The new TMG version 8 was demonstrated by Neil who showed some of the new features of version 8 along with some tips on how to download the new version and transfer data from one to the other. Geoff also demonstated his new website as a way of sharing his family history. He also showed how he used Second Site in association with TMG to populate the site.
TMG Minutes February 2012 (1.02 Mb)
Geoff outlined the steps for transferring data using TMG report creation to a Word document to publish a book or report on his family history.
TMG Minutes November 2011 ( 202.01 Kb)
A tour through the members area of the WAGS Website including an introduction to the new Forum facility. The TMG Forum will be used in future to advise members of meeting reminders and when minutes are posted on TMG webpage. For more read the minutes.
TMG Minutes August 2011 (195.71 Kb)
Edwina led a tutorial on the use of Sources, Citations and Repositories and how to enter the data into TMG; including the various ways of structuring sentences in TMG's reports. The amount of information and the way you store it depends on individual researcher's needs. There was much debate and members generally fell into two groups: "Lumpers" and "Splitters". Find out about these and more in the minutes.
TMG Minutes May 2011 (227.81 Kb)
Discussion topics included: TMG Demo, Second Site 3, TMG Utilities; Backing up your computer; TMG Book references.
TMG Minutes Feb 2011 (193.37 Kb)
Please refer to the minutes on the link below for discussion topics.
TMG Minutes Nov 2011 (253.04 Kb)
Discussion included the following items: Wholly Genes Website; Terry Reigel Website; TMG Ver. 8; Backing up; etc. See minutes on the link below:
TMG Minutes Aug 2010 (780.92 Kb)
Various topics were discussed including the treatment of UK Census data in the US version of TMG, reading scanned documents, how best to deal with photos, primary and non-primary tags, importing from GEDCOM etc. Neil described his preferred procedure for backing up TMG data. Software for creating PDFs and saving full or partial screen captures were also demonstrated.
TMG Minutes May 2010 (205.32 Kb)
General TMG issues discussed including: how to deal with photos, creation and use of "Foster" tag, use of SecondSite to create web pages and CDs, editing the list of Place Names and updating your database etc.
TMG Minutes February 2010 (199.12 Kb)
Neil demonstrated the use of two monitors for Windows 7 and TMG. Also discussed global changes to capitalisation of surnames such as 'van der Merwe' etc and using TMG Utility to remove Married Names from TMG. The latest version of Second Site allows for the use of maps.
TMG Minutes November 2009 (191.42 Kb)
Discussed additional content for TMG Special Interest Groups web page and also the requirements for WAGS Open Day. Neil demonstrated TMG, Second Site and TMG Utilities throughout, in particular Journal Reports with photos and resizing photos.
TMG Minutes August 2009 (191.02 Kb)
Neil demonstrated TMG, Second Site and TMG Utilities. In particular, we looked at Sources, Witnesses and Flags. Sort Dates and File Maintenance were also discussed.
TMG Minutes May 2009 (196.70 Kb)
Neil demonstrated TMG, in particular the use of flags and creating a focus group. This was followd by a workshop using Second Site software to create a CD of genealogical data. For more information on this workshop see minutes (below).
TMG Minutes Feb 2009 (203.51 Kb)
We looked at dealing with adoptive parents, filtering out living people and changing the recorded sex of a person in TMG. In preparation for the Feb 09 Second Site workshop instructions were provided on creating the focus group for the project and how to get started with Second Site (see appendix attached to minutes)
TMG Minutes Nov 2008 (195.26 Kb)