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  1. Have a way to save the found opportunities

    I left my browser open overnight and it found some great opportunities (yay!). Unfortunately, there are a hundred or two and so the browser has become unstable (can't scroll). If I could save these to a list, perhaps as a list of URLs, or a CSV file to open in Excel, I could save them and then work through them. As it is, I'm about to lose the list, and it took a long time to find these people!

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      • Save people found.

        Have a save button in plain site so we can save the records your site finds.

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        • More options finding parents with minimal list of children

          I love what you have done with this program. It has been so helpful to use as a teaching aid. I would like to request an option. You have an option with couples with no children. Could you add the option to say couples with 1 or less/2 or less/3 or less. So many times a couple only is show with 1,2 or 3 children because of the research done by others and within the research they actually had many more. Sorry this is where I should have put this first.

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            This is a good idea but could be difficult. Some users treat all suggestions and truth and don’t realize they’re just suggestions. So we wouldn’t want to generate problems where there are none. But it’s still a very useful option. We’ll try to find a way to add it.

          • pick height and width of tree

            What about adding a way to choose how far back and wide the tree goes? I'd personally like to see an option for # of generations back, # of their descendants (e.g. cousins) and whether to include spouses of cousins. That way I could clean everything up for a certain size of tree and know that I had accomplished that before moving on to a larger size tree. Wouldn't it be cool to pick a size of a tree and work everything down to zero before moving on?

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            • Add Gamification!

              It would be great to add some form of gamification for the Research Assistant opportunity cards. I could be a simple system where you could give points for each opportunity card completed. This would also mean that you would have to add some sort of validation button you can press on an opportunity card once you've completed it so that you can get the points for doing so.

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              • Add ability to hide opportunities or mark them as completed

                Some problems aren't really problems and sometimes I can't find a record that is being suggested. It would be nice to have the ability to hide, snooze, or mark opportunities as complete.

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                • Update the Help Link for Sources to more relevant KB Articles

                  Currently the hyperlink for "Adding a Source to the Family Tree" takes you to FamilySearch product support, but where you end up doesn't tell you anything about adding a source record. I think they may have moved or renamed whatever article you used to link to. I found the following link that will probably work better:

                  Searching historical records from Family Tree and attaching the source to a record:
                  https://familysearch.org/ask/productSupport#/How-to-Search-Historical-Records-from-Family-Tree-and-Attach-the-Source-to-a-Record-1381815586773

                  It would also be helpful to update you may want to update the last line of your help text to instead say, "Once you have found a record of the…

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                  • Include opportunities to add Photos!

                    It would be great to see which people need to have a photo. This is something that I think would be relatively easy to add as an opportunity, and would be a great simple opportunity for people to work with. You may want to put a lower limit on how far back you can expect a person to actually have a photo, like 1826 since it was when the first photograph was taken.

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                    • Firefox Plugin

                      Create a plugin for Firefox just like the Google Chrome Extension so that we can easily use Find-A-Record from within our online trees.

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