Shortcut Keys

  1. There is a row of shortcut icons below the main toolbar in PAF.
  2. First is the yellow folder, which is Open. Use this to open an existing file into PAF. You can also open a file by typing Ctl+O.
  3. Second is a disk with an arrow coming into it. This is the Import icon.
  4. Next is a disk with an arrow coming out of it. This is the Export icon.
  5. The next icon is a brown field with an image behind it. This is to Export to TempleReady for Windows.
  6. The printer icon is to go to the Print Reports screen. You can also print by typing Ctl+P.
  7. The icon of a head with a pencil next to it is the Edit Individual shortcut. It will open the Edit Individual field of the current highlighted individual. You can also edit an individual by typing Ctl+I.
  8. The notepad icon is the Edit Notes icon. It will open the Edit Note field for the current highlighted individual. You can also edit the notes by typing Ctl+N.
  9. The next icon is a camera, which is the Multimedia icon. This will bring the multimedia field for the current highlighted individual. You can also add multimedia by typing Ctl+M.
  10. Next is a person with a plus sign. This is the Add Individual icon. It will bring up a blank Edit Individual field for a new individual. This new individual will not initially be connected to anyone else in the file. You can also add an individual by typing Ctl+A.
  11. Next is an icon of three people with a plus sign. This is the Add Family icon. It will first add a father for the family, and then a mother. The Edit Marriage field will then appear, and then the children can be entered.
  12. The binocular icon is next; this is the Find option - the search option using names. You can also search by typing Ctl+F.
  13. The next icon is a pair of binoculars with a number sign in front of them. This icon is the RIN/MRIN Search. You can search for individuals using the RIN and for marriages using the MRIN. You can also search by typing Ctl+R.
  14. The next icon is a pair of binoculars with a small pedigree chart in front of them. This is the Descendency List, which is a list of all the descendants of the highlighted individual. You can also open the descendany list by typing Ctl+D.
  15. Next is an icon of a person with a red arrow in front of it. This is the Go to the Home Person icon. This will take you directly to the person labeled as the home person. You can also go to the home person by typing Ctl+Home.
  16. The person with two shadows behind it is the Match/Merge icon.
  17. The next icon is a picture of a world. It is the Create a Webpage icon, which takes you though a series of steps to put the information in your PAF into HTML format.
  18. The next icon is an image of an LDS temple. It is the About the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints icon. This will connect you to the http://www.lds.org homepage.
  19. The question mark icon is the Help shortcut. This will take you to the general help field.