This Website has been designed by French-speaking users of the genealogy software
HEREDIS . The aim of this page in English is to introduce and summarize
what this website covers.
If you are English-speaking users of HEREDIS , do not hesitate to contact Renaud Anzieu
We have neither interests nor stocks in BSD-Concept, the designer of HEREDIS and we do not want to replace the BSD-Concept helpdesk. Our main objective is to help improve the software and support all HEREDIS users.
Support HEREDIS users with
FAQ - Bugs : Any software-related issue is listed here with a short description. This allows a HEREDIS user to know if the problem he faces has been met before. If existing, a mitigation or fallback procedure is proposed.
FAQ - Tips & Tricks : All user-sourced tips, tricks, shortcuts are listed here.
FAQ - Improvements: This is a list of all improvement ideas generated by HEREDIS users rated High/Medium/Low
Mail-list/Discussion group : All HEREDIS users (experts or new comers) can share experience, ask questions, raise issues, etc.
Web-site : This is the preferred support/medium to summarise & publish news/information from HEREDIS users and other genealogy related mail-lists.
HEREDIS users newsletter : Monthly bulletin board providing updates
on mail-lists and web-site news.
Help improving HEREDIS software: Thru our Web-site, using the high-value information from HEREDIS users regarding Bugs, Tips & Tricks, Improvements Thru mail-lists, helping HEREDIS users
HEREDIS - Users point-of-view
HEREDIS is a comprehensive genealogy software which covers most of the
Our interest is in supporting software improvements to make it more reliable meeting our goal to capture, store and publish our genealogy data.
Again, we have no linkage/agreement with the HEREDIS designer.
A well-organised user group will always be more powerful to influence the designer/publishing company to improve HEREDIS .
June 1998 : HEREDIS focused mail-list created to decongest "fr.rec.genealogie".
June 1999 : first FAQ-Bugs issued.
June 2000 : Heredis 2000, 300 members of HEREDIS users mail-list, FAQ-Improvements created.
June 2001 : Heredis 2001, 650 members of the mail-list, HEREDIS users web site & and newsletter created.
Oct. 2001 : Patch for Heredis 2001, 800 members of the mail-list.
Dec. 2002 : Heredis 7, 1000 members of the mail-list (PC & Mac).
Feb 2004 : Heredis 8, 1100 members of the mail-list (only for the PC users).
Who's who : This chapter gives some web-site background, main contributors,
our goals and objectives.
Mail-list : Detailed guidelines how to use the mail-list subscription, un-subscription, send message, etc.
FAQ : 10(so far) FAQs available for download.
Tips : Best practices regarding specific & frequent questions/concerns are proposed here (vs in FAQs above). Typical subjects are: save/back-up, tree, group/shared activity, etc
Links : Links with major French-speaking genealogy-related web sites
Page prepared by Renaud Anzieu & Alix Deschamps