Recently Updated Plugins

  • Export Gedcom File V3.7 (7 Dec 2018) By Mike Tate. Exports current Gedcom and Media files formatted into standard GEDCOM 5.5/Draft 5.5.1 without FH custom tags, but with options for many genealogy . . . product dialects. V3.7: Shared Settings for Max height, Max width & Use JPEG file format apply to all exported image files. Restore Defaults has a warning prompt with a Cancel the Reset option. [unnamed person] given surname ? as some products do not support a blank name. Fix a problem with moving File Root Individual record to follow the Header record. V3.6: The Export Fact Definitions option now handles all Unicode characters. Companion Used rule for 1 _USED is fixed for TNG promoted Given Name Used. Library modules updated to fix Day Number issues with the Sort Date feature. V3.5: Handles LMO Sort Dates from Order Facts by Sort Date Plugin, and improves any Sort Date derived from a Before Date or After Date. V3.4: Updates issues with the Sort Date feature added in V3.3, and for export to Ancestry converts Census to Residence to improve hints, plus other minor fixes. V3.3: Basic Options tab has new (+) Full Data v (-) Brief Data option. Extra Options tab has new options and a Label Options tab has been added. Adds new (GWC) GEDmill Website Creator and (FTD) Family Tree DNA export modes. Updates many other export modes with new features as explained in the Help & Advice pages. V3.2: Adds [[private]] text option per mode, and export modes for (MYH) MyHeritage Family Tree and (TPT) TribalPages Tree, plus minor updates. V3.1: Adds export mode for (GST) GedSite, adds Multimedia conversion for Absolute Link Records, plus updates for (GRT) Genes Reunited and (TNG) The Next Generation. V3.0: Fixes standalone Gedcom Cannot Make Folder problem. V2.9: Improves syncing across PC, new Keep Media folders option, Exclude from Diagrams inhibits FTM and TNG primary photo tags, and minor update for (LFT) Legacy Family Tree. V2.8: Adds export modes for GEDCOM Draft 5.5.1, and fixes some problems with analysing record names, and synchronising settings across PC. V2.7: Export to (FMP) FindMyPast Family Tree and (HER) Heredis by BSD Concept add CONC tag to NOTE records to prevent exclusion. V2.6: Export to (LFT) Legacy Family Tree supports Note record Research & Medical tabs, improves Note record format, and excludes Updated CHANge date-time-stamps.Extra Options offer GEDCOM Draft 5.5.1 FORMat tag subsidiary to FILE tag.Other Options offer same sex HUSB/WIFE relationship in asymmetric format.Supports UNICODE UTF-16 characters U+10000 to U+10FFFF in Supplementary Planes.Fixes Caption Note problem for FILE~REL mode Output Media Style. V2.5: (ANC) Ancestry Family Tree and (LFT) Legacy Family Tree and (RWW) RootsWeb WorldConnect now export the Associated Person (ASSO) tag as a custom Event. The output Media format now provides better control of Note contents. V2.4: Improved export for (RMT) RootsMagic plus other minor enhancements. V2.3: New Exclude [[private]] Notes setting, more tolerant of UDF tags, TNG does not tidy Place and Address fields, and NOTE/CONC/CONT tags handled better. V2.2: Adds (ANC) Ancestry Family Tree and (FMP) FindMyPast Family Tree options, moves default Export folder to Project Public folder, plus minor bug fixes. V2.1: Updates for (GSP) GedStar Pro, (TNG) The Next Generation, and (ZPG) ZoomPast options, plus minor bug fixes. V2.0: Adds (GSP) GedStar Pro, (LFT) Legacy, (RMT) RootsMagic, and (ZPG) ZoomPast options, new Other Options tab, synthetic Facts for Witnessed/Shared Events, and other minor updates. V1.9: Adds (HER) Heredis by BSD Concept and (GSP) GedStar Pro for Android options, plus more improvements and bug fixes. V1.8: Major update of Gedcom export mode for the (FTM) Family Tree Maker 2014 product and of Multimedia conversion options for Part/Full Frames, plus other improvements and bug fixes. V1.7: FH V6 update for TNG to retain Place Records. V1.6: Handles Media Link/Note inconsistencies, supports FH V6 Place Records & Witness Roles, adds Family Historian 5 export mode and Multimedia Records with Absolute or Relative file links . V1.5: FH V5 and FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 UTF-16 Gedcom support. V1.4: Copes if no File Root, offers JPEG for all Media Frames & closing option to view Gedcom in FH, Notepad, or Explorer. V1.3: Converts Media files similar to the Convert File Links Plugin and adds a few other options. V1.2: Initial Plugin Store version. V1.0 & V1.1 FHUG trial versions.
