I see this suggestion has already been made about a year ago on this board. The Selection View window to the left needs to remember the changes made to width, sorting, column adjustments, etc.
btw, I use this software as my primary info manager, I spents months looking at all the others, trying trial versions, even purchased the Ancestry.com client software. FTB is by far the best and most useful for working with thousands of people and their data. It has the most visually usable interface. It is by far the best out there.
I found a website full of information of people in my tree. Rather than constantly switching windows to look at the info then go back an put in the tree; would it be possible to copy-paste the info into the program then convert that into a GEDCOM file?
I use the import/export from/to EXCEl feature a lot. Exporting your people to an EXCEL file would allow you to put the new info into the Notes section and then you can import it all at once. This may help
"Although it is theoretically possible to write a GEDCOM file by hand, the format was designed to be used with software and thus is not especially human-friendly"
Although it sounds nice what you're saying, it would be difficult since each detail needs to be assign to an ID. So I believe it's copy/paste for you if the information ain't available in any other way, and with the possibility to export it into GEDCOM. But then you wouldn't have asked, would you?
A nice tool to "dock" several windows on your screen easily when you're gathering information would be: http://allsnap.org/
It's free, easy and ingeniously. I us it a lot while multitasking on my computer.
You can merge two GEDCOM files using our family tree software and we offer Smart Matches which allow you to see matches between your tree and other trees on MyHeritage.com, but there isn't any feature that will allow combining trees of two different Site Managers while maintaining management over each person's branch of the tree.
I find the Timebook fantastic, that´s why I changed my account to a Premium Plus to can use it (actually it was the only reason). Now I am suprised I can´t do that, to do any changes there... Are you planning to improve it? To change the pictures, to add or delate data, and, please, to can save is as pdf (e.g. to let it print)... I think it is very important.
Currently the Online Family Tree is viewed vertically with Ancestors at the Top and Descendants at the Bottom. Can the view be toggled to a Horizontal View with Descendants on the Left and Ancestors on the Right?
I have now found out that my "grandfather" married to a woman who already was mother to my father. I have already made him a father to my father. How do I change it easily without deleting my father with all his sons and daughters and so on?
Thank you for a very quick answer. I hope I wiltl be informed when it is possible.to change the tree the way i informed you about. The tree is growing and people sometimes inform about relations which later will be found not exactly true.