Compare how PAF's Version 2.31 and A&D's Version 1.62 satisfy basic genealogical needs . . .
|Will this product let you:|| PAF
| A&D |
|Easily enter birth, death, and burial data on individuals?||Yes||Yes|
|Enter one or more aliases (i.e., multiple names) for an individual?||No||Yes|
|Enter French, German, Scandinavian, Spanish, and other characters of the Western European languages (such as á, ä, â, à, å, ç Ç, ñ, ö, Ö, and ß)?||No||Yes|
|Enter and identify Julian/Old-Style, Jewish/Hebrew, or French Republican dates?||No||Yes|
| Enter in three keystrokes or less, and statistically report on,
any of the following:
- the complete names of countries, states, and provinces?
- occupations, races, religions and churches, and military services?
- causes of death and other medical conditions?
|Enter and identify non-marriage relationships (such as engagements, common-law, and other life-style relationships)?||No||Yes|
|Enter and identify adopted or foster children?||No||Yes|
|Enter unknown, unnamed, and stillborn childrenwithout having to create individual records?||No||Yes|
|Quickly resequence the birth order of children?||No||Yes|
|Enter the ending date of a marriage and record that it ended due to an annulment, death, disappearance, estrangement, or separation?||No||Yes|
| Optionally enter:
- LDS (Mormon) temple ordinance events?
- Catholic, Jewish, or Protestant events and related data?
|Enter household data (e.g., addresses, telephone numbers, and residents) only once and easily link it to all individuals and relationships to which it applies?||No||Yes|
|Directly link actual paper source records to source records in the computer?||No||Yes|
|Enter each source only once and easily link it to all of the individuals, relationships, and households to which it applies?||No||Yes|
|Enter free-form text notes for relationships (marriages), households, or sources?||No||Yes|
|Print detailed listings and statistical summaries of the sources and kinds of evidence that support a database?||No||Yes|
|Quickly navigate between different family histories, individuals, and relationships?||No||Yes|
|See who created or last updated a major record?||No||Yes|
|Limit update and deletion capability to certain users?||No||Yes|
|Import or export GEDCOM data?||Yes||Yes|
|Prepare Ancestral File and LDS Temple submissions?||Yes||No*|
* A planned future capability of A&D.
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