with custom transitions, music, timin...
New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Speed Names </li></ul><ul><li>Instantly recalls the last  2,000 places and surnames  yo...
New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Soft shadows can be applied to boxes, bars, captions and pictu...
New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Register Reports enhancements.. </li></ul><ul><li>Spouses in bold </li></ul><ul><li>Opt...
New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Manual.... </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use, comprehensive electronic manual </li></ul><ul...
System requirements - Reunion <ul><li>The newest version of Reunion was released in March 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>This new ...
Where can I get Reunion?   <ul><li>Reunion 9 is available in: </li></ul><ul><li>Full version  </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade ve...
Where can I get Reunion?   <ul><li>Where can I purchase the Full version? </li></ul><ul><li>Available from VicGUM Inc for ...
Where can I get Reunion?   <ul><li>Where can I purchase the Upgrade? </li></ul><ul><li>To use the upgrade version, you  mu...
Is there a Demo?   <ul><li>Yes!  Demo mode is available </li></ul><ul><li>Download directly from Leister Productions  </li...
What’s New in Reunion 9!   Any questions??
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  1. 1. New Features in Reunion 9 Maximising your family history on a Macintosh
  2. 2. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>System requirements for Reunion 9 </li></ul><ul><li>What’s New in Reunion 9! </li></ul><ul><li>Where can I get Reunion? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a Demo? </li></ul>
  3. 3. System requirements – Reunion 9 <ul><li>The newest version of Reunion was released in March 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>This new version of Reunion has full native support for Intel and PPC Macintosh computers. </li></ul><ul><li>To use Reunion 9, you will need Mac OS X 10.3.9 or newer </li></ul>
  4. 4. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>New... </li></ul><ul><li>Pod cards for your iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Treetops </li></ul><ul><li>Last Names list </li></ul><ul><li>Spell checking </li></ul>
  5. 5. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Pod cards </li></ul><ul><li>Take information with you in a very portable format - in your iPod providing you with a snapshot </li></ul><ul><li>Pod cards provide the ability to take portions of your family file with you in a very portable format in your iPod (up to 950 people in each). Uses &quot;Notes&quot; capability in Apple's iPod. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Tree tops </li></ul><ul><li>Treetops are the earliest known ancestors of a person. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Last Names List </li></ul><ul><li>includes all unique last names (surnames) in your family file. </li></ul><ul><li>provides an overall snapshot of your research and a handy report to show others your surnames of interest. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Spell Checking </li></ul><ul><li>Uses the built-in Mac OS X spell checking features </li></ul><ul><li>Cursor in editable field (eg. note or event field) enable/disable spelling </li></ul>
  9. 9. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>More... </li></ul><ul><li>Family card enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Index and list enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshows </li></ul><ul><li>Toolbars on the family card </li></ul><ul><li>Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Register report enhancements </li></ul>
  10. 10. What’s new in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Family Card enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Family card size limited only by size of screen </li></ul><ul><li>Option to colourise buttons by sex </li></ul><ul><li>Child status colour is applied to shadows to make it more conspicuous </li></ul>
  11. 11. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Family Card enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Option to display parents and children in a list with resizeable, draggable and optional fields </li></ul><ul><li>Resizable section for child buttons/list </li></ul><ul><li>Flags can be checked/unchecked directly on card </li></ul><ul><li>Note fields are scrollable </li></ul>
  12. 12. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Family Card enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Control-click for a popup menu showing siblings, spouses, children, treetops, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Sibling popup menus enhanced: direct lines, half-siblings, icons indicating sex, whether sibling has children </li></ul><ul><li>Control-click to change child status </li></ul>
