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Legacy 8.0 Revision History

Current Version is:
Build Date of: 4 March 2014

4 March 2014 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Miscellaneous - fixes.

2 March 2014 - Version - Build

New Items

FamilySearch - Added the feature to be able to skip the "Possible Duplicates" task for an individual.

FamilySearch - Added the option to auto download descendants of an individual in FamilyTree. So now, you can download ancestors and descendants of an individual.

Pedigree View - Added back the Spouse/Children and Siblings Lists. To turn on the two lists Right Click on Pedigree View background area and from the popup menu select "Show Spouse/Child and Siblings Lists"

Media Gallery - Added "Scan a Picture" to the menu of the Add Media button.

Media Gallery - From the Media Gallery there is a new button to add the current picture as the Windows Desktop Background.

Changed Items

Research Guidance - There is no longer a Research tab on the main views. Research Guidance is now requested by clicking the Research Guidance button on Tools > Other Tools or by clicking the Research button that can now be added to the My Toolbar tab. This generates guidance for the current person. (You can now select a current person on the Pedigree, Descendant, and Index Views. On the Family View, guidance is requested by right-clicking on the desired person and choosing Research Guidance from the submenu. (The Husband and Wife can still have a Research Guidance button on their toolbars.) This can also be done on the Pedigree, Descendant, and Index Views by right-clicking on a person and choosing Research Guidance.

Fixed Items

Backups - Focus Group and Source Clipboard files are now included in backups.

Edit Individual - Fixed an error 13 that some users were getting related to their regional settings when they would cancel out of editing an individual.

Events - For Marriage Events the setting for Add Event Notes to sentence would not stay set.

FamilySearch - Fixed the issue with printing LDS FOR form when reserving ordinances.

FGS Report - Children's vital notes were printing when the option was turned off. Fixed.

FSID display - Some reports would turn on the display of FSIDs after report was run. Fixed.

GEDCOM Export - Sources with no detail entry but with Entry Date or File ID information now have this info exported instead of begin skipped.

GEDCOM Export - When doing tagged records, the FAMC tags were being duplicated. Fixed.

Legacy Export - Export tagged people to a new Legacy family file. We fixed a problem with family connections that could be missing in some cases.

Modified Date - Cancelling from Edit Events even with no changes would update an Individual's Modified Date.

Pedigree Chart - FamilySearch IDs were being duplicated after the person's name. Fixed.

Reports - Pedigree charts printed in landscape mode where there was not room for the spouse in the first box were shifted off. Fixed.

Search - Deleting last individual in a Search List could cause a run-time error 402. Fixed.

Search - Invalid return of Individuals who are in-laws. Fixed.

Search - Search for a blank Family Search ID was not working.

Search and Replace - Will not find Carriage Returns. Fixed.

Shortcut Keys - Fixed CA to CF (child 10 thru 15).

Sources - The Source Quality settings are now saved on the Source Clipboard between sessions.

Toolbar - Quick Access Toolbar position is now remembered between sessions.

Web Page Creation - Added back the small blue buttons to Edit the Custom HTML Header and Footer.

4 February 2014 - Version - Build

New Items

FamilySearch - Legacy now has full FamilySearch Certification!!!

Fixed Items

Miscellaneous - fixes.

18 January 2014 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Check/Repair - Fixed a problem where the error.log file was not being displayed for some users.

Miscellaneous - fixes.

15 January 2014 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Colors - Resetting default colors would also resets customized screen fonts.

Database Size - Improved the size of family files. The last build caused them to be larger than was needed.

Event Entry Screen - Fixed a preview of notes problem.

Help File - Help has been updated.

Legacy Charting - Fix a problem some users had with ordering of Charts.

Relationships - A couple of the translated languages had Relationships Missing for 4th Gr Grand Aunt/Uncle and above.

Reports - Family Group Sheet - Cleaned up Events in List Style.

Reports - Fixed a couple formatting issues with the Lineage Report where wives were missing a hyphen (-) between name and relationship.

Reports - Now check to make sure font sizes are not set to a zero.

Reports - The option to not include names with Shared Events was not working for main person's name.

SourceWriter - Source Detail Entry - Cursor now defaults to the first field when opened.

Web Pages - Individual Web Pages will now suppress details for deceased child of living.

20 December 2013 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Backup - A prolbem where filenames that contained a period in the name would build a backup name that was truncated at the period.

Database Conversion - Fixed the error 9 that some users were having when opening an file from Legacy 7.5.

Data Entry - Clicking Source Icon while editing an event would blank out preview sentence.

Geo Location Database - Fixed the title that was being displayed to correctly show County, Country, etc.

Formatting - Several improvements to Location and Surname formatting.

Name List - Notes and Sources Tab were missing a * to indicate contents.

Quick Access Toolbar - Customize Quick Access Toolbar problems resolved.

Quick Access Toolbar - Fixed an Error 9 Subscript out of Range when doing a Reset.

17 December 2013 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Install - Fixed a problem that some users would get during the install with an error message during the install about a GLBxxx.tmp file.

Geo Database - There were some users who are having problems with Legacy not finding the Geo Database even after they have downloaded and installed it. If you are one of those who had a problem please click this link and download and install the Geo Database again. You also need to download and install this Legacy update and then everything should work great.

Miscellaneous - fixes.

14 December 2013 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Miscellaneous - fixes.

6 December 2013 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Miscellaneous - fixes.

30 November 2013 - Version - Build

Fixed Items

Potential Problems - Fixed a problem that could cause an error when editing.

Miscellaneous - fixes.

25 November 2013 - Version - Build

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