Link to an Evernote from Your Genealogy App

Writing in the Moultrie Creek Gazette, Denise Olsen shows a nifty trick that allows Evernote users to save a lot of space in their favorite genealogy program(s). Denise writes:

I use Evernote and the MacFamilyTree/MobileFamilyTree combo to manage my family research. Both genealogy apps share the same data files which reside in iCloud. To keep file sizes down, I don’t attach a lot of media files (photos, scanned documents, etc.) to my records. Fortunately, both apps include URLs as a media option. This allows me to put all those lovely images, notes, clipped websites and other assorted goodies into my Research notebook on Evernote and link to those notes using that URL media option in my genealogy apps. Here’s how . . .

Her method should work with most Macintosh and Windows genealogy programs. Details may be found at

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Thanks for the shout out, Dick. You’ve made my day. –Denise


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