ORGANIZE HANDOUTS AND THUMB DRIVES FOR GENEALOGY

How to organize handouts and thumb drives for genealogy research

We love to help genealogy researchers to simplify research work and organize computer docs by color-coding with our program. But offline stuff should be organized as well, so we want to share useful tips on how to clean up files, organize  thumb drivers to prevent them from losing and mark handouts for a research process. If you are into the genealogist process or just wondering how to organize handouts, then read on. 

What is MUD Log, why is it better to use Google Spreadsheets instead of standard Excel for creating a log, how to name USB, and other tips – all the answers you can find down below. 

We were inspired by this cool video. 

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How to make desktop folders cute

Are you bored because of the standard desktop interface? Do you want things to be brighter? Then it is time to customize your desktop and make desktop folders cuter. They will show your personality, suit your work system, and raise your mood. 

One day, Japanese scientists showed a group of students cute pictures and gave them a task that required high concentration. The control group showed a 10% increase in performance after viewing pictures of kittens. So good emotions raise productivity and concentration during work or study time.
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But from where to take these cute folders? You can find and use them in our image-code and color-code software – Folder Marker. There are some ways there:

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5 HOW to Get Folder Marker for Free

From time to time we get emails on whether it is possible to have Folder Marker with a discount. But there are possibilities to get paid Home version of Folder Marker absolutely free! 

We are interested in people, who can help us to promote our software or make it better. We are ready to give free licenses or even share the revenue with those people in exchange.

In this post, we’ll show 5 ways HOW you can benefit us and get a free license. But if you have other ideas – write. So let’s go!

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3 Productivity Tips on a Desktop I Wish I Knew from the Beginning

Are you constantly distracted by EVERYTHING while working? Can’t you focus on your work on a desktop? Messages from the Telegram (or Facebook) knock all thoughts down? You don’t want to be unproductive, your task needs to be on time, but everything returns to distraction. You are not alone.

“ 69% of full-time employees surveyed report being distracted at work according to Udemy ”

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I faced this trouble too. In this text, you will see: 3 steps on how to be productive on your desktop with my experience; which problem can solve each software; facts about working activity.

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How to Color-Code or Image-Code Multiple Folders at Once

3 Methods Every Folder Marker User Should Know About


We received a comment about change-folder tool – Folder Marker : 

“ The ability to select multiple folders at once could be greatly improved. Currently, multiple is add one, then add another, then add another ”

The commentator isn’t right about Folder Marker’s abilities. There are 3 ways how to change multiple folders at once, but not everyone knows all of them. That’s why we decided to write a detailed guide, so you know how to deal with multiple folders comfortably in Folder Marker. I will show you how!

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How to use color-coding in genealogical research

When you work with a stack of papers and files for genealogy, you need to organize them in comfortable way. One of the most effective methods is color-coding. In this article, we’ll describe a few options for organizing all your genealogical documents by marking them with different colors.

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How To Change Individual File Icon

How to change a file icon on Windows? Specific file icon…

Recently we’ve found a question from one of the users on StackOverflow about how to change a file icon on Windows:

I know how to change an icon for a whole file type using registry and file type association. I also know how to change an icon for a separate folder using desktop.ini file.
My questions is whether it is possible to change an icon for one specific file, let’s say one .doc file?
I cannot find a way doing it, yet some upload programs seem to be able to change an icon of the currently uploaded file, while all other files of this type stay with the standard icon. How do they do it?

FileMarker.NET Pro will be helpful in solving the asked question, and on this article, we want to share in detail how File Marker Pro can change a file icon on Windows 10.

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Version 4.4.1 of Folder Marker released

This is a minor update of Folder Marker that we recommend to install to everyone, who bought version 4.4.

What’s new in this version

  • The bug was fixed: List index out of bounds (0). The bug repeats not on all computers but is very annoying. It is the main reason why we decided to release the update. Thank you to those, who wrote to our support service and informed about it. Cause this is one of the bugs that appear on user’s computers, but not on our end.
  • Translations where updated: German, Filipino, Hungarian, Indonesian, Korean, Vietnamese, Lithuanian, Turkish, Russian.
  • New interface translations are added: Ukrainian and Portuguese.
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Get Files Organized With Folder Colorizer Tool

A good folder colorizer will make folders more visually appealing

Coloring folders are a way to organize it in a clear structure and point out the important ones. Imagine you are having blue, red, green, yellow, purple folders related to a specific task or period of your life. The yellow folders will not highlight the essential folders, but colorful marking will. How to apply a different color to folders and separate them from each other? Folder colorizer program will make yellow folders more distinct and noticeable.

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