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Missing Key Feature of Website

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Missing Key Feature of Website

Posted: 1 Jun 2013 5:35PM GMT
Classification: Query
It turns out that Family Tree Maker 2 for Mac does not let you navigate through your tree in "Family" view mode. You only get one mode: Pedigree. I have found online that I use the family mode 95% of the time and rarely use pedigree mode unless I just want to view a particular lineage. I prefer to view and work in the family view mode where all siblings, cousins, aunts/uncles, etc are in plane view.

So if you like that view, be forewarned, you do NOT get it in the software. You can create a static chart to see your family in that type of view, but for navigating, clicking on and interacting with entries, you are completely stuck with the Pedigree model.

I really wish I had known otherwise I never would have purchased the software as being forced to constantly work in pedigree mode is frustrating and I know I will simply use the website 100% of the time due to that frustration.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Chris Putman 1 Jun 2013 11:35PM GMT 
daciodan 2 Jun 2013 4:38PM GMT 
Chris Putman 2 Jun 2013 5:18PM GMT 
shopkins1994 12 Jul 2013 9:01PM GMT 
kj_norway 18 Jul 2013 10:30PM GMT 
Sean Franklin 20 Jul 2013 2:31AM GMT 
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