  13. 13. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Index and List enhancements... </li></ul><ul><li>Data (names, dates, places, etc) can be edited directly in lists </li></ul><ul><li>Lists (such as the Index, Source List, Found List) can stay open </li></ul><ul><li>Search box to find people </li></ul><ul><li>Click column titles to sort by column </li></ul><ul><li>Drag columns to change order </li></ul>
  14. 14. What’s new in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia... </li></ul><ul><li>Thumbnail view of multimedia items </li></ul>
  15. 15. New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia and Source Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>To cite a source, you only need to record the details about the source (even scans or pictures of the original documents) at one time. Can include any source on any record, in any data entry field as many times as you want </li></ul>
  16. 16. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia... </li></ul><ul><li>Support of more file formats: PDF, MS Word docs, RTF, Test </li></ul><ul><li>Support for more audio file formats: AAC, AU </li></ul><ul><li>Support for BMP images </li></ul><ul><li>Support for video formats: MOV, MP4, and AVI </li></ul>
  17. 17. What’s New in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Multimedia... </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia files can be grouped into albums </li></ul><ul><li>Rotate items in 90 degree increments </li></ul><ul><li>Options to designate items as “sensitive” </li></ul><ul><li>Drag and drop to another person on another family card </li></ul>
  18. 18. New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Slideshows.. </li></ul><ul><li>Create slideshows with custom transitions, music, timing, image size, caption content </li></ul>
  19. 19. New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Speed Names </li></ul><ul><li>Instantly recalls the last 2,000 places and surnames you’ve entered, helping you to avoid typing the same place name or surname over and over </li></ul>
  20. 20. New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Soft shadows can be applied to boxes, bars, captions and pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Ancestor chart - easier to change orientation to bottom-top </li></ul>
  21. 21. New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Register Reports enhancements.. </li></ul><ul><li>Spouses in bold </li></ul><ul><li>Option to include birth and death dates for children </li></ul><ul><li>Option to include last name for children </li></ul>
  22. 22. New Features in Reunion 9! <ul><li>Manual.... </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use, comprehensive electronic manual </li></ul><ul><li>Search box now in the tool bar </li></ul><ul><li>Command-click shortcut opens linked page in new window </li></ul>
  23. 23. System requirements - Reunion <ul><li>The newest version of Reunion was released in March 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>This new version of Reunion has full native support for Intel and PPC Macintosh computers. </li></ul><ul><li>To use Reunion 9, you will need Mac OS X 10.3.9 or newer </li></ul>
  24. 24. Where can I get Reunion? <ul><li>Reunion 9 is available in: </li></ul><ul><li>Full version </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade version - if you are upgrading from previous versions 5, 6, 7 and 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Demo version </li></ul>
  25. 25. Where can I get Reunion? <ul><li>Where can I purchase the Full version? </li></ul><ul><li>Available from VicGUM Inc for purchase online for credit card purchases or by cheque or mail www. vicgum . asn .au </li></ul><ul><li>CD $187.00 AUD plus shipping and handling ($2.00 AUD) </li></ul><ul><li>OR directly from Leister Productions www. leisterpro .com </li></ul><ul><li>Download $99.95 US </li></ul><ul><li>CD $99.95 US plus shipping and handling ($10 US overseas) </li></ul>
  26. 26. Where can I get Reunion? <ul><li>Where can I purchase the Upgrade? </li></ul><ul><li>To use the upgrade version, you must own a previous version of Reunion. The Reunion upgrade is only available directly from Leister Productions in the US - download or CD </li></ul><ul><li>CD $59.95 US plus shipping and handling ($10 US overseas) </li></ul><ul><li>Download $59.95 US </li></ul><ul><li>Installation is simple and easy! </li></ul><ul><li>Already upgraded? </li></ul><ul><li>Check for the latest version - Reunion 9.04 and </li></ul><ul><li>download direct from the website </li></ul>
  27. 27. Is there a Demo? <ul><li>Yes! Demo mode is available </li></ul><ul><li>Download directly from Leister Productions </li></ul><ul><li>Limitations of the Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Only 50 people can be entered </li></ul><ul><li>Import/Export is disabled </li></ul><ul><li>Charts and slideshows can’t be saved </li></ul><ul><li>Printed output will be watermarked </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase a licence to unlock the full version </li></ul>
  28. 28. What’s New in Reunion 9! Any questions??

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