Sometimes, as you’re navigating through your tree, whether in the family view or the pedigree view, you get lost. You’re working with your 6th great-grandfather, and you’re trying to get back to you or your parents, but you can’t remember which child you descend through. Or, when you print a family group record, some researchers would like a small indicator next to the child who is your direct-line. By marking your direct line as preferred, Legacy with automatically set all the direct-line ancestors of a specified individual to preferred. Then, as you navigate up and down through the generations, you can find your way back down the same way as you went up. I generally like to begin, not with me, but with one of my children. By setting their direct line as preferred, your spouse’s line is also marked appropriately. It does not matter which child you choose.
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