  • Map Life Facts V4.5 (5 Dec 2018) By Mike Tate. A mapping tool to create web pages that use Google Maps or Leaflet Maps to display a map of locations from each person's life Facts. It supports both . . . Place and Address fields. Mapped data may be saved in a Plugin Data file, or as part of your GEDCOM, in Source, Repository or Place records. Maps can be filtered on Living & Private Flags. Generated map files can be integrated with FH generated web pages. V4.5: Fix a problem with Google Maps scripts, and improve initialisation. V4.4: Fix a problem with detecting old format map files. V4.3: The Leaflet Maps mode alternative to Google Maps is supported.Plot Markers can be added & dragged to set Latitude & Longitude values.Place List entries grouped by first alphanumeric character disregarding leading symbols. V4.2: The Google Maps mode supports the API Key needed to unlock its services.Emigration and Immigration facts now fully implement both their Place names.All symbols that might occur in Place or Address fields are now handled correctly.Windows XP and Vista are barred as now incompatible with Google Maps. V4.1: Fix UTF8 accented chars in drop-lists; Fix problem when Plugin Window is minimised and closed. V4.0: Ignores location text enclosed in [[ brackets ]], plus fix for Erase Addr ~ Place Database. V3.9: Improves Geocoder mapping of place names with a hyphen such as Stoke-upon-Trent, ensures use of best stable version of Google Maps API, and fixes some minor bugs. V3.8: Handles new Geocoder response of Unknown Error that indicates a server problem, and enforces Geocoder version 3.18 in support of Windows XP IE v8. V3.7: Cancels workaround for Control Panel custom Decimal symbol as now corrected by FH V6.0.2. CD/Website map page style more closely matches FH CD/Website fhstyle.css and user customisations. CD/Website map page Plots optionally exclude any Facts not listed in FH CD/Website pages. V3.6: Supports Control Panel customisation of Decimal symbol in Lat/Longitude to be dot (.) or comma (,). V3.5: Various database and user interface problems fixed. V3.4: Various Place Records related problems fixed. V3.3: Supports FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 Unicode & Place Records, revised GUI library, Emigration/Immigration To/From _PLAC, geocoding preference to Lat/Longitude, and fix IUP Tooltips in XP. V3.2: Revised the Address…Place sub-options to retain all entries, and new Database Management tab Options. V3.1: Speed-up for large numbers of Locations, fixed Delete key bug in Substitute, Latitude & Longitude fields, and four new From Location: Address…Place sub-options. V3.0: Force all dialogue backgrounds to white, and make editing Substitute, Latitude & Longitude more responsive. V2.9: Optionally auto-detects previously edited Manual Locations, also allows Geocode Plot/Map All/Some to escape at Quota Warning message. V2.8: New Manual statistics class of Location, revised Geocode Plot All Locations button, new Geocode Plot Some Locations button, revised Next Plotted / Uplotted, etc buttons, plus other small changes. V2.7: Translates any delimited Country/State/Chapman/County Code into full name before submitting to Geocoder, plus other minor updates. V2.6: Fixes Not enough memory for big _nameindex.html, sets popup quota warning on all Plot/Map buttons, plus other minor updates. V2.5: Corrects missing web page links when no See also section, and adds popup quota warning about exceeding 2,500 plots per 24 hours. V2.4: Checks map file belongs to chosen Individual, adds Region Bias Code option, uses bell blob for newline. V2.3: Improved Maps & GUI, default Zoom only set on Preferences tab, multi-plot maps on Create Maps tab, minor bug fixes. V2.2: Redesigned GUI, colour coded tree lists & statistics, zoom set from Google Map, better map Markers, more bug fixes & code revisions. V2.1: Loads faster, resizeable main GUI, trees replace drop-down lists, better tool-tips, bigger Google Map pane, bug fixes & code revisions. V2.0: New GUI with tabs, progress bars, and embedded HTML Google Map, plus Google Geocoder API, bug fixes & code revisions. V1.1: Improved version with fhSleep(), Interface Font option, and Knowledge Base Help. V1.0: Initial version using HTML Application (HTA) for Google Maps Geocoder Service.
