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Tuesday's Tip - Add Toolbar (Beginner)

TT - Add Toolbar

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

Add Toolbar (Beginner)

The Add Toolbar is used when you are going to add new data as opposed to editing existing data.

This toolbar will look different depending on what you have set in Options > Customize > View > 814 Prompt Style (gbl). If you have this set to Traditional, this is what you will see: 

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If you have the option set to Gender-Neutral this is what you will see: 

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Notice that Husband and Wife have been replaced with Left Spouse and Right Spouse.  

This toolbar is pretty self-explanatory but notice that the options under Add Parent and Add Siblings have drop down arrows for more options. 

Drop down menu
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Husband and Wife will change to Left Spouse and Right Spouse on these drop down menus as well if you are using Gender-Neutral.

Next time we will look at the View Toolbar.


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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