3103 - Attaching Records and Photos to your Ancestry.com tree to be used in MyCanvas.com

How do I attach records and photos to my tree to use in MyCanvas.com?

Attaching records and photos to you Ancestry.com tree that you would like to use in MyCanvas.com is really simple. If you have ever attached a photo or record to a tree on Ancestry.com before, it should be the same process. Just follow the instructions below. How do I attach records to my Ancesty.com tree to be used in MyCanvas.com ?

Any records or photos that you attach to a person in your tree on Ancestry.com will be available for use in MyCanvas.com.

To attach a record to an individual in your tree

  1. Navigate to the Tree View in your family tree
  2. If there is a small green leaf near the name of that person you can move your mouse over that person and then click on the green hints link that will appear
  3. When the list of Ancestry hints appears, evaluate each of the records and verify which ones apply to the individual
  4. Click on the title of the desired record to view more detail
  5. To attach the record to your ancestor, click the “Accept” link to the right of the record information.
  6. If the record is not for your ancestor you can select the “Ignore” link.
  7. Follow the instructions to merge the record(s) into your tree

How do I attach photos to my Ancesty.com tree to be used in MyCanvas.com?

Any records or photos that you attach to a person in your tree on Ancestry.com will be available for use in MyCanvas.com.

To attach a photo to an individual in your tree

  1. Navigate to the Tree View in your family tree
  2. Verify that the person you wish to update is in the Home (leftmost) position
  3. Click the People tab at the top of the pedigree chart
  4. In the Recent Photos section, click the “Add a new photo” button
  5. Follow the instructions to complete the upload process

These records and photos are now available for MyCanvas.com to use for projects.

Where do the photos come from that are automatically inserted by MyCanvas.com into the various pages of my book?

Photos that are automatically inserted into MyCanvas.com book pages come from the primary photos on Ancestry.com. In order to take advantage of this capability, be sure to designate primary photos for each person in your tree that will be included in your book.

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