In this article, you will learn how to use family book creator.
It is a plugin for FTM to create a book of your family tree to publish the data which is stored in your FTM database in few steps. It’s a nice idea to show your data to other family members in the form of an exciting book. They may enjoy going through your family records even if they don’t have any interest in the genealogy. In the form of diagrams, portraits and reports it can be made more amazing for them to go through your genealogy.
In order to have Family Book Creator plugin you need have family tree maker
Any of the above version of Family Tree Maker will allow you to use the plugin Family Book Creator on your Windows Operating System (Windows PC) with Microsoft Word.
The Family Book Creator plugin creates in multiples formats: –
It also facilitates the books to be printed double-sided by default to help in bookbinding. The aim of this plugin is to generate the book from the data which is available in your Family Tree Maker database. If you add new people to your family tree, it should be updated in family book creator automatically. It will also help you automatically to update people in the book and people will be renumbered. Without any extra efforts, you can easily set up the Family Tree Book to let you and others enjoy your genealogy.
There are many features of Family Book Creator, few of the advanced features are listed here: –
- It can directly access the information stored in the FTM database, since the plugin is firmly unified.
- It supports the output of documents in multiple formats. Also, in platform-independent formats.
- Family Book Creator is automatically updated, even if you add more content to your Family Tree Maker.
- With this plugin, you can break the long documents in smaller ones to work on each document in detail.
- There are predefined styles which are used for the text sections in the narrative report.
- Stipulating the resolution and quality of the images is possible so that the size of the documents can be altered.
- Helps in faster course plotting between parents and their children in the generated documents, by generating the hyperlinks
The Languages in which the output is supported are: –
If you wants to learn more about family tree maker you can read our previous blog which is ” What is Synced & Not Synced with FamilySync“