Monday, September 26, 2011

FTM2012 vs AMT - Facts

In the Knowledge Base article on the differences between FTM2012 and AMT, I had to look carefully at this statement:


Facts
 
In general fact dates, names, places, and descriptions (including custom and alternate facts) are the same in Family Tree Maker and Ancestry trees. However, you may find that some fact types are labeled differently. For example, the Physical Description fact in Family Tree Maker is the Description fact in Ancestry trees.

It was the Example that through be off a little. But, a picture or two says it all.

In FTM2012, you can add a Physical Description as a Fact for a person. As with each Fact, you can have a Date, a Place, and a Description for that Fact.


The same Fact when created in AMT would be:

From what I can tell, that is what this Knowledge Base article is talking about. I am sure that there are other examples.


For further details of the Differences between Family Tree Maker 2012 and an Ancestry Member Tree, please visit the Knowledge Base article #5359 What are the differences between the Family Tree Maker and Ancestry.com trees when using TreeSync™?

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