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More About Charts
August 22, 2009

Mac Tips

---- Use the Mac Preview App to do Useful things
-- Crop
• Click Select Tool
• Click/Drag Square around crop area
• Click Tools | Crop
• File | Save As | Suppy different name
-- Adjust Color
Exposure
• Brightness
• Contrast
• Adjust Sharpness
• Click Tool | Sharpen
• Make Sepia

• Sharpness
- Rotate Left, Right, Flip Horiz, Flip Vert
-- Resize
--- Good Web page that talks about Preview
http://www.usingmac.com/2008/8/5/10-handy-mac-preview-application-tricks

More About Charts!

Review File Folder Locations on your Macintosh

Pictures:
Home | Pictures | Reunion Pictures
Charts:
Home | Documents | Reunion | Charts
Perspective Events:
Home | Library | Application Support | Reunion | Perspective Events

Chart Types

FAN Charts
* Started Chart for John Schlossberg then showed a final Version.See Example
* Showed how to lighten a photo with Preview, then use it as a background picture in charts.

Descendant Waterfall Charts.
1.Can put a lot of information in few pages
See Example Chart.

Timeline Chart
1. Perspective Events available from Leisterpro
2. Make your own perspective events by editing with Textedit,
inserting date (any format), tab and Description
See Example Chart

Pedigree with Siblings Charts
1. Made the Chart with Siblings, then without
See demo Chart

Thank you to Pat Burrow (http://www.plumlady.com) for loaning us the following charts:

Reference Web Sites
Familygraphics.com
ChartChick.com
Macgenealogist.com

Reunion Tips

Repeat - Source Person and their relatives
To see who the Source Person is Click List | Relatives | Identify
To Change, Set the Family Card, then
Click List | Relatives | Identify | Click on Person | List |

MacGenealogist.com Screencast CDs

  • http://macgenealogist.com/get-my-videos-on-cd/
  • http://macgenealogist.com/articles/
  • thttp://macgenealogist.com/category/reunion-software/

    We had a drawing for Disk 3 of the MacGenealogist screencasts and George Field won. Congratulations!

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    MaGen Flyers

    About MacGen

    Meeting Notes

    Genealogical Societies California East Bay

    Mac Groups East Bay

    Other Information

    In addition to our General Meeting on the 4th Saturday, we usually have a MacGen workshop on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. It is your opportunity to get personalized help with Reunion and your Mac. Check the News to make sure.