  • All Pool Relatives Except Partner Ancestors V1.0 (4 Dec 2018) By Mike Tate. Family trees may need pruning into parent or other branches. This lets branches be selected and exported as a GEDCOM. Select each Individual whose . . . spouse branch is to be removed. The immediate family of anyone who is retained is also retained. When there are common ancestors there may be a conflict. The portion of such shared ancestors to retain can be chosen. When the Plugin closes it lists all Individual records requested. Use Ctrl+A on keyboard to select entire Result Set then use Query Menu > Add Selected Cell Records to a Named List Export > GEDCOM File and Select from Named Lists tab, pick Named List used above, click >> Add All & finish export.
  • Clean Living Persons V1.6 (19 Nov 2018) By Mike Tate. Privatise the details of Living and Private people. When sharing files on line, it is a good idea to remove any detailed information. This plugin . . . offers several options to reduce the amount of information in a GEDCOM file for living people. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the Export GEDCOM File and Split Tree Helper commands, and will prompt for confirmation if you try to use it on a GEDCOM file that is open in Project mode. It will take note of the Living flag on a person, but can be additionally set to assume anyone with an actual or estimated birth date after a selected date (or with no birth date) and also with no death date is still living. See the FHUG Help & Advice and Export to Website Without Sensitive Data advice for an example of use. V1.6: Handles unusual dates such as 3 - 13 Sep 1752 that never existed; caters for unusual names including [unnamed person]; correctly uses same .dat file for all Plugin versions. V1.5: 'Do Not Clean Living Persons' Named List overrides rules; blank Date fields ignored; same .dat file for all Plugin versions. V1.4: Remembers main dialogue position on screen. V1.3: First published superseding Clean Living People plugin.
  • Check for Unlinked Media V1.9 (5 Nov 2018) By Jane Taubman. Checks all the media files in the media folder are linked to media records in the Project and optionally can delete or move unlinked files. Note . . . deleted or moved files can not be recovered using the Undo option in Family Historian as the deletes are done directly on the disk. It is therefore recommended you do a FULL Family Historian Project Backup prior to running. V1.2 Added Move files V1.3 Handles problems where users have the media incorrectly linked to the media folder (e.g using full path names) V1.4 Correct Issue where Project has special characters in the name, V1.5 Check for Locally Linked Files in the media folder. V1.6 Add more robust dirtree function (to handle Mac Directories with invalid windows characters in filenames. V1.7 Use newer dirtree version V1.8 Corrections to Media detection (Thanks Mike Tate) V1.9 Exclude thumbs.db and picassi.ini from list.
  • Clean Unwanted Fields V1.2 (5 Nov 2018) By Mike Tate. Removes fields that typically upset Ancestry, or hold sensitive data, or are chosen by the user. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the . . . Export > GEDCOM File and Split Tree Helper commands, and will prompt for confirmation if you try to use it on a GEDCOM file that is open in Project mode. See the FHUG Export to Website Without Sensitive Data advice for an example of use. V1.2: Caters for data refs with instances such as %INDI.NAME[2]%, adds a Result Set of sample deletions, plus other minor improvements. V1.1: Remembers main dialogue position on screen, handles specific Fact tags, and more rigorous data ref validation check. V1.0: First published.
