Today’s post is about Islands in Reunion 11 Genealogy Software. It’s quite the best new feature of this recent version upgrade of the venerable Mac genealogy software from Leisterpro.
The new Islands sidebar, seen at right, is located in the pulldown menu on the upper right of the main screen. This new function locates “islands” in your family file — groups of people linked to each other, but not linked to people in your main tree.
Previously in Reunion, you could only search for single entries who had no links to anyone else. So the new Islands feature identifies these branches or fragments in your family tree and makes it easy to see and edit/repair/delete them.
Reunion 11 found 18 (!) of these islands in my tree, when I would have predicted three. Island 1 is my main tree with 10,425 and 27 generations. And Islands 2 and 3 were deliberately created by me while working on a brick […]