The Edit menu

 

When you click ‘Edit’ on the main menu, the Edit drop down menu appears.

The ‘Enter / Edit preparer’ menu item - lets you create or edit preparer information for the current database.

See: Enter / Edit preparer

The ‘Find an individual’ menu item - lets you find an individual by name or record identification number (RIN).

See: Find an individual

The ‘Source / Repository manager’ menu item - this tool can be used to create and edit Sources. It can also create or connect Repository information to a source.

See: Source / Repository manager

The ‘Multimedia file manager’ menu item - use this tool to find and connect images and other multimedia items that are referenced in your database.

See: Multimedia file manager

The ‘Place list manager’ menu item - this tool can be used to edit place names and to combine variations of a place name into the desired form.

See: Place list manager

The ‘Date calculator’ menu item - this is a tool which lets you calculate differences between dates, or to calculate a date from a starting date and a difference.

See: Date calculator

The ‘Start Dictation...’ menu item - this is a menu item added by the operating system. It is not used in Branches

The ‘Emoji & Symbols’ menu item - this is a menu item added by the operating system. It is useful for entering foreign language characters and special symbols.

The ‘Edit selected item’ menu item - click on a name, event, note etc. in your tree to select it, then use this option to update it’s information.