  • Write Reg IE Shell Version V1.2 (8 Oct 2018) By Mike Tate. This affects the Internet Explorer Version used by Family Historian internal browser windows such as Web Search Windows, Map Windows, and Plugin Help . . . and Advice or Google Map windows. The default IE Shell Version may be 6 or 7 that does not support modern website features, and can be set to IE Version 9 or later. With FH V6 the IE Shell Version is often 11 that can have problems with some website features, and may be set to another IE Version. The Plugin reads and writes the Windows Registry, and for the change to take effect, FH must usually be opened by right-clicking its icon and choosing Run as administrator before running the Plugin, even in an Administrator account.
  • Order Facts by Sort Date V1.1 (4 Sep 2018) By Mike Tate. Sort all Facts according to their Sort Date. Any missing Sort Date may be derived from a GEDCOM _SDATE, Note "Sort Date:", actual Fact Date, synthetic . . . date, etc. Allows Sort Dates to be imported from products such as TMG and exported to products such as GedSite via the Export Gedcom File Plugin. See Order Facts by Sort Date Plugin for further Help and Advice. V1.1: Fix DicGed typo, and update library modules. V1.0: First published version.
  • Add Media URL Shortcut V1.2 (31 Aug 2018) By Mike Tate. Adds web page URL Shortcut to Media tab of chosen record. Enter desired web page URL and Title then click the Link Media URL button. The Plugin . . . then: Adds a Shortcut file to the ....fh_data/Media/URL folder Adds a Media record with Title same as URL and Keyword = 'URL' Adds a link to that Media record in the chosen record Media tab To open Media URL click the triangular Open in Editor/Player button. To undo changes use Edit > Undo Plugin Updates before closing FH, & delete new shortcut files in ....fh_data/Media/URL folder. V1.2: Allow the URL to contain Lua magic pattern %n capture index. V1.1: Allows a Title name for new Media record. V1.0: First published in Plugin Store.
  • UDF List V1.0 (4 Jun 2018) By Simon Orde.

    Produces a Result Set Containing all the Unidentified Data Fields
    in the Gedcom. Along with their data references and the Records containing them.

  • Search and Return Result Set V1.4 (4 Jun 2018) By Simon Orde. Search for a specified word or phrase in all text fields in the current project, with options to narrow the scope of the search. The matching fields . . . are listed in a table in the Query Window result set, with links back to each context of use (double-click on any Item to view it in the Property Box). V1.1 Corrected plugin title and fixed cancel problem. V1.2 Added Case insensitive searching. V1.3 Added Whole Word option and improve the message prompting. V1.4 Use prototype functions and fix issue with Case sensitive searching.
  • Find Date Phrases V1.2 (4 Jun 2018) By Simon Orde. Finds all Date's with Date Phrases and creates a Result window with them all listed.  This would also make a good base to build an automatic . . . correction plugin when importing files from other systems which include non-standard dates.1.2 Added "item" date column to make manual editing easier.
  • Build a Tree from a CSV V1.1 (4 Jun 2018) By Simon Orde. Takes simply formatted CSV file containing relationships and builds a tree.Designed to Work on a Blank File,  but will add records to an existing . . . one. Please review the code and correct to match your exact file.1.1 Code enhancements
  • Check for new Search The Internet settings V1.2 (4 Jun 2018) By Simon Orde.

    Downloads the current "Search The Internet Parameters" from Calico Pie and upgrades if required.

