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Re: Gen-Book, Paf companion
Posted by: Gerald Collins (ID *****7631) Date: October 04, 2005 at 09:11:31
In Reply to: Re: Gen-Book, Paf companion by Chris Hurlock of 4837

Chris,
Thanks for your suggestion but it would not help in this situation. My goal is to eliminate the need for my old computer which is fully operational and functioning perfectly.
I have PAF 2.31 and GenBook on the old computer and PAF 5.2 and PAF Companion on the new computer. I have been successful in moving my files from the old computer to the new computer using GEDCOM, so my data is now secure. I was afraid that my old computer was reaching it's maximum capability and would lose years of research.
Space is my real problem as I simply do not have room for a lot of old equipment. I really think it is a shame that no one has incorporated the capabilities of GenBook into a modern genealogy. Rex Clement wrote the perfect genealogy program over ten years ago and it has never been equaled since that time. I cannot make PAF Companion formats comparable to GenBook.
Fortunately, I have published most of my family histories in GenBook formats. I do have the option of upgrading both computer data files if need be but again need the space.


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