I recently launched WATO+, the new version of What are the Odds? Suggest Hypotheses is a popular feature in the tool. The goal of this function is to try out every possible position in the tree for the unknown parent. However, this can be a mixed blessing as sometimes there are an overwhelming number of
Exciting times: the new version of What are the Odds? (WATO) will be released within the next month. This includes a raft of updates that I hope will make the tool more useful and easier to understand.
This post introduces three new improvements to the popular What are the Odds? tool: vertical display mode; improved suggested hypotheses; and ALT-drag to copy when in drag and drop mode.
I recently added focus mode, a new feature in WATO that I hope will help you.
Here’s a summary of new features at DNA Painter that I’ve released in the last couple of weeks.
I’ve just released a new homepage with a succinct summary of what you can do at DNA Painter. In addition to this, I’m presenting this new page answering some of the questions that come up again and again.
There’s a new feature in the Shared cM Project tool. You can now view the list of potential relationships for a specific number of cM shared in a tree format. Here are some notes on how this new feature works.
I recently added a new feature to WATO following a user suggestion. Here is a quick update explaining how you can use this to find Y-DNA and mtDNA testers.
I get a lot of correspondence and feedback from users of DNA Painter, which I’m very grateful for. In many cases this feedback helps me to make important improvements. I’m announcing two recent updates here, including the addition of most distant common ancestors to the shared cM tool. Shared cM Tool One key question in
A quick reminder that this Wednesday, 3rd June 2020, I will be giving a live webinar at Legacy Family Webinars on What Are the Odds? (WATO). You can get more details and register for the free webinar at the Legacy Family Tree Webinars site. Update: the archived webinar is freely available to view here. I’ll