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Searching the Database

Individuals in the database may be accessed by searching by any name, date, place or text field.

To use the search tool, open a Family Window or Individuals Window. Choose the menu (Document->Find).

Enter the Field that is to be used for the search. In the example below, the "Name" field has been chosen, with a criterion of the first name starting with "Rose".

Choose OK.

In a Family Browser , the focal person will become the next person that matches this criteria. Choose the menu (Document->Find Again) to bring up the next match.

In the Individuals Browser, the row of the next person that matches the criteria is selected. Choose the menu (Document->Find Again) to go to the row of the next match.

 

An example of using the search facility.