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MyTrees Online Icons

Below you will find a description of the icons used in the MyTrees Online program. If you need additional assistance, please contact our customer service department at feedback@mytrees.com

Individual Editing Toolbar

View Tree: View your pedigree chart. Clicking this icon will take you back to your pedigree chart, at the same point you last viewed it. If you wish to reset your pedigree chart to display the individual whose record you are currently working on, click the Reset Tree icon.


Reset Tree: Reset your pedigree chart to display the individual whose record you are currently working on. If the individual does not have a spouse listed, he will be displayed as a child of his parent's family. If you wish to return to your pedigree chart at the position you last viewed it, without resetting to the current individual, click the View Tree icon.
Chart Maker: Make and print beautiful family tree charts including pedigree, descendancy, and mixed charts. Add photos and gorgeous backgrounds, customizing color and text. There is a free version of Chart Maker for the beginner. The full color version of Chart Maker is available to all those who have a current paid-up subscription. Works best on desktop or laptop computers.
Search Archives: Search the MyTrees.com database for the individual whose record you are currently working on. The search results will display in a new tab or window. You can easily return to your MyTrees Online file by switching between windows or by closing the new window.
Vital Info: View this individual's vital record information. From this screen, you can add or edit information regarding the person's name, birth, baptism/christening/Bar Mitzvah, death, and burial. Please be sure to save any changes you make by clicking the SUBMIT UPDATE button at the bottom of the screen.
Spouse Info: View information on this individual's spouse(s). From this page, you will be able to see any spouses already added for this individual and easily jump to either the spouse's record or the family record. You can also add a new spouse from this page.
Parents Info: View information on this individual's parents. From this page, you will be able to see any parents already added for this individual and easily jump to the family record. You can also add a new set of parents from this page.
Source Notes: View or edit notes entered for this individual. This is where you would document your source information or add any short notes you have for this person. If would like to include a longer history, such as a biography, you can do so by clicking the History Info icon.

If you would like to include notes that you do not wish to be available in our public database, there are instructions on this page for making specific notes private.


History Info: View or edit the historical information for this individual. This is where you can add a biography or other longer historical record about a person. Shorter notes can be entered in the Source Notes area.

If you uploaded a historical document for this individual using the Upload Bios option, this is where that document will be displayed.


LDS Info: View or edit information regarding LDS ordinances. The information in this area refers to certain ordinances that are performed by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their deceased ancestors. This information is optional and if you are not LDS, you will not need to worry about completing these fields. If you would like more information please visit http://www.mormon.org or call toll-free in the United States 1-888-537-7700.
Media Albums: Upload pictures for this person and set Facebook links and Youtube links. You can group these media into different named albums.
Work Not Completed: If you see this icon, it indicates that the LDS temple ordinances have not been completed for this individual. Clicking this icon will change the status to Work Completed.

This option refers to certain ordinances that are performed by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their deceased ancestors. This information is optional and if you are not LDS, you will not need to worry about this option. If you would like more information please visit http://www.mormon.org or call toll-free in the United States 1-888-537-7700.


Work Completed: If you see this icon, it indicates that the LDS temple ordinances have been completed for this individual. Clicking this icon will change the status to Work Not Completed.

This option refers to certain ordinances that are performed by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their deceased ancestors. This information is optional and if you are not LDS, you will not need to worry about this option. If you would like more information please visit http://www.mormon.org or call toll-free in the United States 1-888-537-7700.


Delete Person: Remove this individual record from your file. Clicking this icon will completely delete this record from your family tree. Please be sure that you do wish to delete the record before clicking this icon, as you will not be able to restore it once it is gone.