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Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts often make the user experience more productive for a software application. This page lists some of the shortcuts that may be used in Genealogy Pro 2.0.

General Shortcuts

  • Hold down the sift key while double clicking on an image/document in the Family Browser and Individual Browser will automatically lauch the image/document in a new window or external application, bypassing the Editor.

Shortcuts in the Family Browser

  • Simple mouse click without any control keys pressed will make the selected person or family the new focal person and family.

  • Double clicking on the person or family in the Tree View will also make the selected person or family the new focal person, and will additionally open the field editor (if it is not already open) and make the field editor the active window.

  • Pressing the Command key while clicking on a family will make the spouse of the family the focal person of the window. If the spouses parent family also exists in the database, tthis family will exist in two locations in the Tree View (as a family "child" each parents family). This family is displayed under the spouses parents family will be selected.

  • Pressing the Shift click on a family will select the "Parents" table (if not already selected) and goes to the name field.

  • Pressing the Shift + Command click on a family selects the parent tab (if not already selected) and goes to the spouse person.

  • Pressing the Option key while clicking on a family will make the family tab the active tab.