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We occasionally release free minor updates to Family Origins to fix bugs or add new functionality (or both).   We do this with "patches" which you can download to update your copy of Family Origins.  If you would like to be notified by email whenever we issue an update, you can subscribe to our free monthly Family Origins newsletter.

Update for Family Origins 9.0 (9.02)

Here are the items addressed by the Family Origins 9.02 patch:

  • Alt+S hotkey (Sources button) now works in Edit Fact dialog
  • Links in website sidebars now use correct extension (.htm vs .html)
  • Spell checker now allows you to type in corrections
  • Added undo button to spell checker
  • Timeline List (Personal) now shows marriages and divorces properly
  • Added Soundex to ToDo List printed from the Repository and Contact list
  • Individual summary prints when marking and then unmarking individuals
  • Drop family lists on pedigree view don't hang when window is very small
  • Prefix and suffix now print in single line ancestor and descendant charts
  • Pedigree chart websites use proper number of generations
  • Alt+G works on Print Preview
  • Global search and replace in the "names in the list" field doesn't wipe out other fields
  • The correct family note prints in indented descendant books
  • Fixes random "invalid page fault" errors that a few people encounter
  • Other minor fixes

arrow.gif (236 bytes)Click here to download the patch to update Family Origins 9.0 to version 9.02.  After downloading, run the downloaded program (FO902a.EXE).

arrow.gif (236 bytes)Click here to download the patch to update Family Origins 9.01 to version 9.02.  After downloading, run the downloaded program (FO902b.EXE).

Update for Family Origins 8.0 (8.03)

Here are the items addressed by the Family Origins 8.03 patch:

  • When two databases are open, deleting one will not shut down program.
  • Long comments can now be entered into an FGS.
  • Address labels after the first page now print.
  • Word wrap no longer breaks short words in the middle.
  • Correspondence log now prints correctly.
  • In indented descendant books (Outline, Henry, D'Aboville), each child now has a unique number.
  • Children are now listed in the order they were added to the database instead of alphabetically.
  • A shortcut key was added for closing the To Do list.
  • A blank source is no longer created when dragging a person between databases.
  • Accented characters transfer correctly when dragging a person between databases or doing GEDCOM export.
  • Restored backup now recognize user's program options correctly.
  • Pictures and GEDCOM files are viewable on all types of web sites.

arrow.gif (236 bytes)Click here to download the patch to update Family Origins 8.0 to version 8.03.  After downloading, run the downloaded program (FO803a.EXE).

arrow.gif (236 bytes)Click here to download the patch to update Family Origins 8.02 to version 8.03.  After downloading, run the downloaded program (FO803b.EXE).

Update for Family Origins 7.0 (7.01)

Here are the items addressed by the Family Origins 7.01 patch:

  • Fixed random crashing when adding sources (and other areas).
  • Initializes todo status and priority when converting from v6 to v7.
  • Fact list (printed) - those without a fact now works properly.
  • Restored place list hot key (Alt+P) in Edit Fact dialog.
  • Restored Alt+O for OK in note/source tabbed dialog.
  • ESC now cancels from notes dialog.
  • Eliminated spurious sources in indented descendant book.
  • Global search and replace now makes you enter text for which to search.
  • Modified Add Fact list slightly to eliminate confusion between select and new.

arrow.gif (236 bytes)Click here to download the patch to update Family Origins 7.0 to version 7.01.  After downloading, run the downloaded program (FOWIN701.EXE).

 

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