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Tuesday's Tip - Sorting the Name/Search and Marriage Lists (Beginner)

TT - Sorting the Name  Search and Marriage List

Tuesday's Tips provide brief how-to's to help you learn to use the Legacy Family Tree software with new tricks and techniques.

Sorting the Name/Search and Marriage Lists (Beginner)

Did you know that you can sort the Name List, Search List and Marriage List

To sort the Name List or a Search List you can click the buttons at the top labeled #, Given, Surname and Legacy will sort your list by that criteria.

Name List


You can also go to Options > Show User ID# in the list and the RIN column with be replaced by the User ID. You can then sort by that.

Options Menu


On the Marriage List you can sort by MRIN, Husband (if using Gender Neutral this will be L Spouse), and Wife (if using Gender Neutral this will be R Spouse).

Marriage List


I like being able to sort my data in different ways. Not only does it help me find what I am looking for but I also notice things that I might not have readily seen otherwise.


Find tech tips every day in the Facebook Legacy User Group. The group is free and is available to anyone with a Facebook account.

For video tech tips check out the Legacy Quick Tips page.  These short videos will make it easy for you to learn all sort of fun and interesting ways to look at your genealogy research.

Michele Simmons Lewis, CG® is part of the Legacy Family Tree team at MyHeritage. She handles the enhancement suggestions that come in from our users as well as writing for Legacy News. You can usually find her hanging out on the Legacy User Group Facebook page answering questions and posting tips.


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