  • Search and Replace V2.9 (4 Jun 2018) By Mike Tate. Searches for any text, age, or date values within the current project, and allows them to be replaced by new values, with an optional confirmation at . . . each stage. On completion, all processed values are listed in a Result Set with links back to the record fields. V2.9: When a Media Linked File is replaced then similarly alter the actual Media File Path itself. Cater for FILE and FORM tags correctly. V2.8: New Select Records option for the Search Scope filter. V2.7: Format check & report for Import preset files, and other minor improvements. V2.6: Presets can be imported & exported. Initialisation progress bar for large projects. V2.5: Provides presets that allow multiple search & replace settings to be preserved for future use. V2.4: Supports FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 with Unicode and Place Records & Witness Roles. V2.3: New global Search Scope filter, and minor bug fixes. V2.2: Better support for Date Phrases. V2.1: Search and Replace allow tab & newline characters, simpler Major Options tab plus advanced Extra Filters tab, and improved search methods. V2.0: New options to choose fields plus other settings, Search ONLY mode added, complete makeover including sticky settings and online Help & Advice. V1.7: Add Date and Text Field Name related search & replace capability. V1.6: Add Data Reference details to the replace prompt for the context of the field being changed. V1.5: General Code Tidy (not published). V1.4: Add Whole Words search and Plain Text search to inhibit Lua Pattern characters. V1.3: Add Case Insensitive searching and Cancel or Close the window will abort the replaces, while still listing the changes made. V1.2: Change to provide a Skip button. Click the Close button on the window to cancel. V1.1: Add Skip box which can be selected to skip over a change and a Result Set which is shown at the end of all the items changed.
  • Fix Date Fields V1.1 (4 Jun 2018) By Mike Tate. List or Mend Date Phrases and unusual Date fields imported from other products. V1.1: Pedigree/Tree Quarter Dates, Double Dates to 1927, valid Dates . . . in Date Phrases. V1.0: First published version fixes FTM, PAF, and other unusual Date formats .
  • Check Installed Plugins Against the Store V2.9 (2 Jun 2018) By Jane Taubman. Checks currently installed plugins against those currently in the store and optionally downloads and installs later versions. If you have many plugins . . . installed it will take a while to run to please allow it some time to complete. V2.0 Added Author Column and updated to show the status of all plugins in the main plug directory. V2.1 Add Superseded support V2.2 Improve version checking where the component numbers are greater than 9 V2.3/2.4 Remove CR from lines V2.5 Pass FH version for level checking V2.6 Change to www from f6 V2.7/8 Improve Error reporting V2.9 Correct issue with 301 error when using https
  • Lookup Missing BMD Records V2.4 (1 Jun 2018) By Mike Tate. Searches selected people for chosen BMD Records and produces a web page to invoke searches of online web sites for any missing records. Estimated . . . dates are used, where none are recorded. Women's married names are used where the event is after the marriage date (or after the birth of the first child). V2.4: Updated library module for EstimatedDeathDates(). V2.3: Adds BMD searches for Isle of Man, Jersey & Guernsey, adds the Redisplay the Last Lookup Page button, and redesigned to cope with large Project databases and rectify performance issues. V2.2: Adds searches for FamilySearch and MyHeritage web sites, splits U.K. searches into England, Scotland and Wales, and other minor improvements. V2.1: Lets people with too few Name parts be skipped, excludes people with Living Flag from Death/Burial lookup, adds useful Result Set columns, plus other minor improvements. V2.0: First public version supporting Ancestry and FindMyPast web sites.
