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by johncpratt1
Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: Genealogy Industry Issues
Topic: Eagle Project idea: find missing ancestors or needed ordinances
Replies: 2
Views: 4165

Thanks! I will post something
by johncpratt1
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:22 am
Forum: Genealogy Industry Issues
Topic: Eagle Project idea: find missing ancestors or needed ordinances
Replies: 2
Views: 4165

Eagle Project idea: find missing ancestors or needed ordinances

My stake recently completed a successful Eagle Scout project regarding indexing, with several wards competing to see which one would index the most. Frankly, I think an eagle project in new.FamilySearch.org could be just as successful. Here is my idea: Each participant/family can choose from 2 diffe...
by johncpratt1
Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:57 am
Forum: Family Safety with Technology
Topic: A list of free internet filters against adult content
Replies: 10
Views: 14955

A list of free internet filters against adult content

I have noticed that typical "review" sites often leave out free solutions simply because they are paid reviews (advertisements just posing as reviews). If you would like a review of what is available for free, consider http://buildzion.com/index.php/Review-of-Best-Free-Internet-Filters-Against-Adult...
by johncpratt1
Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Family History
Topic: Finding Names Ready for Baptism that are already in your Family Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 2074

Well, I finally figured out the answer, and here is the short version (I have updated my site): The best free way is to use both Roots Magic Essentials and Legacy Standard . [INDENT] You will need to download the following: ⋅  Roots Magic Essentials (or Ancestral Quest Basics ) ⋅ ...
by johncpratt1
Sun Nov 13, 2011 4:33 am
Forum: Calendar
Topic: Creating a DVD of the new ward calendar tutorials
Replies: 0
Views: 486

Creating a DVD of the new ward calendar tutorials

Would you like to convert the new ward calendar tutorial videos to a DVD to show to a ward council? Here is one way: 1) Find the direct youtube URL for the video a) right click on the video and select "copy video URL". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3XDqAWpZ-8 (Introduction) http://www.youtube.com/...
by johncpratt1
Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:51 am
Forum: Calendar
Topic: Here is a free Holiday calendar for your new Ward Calendar
Replies: 2
Views: 842

PS The perpetual calendar link above no longer works because there is a 2-year time limit for repeating events. However, the 2nd link will probably be all you need
by johncpratt1
Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:29 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: Import a Ward Birthday Calendar with this spreadsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 3606

Thanks. Can I offer a suggestion? Import the birthday list and sync the ward calendar in a 3rd party calendar program, for example: 1) make a private google calendar (not public) 2) Sync the ward calender into it 3) Import the ics file made by the birthday spreadsheet in a 2nd private google calenda...
by johncpratt1
Thu Nov 10, 2011 5:42 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: Import a Ward Birthday Calendar with this spreadsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 3606

AEbrown: I had no idea a birthday calendar posed such a hardship, but I wonder: that post also says that a holiday calendar imposed a hardship --could it be that the real issue is actually that the events repeat forever (rather than the number of events per year)? This newer version of the ward birt...
by johncpratt1
Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: Import a Ward Birthday Calendar with this spreadsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 3606

There is a new version for Calendar Version 2.0:
http://buildzion.com/downloads/WardBirthdayCalendar2.xls
Note, there is bug currently with 2.0: importing all-day events (google calendar format) results in an event scheduled at 12 AM (which I have reported)
by johncpratt1
Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:03 am
Forum: Family History
Topic: Finding Names Ready for Baptism that are already in your Family Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 2074

Finding Names Ready for Baptism that are already in your Family Tree

Does anyone know a better way to search for names already in your family tree that are ready for baptism? I created this site, but I welcome feedback, as it was harder than it should be: temple.buildzion.com Please feel free to update this forum with ideas. I heard of someone saying "just do a searc...

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