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  • 1. Research tool
  • 2.  Found on on Research portion of website or through Sources in the Family Tree Program. Go to homepage by clicking on Family Search icon. Search for a record about a person. Link to My Source Box appears when Source is found.
  • 3. Type in basic information about person.Click on [Search].
  • 4. Click on name to seeindex of record.
  • 5. My Source Box appears - Click on [My Source Box] and choose [Add to My Source Box].
  • 6. Click on [OK] to save to My Source Box.
  • 7. Source added to list. This is a holding area or Que for sources.Click on [CreateFolder].
  • 8. Type in name and Folder is created.
  • 9. Checkmark sources to copy to Folder.Click on [Move] and choose Folder.
  • 10. Sources are on list and in Folder.Name of folder appears on list.
  • 11. Click on Folder to view Sources in folder.Folders can be useful as the ‘All Source’ list is chronological,not alphabetical, and it can grow to be long.
  • 12. Click on New Tab. Find website Open Notebook, get ready to paste.
  • 13. Copy url and other info and paste into anotebook or word program.
  • 14. Click on [Create Source].
  • 15. Type in title, copy fromnotepad and paste urlinto Web Page field.
  • 16. Continue typing and pastinginformation into appropriatefields.Click on [Save].
  • 17. Source is added to list. Close detail box.
  • 18. Updated Source list.Click on Source title to open details.
  • 19. Click on title to edit.
  • 20. Edit title and type in reason. Click on [Save].Click on Viewor Edit.
  • 21. Click on Close.Click on [Go Back].
  • 22. Source changed, click on Close.
  • 23. Remove a source from Box when it is no longer needed. Click on Title.
  • 24. This source has been attached to a couple. It cannow be removed from the list of sources. Click on [Remove].
  • 25. This action will not detach source from couple.Click on [Yes].
  • 26. Source is removed from list.Tools will have future functions.
  • 27. A holding place or Que for sources. It is easy to add to the source list from From other websites it is worth it to create a source if you want to attach it to more than one person in Family Tree. In the sources from the url will be persistent. Look there first.
  • 28. September 2012