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Legacy Family Tree update available (version - Adds mtDNA support

We have a great new update for you (free!) which adds the ability to record your mtDNA results plus several smaller additions.

See the download instructions below for step-by-step instructions on installing this update.

What's New button is now available to add to your toolbar. For those searching U.S. newspapers, this will give you quick access to these fantastic newspaper collections. To add the button to your toolbar, right-click on any of the buttons in the toolbar, then drag/drop the GenealogyBank button to the top and click OK.


mtDNA support - You can now record your mtDNA results in Legacy's DNA section. To do so, in the Individual's Information screen, click on the DNA button and select the desired test.


Y-DNA support for - You can also record your Y-DNA 46-marker test. See yesterday's webinar for an overview of genetic testing. You can also now purchase Y-DNA and mtDNA kits from us.

Narrative Reports - added the option to use "have" and "has" instead of "had" in narrative reports. eg: John and Mary have two children. Martha has a child... This new option for the Descendant Narrative Report is found on the Format tab of the Report Options.

What's Been Fixed

View the July 13, 2011 release notes here.

How to Update

For our Deluxe Edition users, all you have to do is connect to the Internet, start Legacy 7, and click on the "Install and Download Now" link on the Legacy Home tab. (If you're reading this from within the Legacy Home tab inside of Legacy 7, you'll first need to click on the Home button in the top left of the Legacy Home tab which looks like the following picture:


If you are a Standard Edition Legacy user, you will need to visit our website. Go to and follow the instructions.


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