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August 06, 2009


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Thanks for posting the tip. Legacy is a wonderful porgram and I knew they must be a way, but didn't know how to do it. Like they say, everthing is simple....once you know how.

I have a niece who had a baby she gave up for adoption, but is still listed in Legacy with an "unknown" father. Recently, she married and the baby shows up as the husband's child. Is there a way to show the baby, linked to her only and not the husband and not have it look tacky in reports?

In Legacy charting, how can I get the Legacy number ID to print along side the name. It's easy in Legacy deluxe but I can't find the right buttons in Charting.
regards Terry

Terry - go to Appearance tab > Box Items and click on the Name label in the Items to Display list. In the Item Options section, make sure there is a checkmark next to "Include reference number".

Thanks Geoff, problem solved. much appreciated

I have the same problem as Johnny V. Did you ever answer his question?

Johnny V,

If you don't want to mark the adopted child as "Private" then the next best thing is to unlink the child from her mother and her mother's husband. In Family View put the adopted child in the Child List under her mother and "father" then right-click on her and select Unlink from Parents.

Next put the unlinked child in the Female/Wife box in Family View and then click in the lower half of the Parents box above her to add a mother. Then select Link to an EXISTING person and add her mother from the Name List.

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