Midvale Union Fort
 Multi-Stake Family History Center
540 East 7155 South in Midvale
 (just north of fire station) Please use north door      
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Printing Family Tree

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Instructions for Printing from FAMILY TREE

FAMILY TREE has been set up so everything that has been added to this wonderful, worldwide Family Tree can be downloaded and printed. Here are some things you may want to print and how to do that:


FAMILY GROUP SHEET or PEDIGREE CHART

1. Go to a person’s PEOPLE PAGE and click on the chart you want on the right side of the screen.

2. Click on the printer symbol at the top of the screen.

3. Follow the PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS below:

PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS

1. NOTICE the DESTINATION PRINTER on the upper left side and change the printer, if needed, by clicking on the triangle on the right end of the box containing the printer name and choosing a different printer.

2. Look at the thumbnail of the picture and notice how it fits on the page. Change from Portrait to Landscape, if needed.

3. See if the thumbnail of the fan chart shows up in color. You may print it in color FREE. CHANGE to the color printer and the picture will show up in color.

4. For a better printout, you may want to send a black and gray picture to print on the color printer for better picture quality.

5. Notice the buttons under PRINT SIZE and click on EACH to see the difference it makes.

6. Decide on the best fit and add a footnote if desired.

7. Click PRINT. Go and get it from the printer.

SMALL COLORED FAN CHART or PORTRAIT PEDIGREE FROM FAMILYTREE

1. Go to a person’s PEOPLE PAGE and click on the chart you want on the right side of the screen of go to the fan chart view of the person.

2. Remember that if you want to see both of the couple on one chart you need to print the child’s chart. If the husband’s family is much more filled out than the wife, you may want to do the chart on the husband, or visa-versa.

3. Click PRINT in the upper right corner. You will notice that the fan chart view showed only 5 generations, now you see 7. Is it still the chart you want to print?

4. Move the mouse around and a black strip will come down with a print symbol in the upper right corner. Click on the symbol.

5. Follow the PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS

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PICTURE OR DOCUMENT FROM THE MEMORIES PAGE

1. Go to memories and double click on the image you want.

2. When you see it alone on the next page, right click on it and SAVE IMAGE AS.

3. Save the image to the desktop or to a folder.

4. Open Irfanview and view the image.

5. Some pictures will need to be cropped.
a. Move the cursor to the top Left corner where you want the crop to begin.
b. Holding down the left mouse key, pull the rectangle to the lower right side
c. If the edges aren’t right move the cursor to the line you want to move. When you get a double arrow, click and hold the left mouse button and move the line.
d. Click on EDIT and CROP TO SELECTION
e. Click SAVE AS to save a fresh copy of the image.
f. Click on FILE and PRINT

6. Some pictures will need to have the color adjusted.
a. Go to IMAGE then to COLOR CORRECTION
b. ADJUST THE Brightness and Contrast

7. Make the image look nice before printing it.

8. Don’t spend hours and hours on it. Allow the contact that privilege.

9. Click on FILE and PRINT

10. Follow the PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS

STORY FROM THE MEMORIES PAGE

1. Open the story in it’s own page.

2. Highlight and copy.

3. Open your word processing program (WORD) to a new page and paste.

4. Adjust formatting and click on FILE and PRINT.

5. Follow the PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS (Send to a black and white printer.)

PRINTING TEMPLE ORDINANCE CARDS

Hoover over “TEMPLE” at the top the page, right side and click on Not Printed. Choose which ordinances you would like to print and put a check mark in front of each name. Only print as many as you can do the work for within a few months. When you mark the first one, the PRINT button will show up at the top of the page. When you have a check mark in front of all the names you are prepared to do at this time, Click on PRINT. Choose and click “PRINT Family Ordinance Cards.” The cards will be shown as a PDF file, 3 cards per sheet of paper. Move the mouse to the top of the card and click PRINT. On left hand side, IF PRINT OPTION IS NOT THERE and it says, “Save as PDF”, click CHANGE and choose the printer located near you. PRINT option will now appear.