  • Lookup Missing Census Facts V4.4 (1 Jun 2018) By Mike Tate. Offers ways of looking up missing Census Records for UK, USA, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Germany & Norway via online web sites. V4.4: Updated . . . library module for EstimatedDeathDates(). V4.3: Adds reviews of Census Records for Germany and Norway but without online searches, improves the check for whether each person was at home or abroad on missing Census dates, caters for polygamous relationships when assigning married surnames & spouses in web site searches, adds the Redisplay the Last Lookup Page button, and redesigned to cope with large Project databases and rectify performance issues. V4.2: Adds searches for FamilySearch and MyHeritage web sites, fixes Ancestry search codes, plus other minor improvements. V4.1: Lets fragmentary Census collections be excluded, lets people with too few Name parts be skipped, adds useful Result Set columns, plus other minor improvements. V4.0: Now also checks the Family facts such as Census (family), internally sorts facts by Date in case they are out-of-sequence after updates, Census Place names matching is case-insensitive and leading & trailing space tolerant, adds the [Record Id] to the Individual in the Lookup Web Page heading, and the sorting of Date columns in the Lookup Web Page that was broken is now mended. V3.9: Adds England & Wales 1939 Register, and fixes minor issues with some Other household members included in Searches. V3.8: Removes "new." from "findmypast.co.uk" web address, reinstates V3.5 updates. V3.7: Fix possible HTML/URL encoding issues. V3.6: Supports FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 Unicode characters. V3.5: Minimum Age threshold to exclude children from web search, and a few Census Records added. V3.4: Reinstate women's husband's surnames upset by V3.3. V3.3: Adds Irish Census fragments & better search web page. V3.2: Uses A-Z of Record Sets search mode on FindMyPast websites, and improves search filters on all websites. V3.1: Supports new.findmypast.co.uk and revised World Search mode. V3.0: Detects people abroad rather than missing for a Census. Copes with countries that held a Census in same year but on different dates. V2.9: Adds Canada 1921 Census, and minor GUI updates. V2.8: Uses original Surname of single parent mothers, and fixes Family Date error. V2.7: Revises FindMyPast online searches, and applies birth dates with offsets in many more cases, using estimated dates where necessary. V2.6: Supports all FindMyPast websites, and manages .css & .js files better. V2.5: First public version.
  • Find Duplicate Individuals V3.7 (11 May 2018) By Mike Tate. Finds potentially duplicated Individual Records by comparing the Names and key Events of selected Individuals and their immediate Relations. V3.7: . . . Fixes issues with duplicate close relatives, missing Update date, and ± character. V3.6: Supports FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 with Unicode and new Soundex coding. V3.5: New GUI library and F1 key Help for current tab. V3.4: Omit Non-Duplicates tab allows multiple item selection, plus other user interface updates, and some problem fixes. V3.3: Progress messages if loading large family Relation Pools. V3.2: Considers Cremation events. No longer forces Progress Bar into focus. V3.1: Now assesses ALL instances of immediate Relations and ALL instances of the key Events. V3.0: First published Plugin Store version. V2.x: Omit Non-Duplicates and Set Preferences tabs added. V1.x: Proof of concept, work in progress, version in FHUG only.
  • Show Project Statistics V2.0 (14 Mar 2018) By Mike Tate. This Plugin displays a summary of statistics for the Project, and reports any exceptional data. V2.0: New per Record and Fact counts of Media and . . . Citations, new per Fact counts of Place and Address, now includes Names and Ordinations with Facts, new Data usage Totals, extra Date and UDF checks, and reduced run time. V1.9: Supports FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 with Unicode and Place Records plus new Relationship Pool counts. V1.8: Reports unusual Multimedia Formats & Frame Areas, and improves the user interface. V1.7: New Options tab to control which exceptions are reported and adjust the Earliest Date Year and Maximum Age Years. V1.6: Improved Result Set Item descriptions and minor bug fix. V1.5: Adds Max.Spouses count & Spouse link is duplicated report, extra Date warnings from =GetDataWarning() function, and improved Result Set Item descriptions. V1.4: Preserves Result Set from run to run, reports Permanent/Automatic Record Idents and Citation Entry Dates in future, adds the Cremation Event to the Facts tab, plus other minor updates. V1.3: Adds Idents Counts, revises Flags table, adds Result Set of Exception Reports, and other minor updates. V1.2: Corrects some Couples Counts & sorts Flags by Counts. V1.1: Adds Age At, Pool, Flags and other statistics. V1.0: First public version.
