Input notes

Input notes 150 150 Heredis Help Knowledgebase

Add specific details to your genealogy by using the available notes. You will find entry boxes for notes on persons, families, events, media, sources, surnames, given names, occupations and plac­es. The notes are equipped with formatting tools integrated in the Heredis software. One may also paste formatted text from other applications (word processors, browsers, desktop publishing tools, etc.) though images are ignored. A note is a text block, it is not made to integrate images.

(Windows) Input Notes

(Mac) Input Notes


Individual, family and research notes

1. Display the notes:

  • (Mac) Choose Person menu > Edit Person Note or Edit Family Note.
  • (Windows) Choose Person menu > Edit Notes
  • or Click the ou button in the toolbar if it is displayed.
  • Click directly in the Note field when displayed on the navigation or data input screens (input tabs, indexes, media, etc..).
  • In the Data screens, click on the pencil to access the note.

2. Enter the text of the note or paste the contents of the clipboard.
3. Use the formatting tools in the text editor.
4. Tick the Private Note box if you wish to keep this note excluded from export of the file, printing or publishing on the Internet.

Windows Info • When a note is filled in, the Notes tab is preceded by a blue bullet and the button  displayed in the toolbar changes its appearance to .

Mac Info • When a note is filled in, the Notes tab is preceded by an icon and the button displayed in the toolbar changes its appearance to .

Info • If the note is not visible on the data input tabs, change the data display mode. See Customize Heredis > Select data entry method for further details.


Note of an event

(Windows) Note of an event

(Mac) Note of an event

  • Type directly your comment in the text box of Details tab
  • or Click on the pencil  to open the text box in a new window. You can write and modify the format of your note.

They can be formatted with the usual word processing tools.

Info • If the note is not visible on the data input tabs, change the data display mode. See Customize Heredis > Select data entry method for further details.


Options of notes

For each notes, you can add a specific format with the text editor:

(Windows) Options of notes

(Mac) Options of notes

  • Typeface: Bold – Italic – Underline
  • Alignment: Align Center – Left – Right – Justify
  • Choose the font style and size
  • Manage the hypertext link
  • Cut – Copy – Paste – Print

You can make your note private by ticking the Private note box so it won’t be published.