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Legacy Special Interest Group


There are a lot of great upcoming webinars through Legacy Family Tree Webinars. To see the list of upcoming webinars and register for them, go to

The Legacy Special Interest Group was created for users of Legacy Family Tree genealogy software and for those who are looking for a genealogy software program and are interested in learning more about Legacy. We welcome genealogists with all levels of computer expertise.

The Legacy Family Tree program can be downloaded at no charge from the website at While you’re there, check out the articles under Help Center > Tips and New > Legacy News

Free Online Genealogy Webinars

The schedule for the upcoming 2014 Webinars are now posted and you can register for all the scheduled webinars. Check out the free online genealogy education Webinars sponsored by Legacy at
If you're not able to attend, the webinars will be archived for at least 10 days after the presentation. After that time, you can preview the webinar and purchase the CD if you choose.

Previous and upcoming topics include Digital Books and Sites for Genealogists, Pilgrims and Patriots, Discovering your Massachusetts Ancestors, Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners, Organizing and Sharing Digital Images and several “Watch Geoff” webinars where he is demonstrating how to enter different types of data in Legacy.

Creating a 2015 Calendar in Legacy:

There are two ways to create a calendar in Legacy - you can create a nice wall calendar with pictures and colors or a basic calendar list. For both, click on the Reports icon, select the Books/Other tab.

Both calendars have some of the same options of which individuals to choose (only living, all individuals, only dead, tagged options), birthdays and/or anniversaries (including skipping divorced couples) and ages and/or year and/or location of birth and/or anniversary) and which months to include

To create the wall calendar, select Calendar Creator. There are many options for customizing your calendar. You can select fonts, colors and include pictures and captions on each page and print selected months. The calendar can be saved as a PDF file and taken to a print shop for a nice print job on glossy paper and binding. For full details on creating your calendar, click on the "Help" button on the right of the Calendar Creator window.

The Calendar List Report is a more basic perpetual-type calendar (although it does show a year) with pretty much the same options for who and what to include. You can change fonts but you don't have the options for colors and pictures.



Updated August 28, 2016
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