  • Ancestral Sources Data Entry V4.7 (9 Mar 2018) By Mike Tate. Invokes the Ancestral Sources program for the current Project, with current selected person, and for any chosen type of data entry. V4.7: Bug fix for . . . occasional IUP user dialogue issues. V4.6: Improved checks of installed version of AS program. V4.5: Fixes issues when FHUG website is offline or no AS program installed. V4.4: FH V5 and FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 update. V4.3: Birth entries more greyed out + popup message. V4.2: Checks that only one copy of AS is installed. V4.1: Automatically detects new versions of AS. V4.0: Added Death and Burial options for AS V4.0. V3.3: New style design, and supports all AS versions. V3.2: Checks AS v3.2.3 is installed, and checks Plugin Store version. V3.1: File/Folder Exists updated, better AS Not Found wording. V3.0: Added Marriage, Add Images & Close on Save, also Help window size is sticky. V1.7: Minor bug fixes and code revisions. V1.6: Added user font option, tool tips, help, and other minor updates. V1.5: Revised settings folder for standalone GEDCOM, and revised coding style. V1.4: Now preserves settings for both Projects and standalone GEDCOM files. V1.3: Remembers some settings for each different PC environment. V1.2: Caters for multi-monitor virtual-screen multi-PC environments. V1.1: Caters for Ancestral Sources installed in a non-default folder. Provides web links to Ancestral Sources download & advice pages. Preserves the Plug-in window position and settings per Project.
  • Quick Family Facts V1.1 (6 Sep 2017) By Mike Tate. Displays a pop-up summary of close relatives & events for any chosen person. Useful for matching names when reviewing Census and Electoral . . . records, etc. If added to the Tools menu, can be invoked with Alt T Q shortcut. V1.1: Optional [Rec Id] for each family & person, improved formatting, avoids duplicated partners, and renames Root Person as Family Root. V1.0: Initial published version with options for text font size and events to include.
  • Create Individual Shortcut V1.0 (22 Aug 2017) By Jane Taubman. Simple plugin which can create a link on the Windows Desktop to open a selected Individual in a selected Project on either the Records Window or the . . . Focus Window. The file can either be named as "Launch Family Historian" or with the selected persons name. The former is useful as a quick bookmark, especially if you add the Plugin to the Tools menu where it can be run quickly before closing Family Historian.
  • Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings V2.8 (29 Jun 2017) By Mike Tate. Backup and Restore the Family Historian Custom & Preference Settings using any folder. Includes all Standard & Custom Program Data files and . . . all relevant Windows Registry based Settings. See the Help and Advice pages for full details. V2.8: Better support for Crossover and Wine. Fix issue in standalone Gedcom mode. V2.7: Further improves syncing Plugin Data settings across PC. V2.6: More options for FH Program Version later than Backup Data Version. Fixes problems with syncing some Plugin Data settings across PC. V2.5: Further minor updates for FH V6 and later, that have no Tutorial files. Full support for Crossover and Wine running on Apple Mac or Linux. Option to allow FH Program Version to be later than Backup Data Version. Diagnostic Mode retains temp files and Restore Defaults checks Crossover Registry Keys. V2.4: FH V6.1 update for new preference settings, etc. V2.3: FH V6.0 update to ignore very large Map Cache. V2.2: FH V5 and FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 update, and fix IUP Tooltips in XP. V2.1: Supports Apple Mac with Crossover or Wine, and allows FH sub-versions > 9. V2.0: Includes Tutorial Files & User Plugin Data, and improves support for networked drives. V1.8: Option to Use Dated Sub-folders to allow multiple backups. Option to Enable Diagnostic Mode to debug Command Prompt popups. Support for networked drive names such as NAME in place of C:. V1.7: Accommodates the file modification date-time 1-hour offset sometimes caused by adjustments to Daylight Saving Time (DST/GMT/BST). V1.6: First public version.
  • Give Witnesses Their Own Facts V1.2 (16 Jun 2017) By Mike Tate. This Plugin is intended for Projects imported from products such as TMG and Legacy that support Fact Witness Roles, where it may be desirable to . . . remove certain selected Witness Roles from Facts and create separate Facts for the Witness Individuals instead. The most common case is Census Witnesses, where separate Individual Census Events with a common Source Citation are better supported, as explained in the FHUG Knowledge Base Recording Census Records. After removing the Witnesses of Census (family) Events consider using the Migrate Census Family to Individual Events Plugin. Before running the Plugin, ensure there is a suitable backup in case the changes are unsatisfactory, e.g. use File > Backup/Restore > Small Backup. V1.2: Avoids duplicating any Fact when same Individual is a multiple Principal/Witness. Copies any Witness Role Citations to new Fact. V1.1: Allows Census (family) Events with Witnesses to be converted. V1.0: First published version.
