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Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 11 Jan 2007 8:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi,

Is there any way to have 2 files open AND visible at the same time? I'd like to compare 2 files on the same family, without flipping back and forth between files.

Many thanks,

Gail

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 1:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
Gail,

Yes, Family Tree Maker will allow you to have two files open at the same time. Just click File, Open, and select the 2nd file.

You may have to play around with the Window Size to see a Family View of two files at the same time.

Russ

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 2:45AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 16 Jun 2007 1:33AM GMT
If you want to have more than 2 files open, or even multiple copies of the same file - all viewable at the same time, just switch to RootsMagic!

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 4:32AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 16 Jun 2007 1:33AM GMT
Very good reply ;D Unfortunately, I'm so hooked by FTM's charts that I'm running it on Virtual PC on my Mac!

Gail

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 6:53AM GMT
Classification: Query
when you right-click the taskbar Gail, and 'tile windows' you can have any number of windows open at the same time. Just drag them to different spots and compare or/and copy and paste between them....whatever.

The best way is get a 2nd monitor and run them as 1 desktop and drag pages all over the place. I couldn't use my FTM nearly so well with just 1 monitor.

Chas.

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 6:58AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you, Charles! I'll give that a try.

Gail

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 12:02PM GMT
Classification: Query
you need a newer version 2006 or 16

I can not remeber when this was introduced

I use world connect for this
easier to spot myown typos and errors on the web pages or w index page

Hugh W

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 12 Jan 2007 4:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 16 Jun 2007 1:33AM GMT
Which charts?

Jackie

Re: Seeing 2 files at exactly the same time, FTM 2006

Posted: 27 May 2013 7:46PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have FTM 2006. I was able to view 2 files at the same time but suddenly it does not work. How can I reset that function ?
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