The File Tab

  1. To open the Preferences field, go to Tools > Preferences.
  2. There are many pages of the Preferences field; to toggle between them, click on the name at the top of the page.
  3. In the File tab, you can change the Home person to a different RIN. To do this, click Search.
  4. This brings up the Find Individual field. Type the RIN of the person who should be the Home Person, if you know it. If you do not know it, click Individual List.
  5. Find the person you are looking for in the list, highlight him or her, and click OK.
  6. If you have changed the RIN for the time that you have PAF open but want to use the previous RIN the next time you open PAF, click Last Used rather than Use:.
  7. The Relationship Indicator section is where you can select a Root Person and then have the relationship to that person show up on the task bar (in the lower left-hand corner of PAF. Click Change to select the Root Person.
  8. Click Search to select the Root Person from the list. Type the RIN if you know it, or click Individual List to choose him or her from the list. Highlight the person and click OK.
  9. Put a checkmark in the Show relationship in status bar field. Then click OK.
  10. 30. In the Relationship Indicator section, the Root Person should now be listed, and then the word Showing underneath that (to indicate that the relationship will appear on the status bar). You can select a Root Person but hide the relationship from the status bar.
  11. In the Log Changes section of the screen, you can create a log that will automatically be updated when you make changes to PAF. Do this by putting a checkmark in the Log to Aimee.pal field (the .pal will change according to what the name of your PAF is).
  12. To view the log, click View in the Log Changes section.
  13. To delete the log, click Flush. This should be done periodically.