  • Where Used Record Links V1.3 (26 May 2017) By Mike Tate. This provides a Result Set listing where Records are used, similar to the View > Record Links command, the Tools > Work with Data > Places . . . > Where Used button, and the List All Citations for a Selected Source Plugin. However, this Plugin supports all Record Types, for any selection of Records, and lists details of the explicit Where Used fields appropriate for the Record Type. If the same Record is used in the same place twice, the Data Ref Where Used is marked with an asterisk. See Where Used Record Links Plugin for further Help and Advice. V1.3: Adds detection of duplicate usage of the same record in the same place. V1.2: Adds Witness Role & Notes and correct Witness Citation details. V1.1: Adds Media counts, and improves the record search. V1.0: First published version.
  • Migrate Census Family to Individual Events V1.0 (26 May 2017) By Mike Tate. This Plugin is aimed at Projects imported from other products that use Census (family) Events, where it may be desirable to convert them to two . . . Individual Census Events instead. The separate Individual Census Events with a common Source Citation are better supported, as explained in the FHUG Knowledge Base Recording Census Records. See the Give Witnesses Their Own Facts Plugin that may need to be run first. Before running the Plugin, ensure there is a suitable backup in case the changes are unsatisfactory, e.g. use File > Backup/Restore > Small Backup.
  • Improve Website or CD DVD HTML V2.9 (25 Jul 2016) By Mike Tate. This Plugin improves features of Family Historian published Website or CD-DVD HTML folders. Ensures all user URL are active hyperlinks, and . . . optionally open in a new browser Tab/Window. Allows long user URL to be displayed in abbreviated form. Converts special place-holder text to current filename or date or media hyperlink. Adjusts tabulated data into tidy aligned columns. Offers various alternative image pop-up options, and non-image media hyperlinks. Adds Table of Pictures/Reports/Downloads pages. Adds an Index of Names page search filter. Adds alternate & married names and identity references to the Index of Names page. Creates a gendex.txt file for the gendexnetwork.org genealogical index. View Source to see full Version History.
  • Change Any Fact Tag V2.9 (22 Apr 2016) By Mike Tate. Lets any Individual Fact or Family Fact, or Level 1 Tag, be deleted or changed. Supports all Standard Facts, Custom Facts, Gedcom Tags and UDF . . . Tags. Source data can be selected by Value, Date, Place or Records via Filters. When an Attribute is changed to an Event its Value is saved in a SOURce Note. Corrects abnormal UDF Tag values, such as @@S99@@ record links. Allows confirmation of changes, keeps Log Files, creates Result Set of changes, and retains settings across PC. See the built in Help and Advice for more details. V2.9: Can now select Records via the Filter. V2.8: Fixes problem with Fact Set files for Facts with no Hidden status. V2.7: Fixes problems handling Witness ROLE Fact definitions and <hidden> Events Baptism, Christening, Annulment, or Divorce. V2.6: Copes with Fact Names that are <hidden> or <eclipsed> due to Fact Types settings, and Place filters now also match EMIG/IMMIgration Event To/From _PLAC values. V2.5: Copes with Custom Fact names same as Standard/Gedcom Tag names, and Date filters match both LONG and COMPACT formats. V2.4: Supports FH V6 IUP 3.11.2 with Unicode characters and Place Records. V2.3: Offers user dialogue improvements and minor bug fixes. V2.2: Adds Interface Font option, Result Set of changes, Knowledge Base Help, and GUI & code revisions. V2.1: Added the View & Delete Log Files button to user interface. V2.0: Tested with many UDF Facts & Tags, and new user interface with Filter option. V1.1: Copes with most UDF Fact anomalies and adds many user interface features. Any unconvertible data and error reports are logged and saved in SOURce Notes. Reveals a problem with fhSetValue... API for multi-line ADDR fields with CONT. V1.0 Beta: Initial release.