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Your '''Family''' is the subset of your Tree that you want to stay in touch with. This is the group that you will share news, photo albums, and birthdays with.
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Your '''[[Family]]''' group consists of the relatives that you want to stay in touch with. This is the group that you will share news, photo albums, and birthdays with.
  
== Settings ==
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You determine who is in your Family group based on their relationship to you and your current spouse:
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* 5th cousins and closer
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* 4th cousins and closer
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* 3rd cousins and closer
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* 2nd cousins and closer
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* 1st cousins and closer
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* Immediate Family
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* (None of my/his/her blood relatives)
  
In-laws:
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In addition, you can include some inlaws in your Family group:
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(for each of these your partner is considered the same as you)
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* Inlaws out to 1st cousins - Your first cousins and closer AND the immediate family of anyone connected to them by marriage PLUS your immediate family and the first cousins and closer of anyone connected to them by marriage.
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* Immediate Inlaws - Your immediate family and the immediate family of anyone connected to them by marriage.
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* (No other inlaws)
  
(for each your partner is consdered the same as you)
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You can add or remove individuals on their profile. These people will be listed on your settings page.
 
 
Immediate Family and the Immediate Family of anyone connected to them by marriage.
 
 
 
First cousins and the Immediate Family of anyone connected to them by marriage PLUS your immediate family and the first cousins and closer of anyone connected to them by marriage.
 
 
 
== View your Family group ==
 
 
 
<p>You can view who is currently in your Family group by selecting the 'My Family' list view.</p>
 
 
 
<ol><li>Click the ''''My Profile'''' tab.</li>
 
 
 
<li>Click the ''''View List'''' button</li>
 
 
 
<li>Select ''''My Family'''' from the drop down menu.
 
 
 
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== Add to your Family group ==
 
 
 
<p>The easiest way to add someone to your '''Family group''' is from their profile.</p>
 
 
 
<ol><li>Use the ''''Add to Family Group'''' button on claimed profiles to add them to your Family group.</li>
 
 
 
<li>Use the ''''Invite to Family Group'''' button to send an invitation to someone outside of your default Family group.</li>
 
 
 
<li>Use the 'Invite' box on an unclaimed profile to invite this person to Geni. Once they have accepted your invitation, you can then add them to your Family group if they are not in your default group.
 
 
 
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<p>Once you have added addition people to your Family group, you will start seeing their stories in your Family News.
 

Revision as of 21:46, 17 April 2008

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Your Family group consists of the relatives that you want to stay in touch with. This is the group that you will share news, photo albums, and birthdays with.

You determine who is in your Family group based on their relationship to you and your current spouse:

  • 5th cousins and closer
  • 4th cousins and closer
  • 3rd cousins and closer
  • 2nd cousins and closer
  • 1st cousins and closer
  • Immediate Family
  • (None of my/his/her blood relatives)

In addition, you can include some inlaws in your Family group: (for each of these your partner is considered the same as you)

  • Inlaws out to 1st cousins - Your first cousins and closer AND the immediate family of anyone connected to them by marriage PLUS your immediate family and the first cousins and closer of anyone connected to them by marriage.
  • Immediate Inlaws - Your immediate family and the immediate family of anyone connected to them by marriage.
  • (No other inlaws)

You can add or remove individuals on their profile. These people will be listed on your settings page.

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