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  • Pedigree Navigation
  •  The Family Tree program is a biological pedigree open to both Church members and anyone who has registered on It is a ‘live’ program, which means that changes are instant. Anyone who is able to sign in can see and change anything. It depends on sources to determine the most correct information.
  • Go to on the internetand Sign In to see the Family Tree.
  • Use your LDS Account Name and Password
  • Family Tree option appears -Click on tab to access program.
  • Top part of screen for researchBottom part for Pedigree program
  • Couple pedigree – Husband’s ancestorsabove, wife’s ancestors below. Children to the left.
  • Zoom in or out (plus & minus) to size screen.Use arrows to move screen.Click on small circle inmiddle to reset screen tooriginal position.
  • Hover your mouse over acouple on the pedigree toshow ordinance status andmore relationships.
  • Click on [All Wives] to seeboth wives.
  • Click on [Children] to see allchildren in the family.
  • Click on [Parents] to see allparents connected to aperson in the program.
  • Click on [Expand Tree] tosee more generations.
  • Click on arrow tocollapse generations.
  • Click on Person’s nameto view Summary card.
  • I D numberClick to view Detail Screen
  • Six Detail areas available on screen.Click on [Open] for Vital Information.
  • Shows Vital Information – seeEdit Power point to learn howto add, edit or delete. Close Vital and Open Other Information
  • Shows Other Information – seeEdit Power point to learn howto add, edit or delete. Close Other and Open Family Members
  • Person is Boldedin black as aspouse and achild. Showsboth families.View FamilyPower point tolearn how tomake changes.
  • Click on a person’s name,summary box appearsand then click on [ViewPerson].
  • Click on any name in light blue to view their tree or details.Close Family and Open Sources.
  • Shows sources that have beenattached to Person. Click on[Open Details] to view details ofa source.
  • Shows details of a source. View Source Power point to learn how to Create or Attach a source to a person. Close Source and Open Discussions
  • Shows any discussion orold dispute fromnew.familysearch Close Discussions and Open Temple Ordinances
  • Shows details ofTemple Ordinances Click close when done viewing
  • Shows latest changes onright of screen
  • Click on [Watch] to tell the system youwant a notification email if thisperson’s information or relationshipschange.
  • Reopens the Family Tree program.Tree Tab goes to original person on pedigree. View Tree puts person in main position on pedigree. Click on [View Tree]
  • Click on [History]to view up to 10persons visited inthe past.
  • The Programkeeps a listfrom previousvisits to thewebsite.
  •  Exciting new program that is easy to maneuver around and is user friendly. Based on a biological pedigree and is source centric. Sources or proofs need to be kept in a personal pedigree program on your home computer. Still in the development process so look for changes and updates.
  • September 2012