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PoliticalFamilyTree.com -- Tips on Using the Site

You must have Adobe Acrobat reader installed on your computer in order to view the genealogies. To download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat, please click Download Acrobat Reader 

The toolbar and status bar within Adobe Reader offer several methods for magnifying the view of PDF documents.  
Do one of the following: 

  • The Zoom In and Zoom Out tools let you change the document's magnification. Click the Zoom In button
    or Zoom Out button in the toolbar. 
  • Select a magnification percentage from the toolbar menu. Or, click the magnification percentage area in the toolbar, type a new percentage, and press Enter or Return. 
  • From the Zoom menu in the toolbar, choose the Zoom In tool or Zoom Out tool, and then click the page. To zoom in on a specific area, use the Zoom In tool to draw a rectangle. When you're finished zooming, you may want to select the Hand tool.

1. Zoom In button: + sign inside of a circular button 
2. Zoom Out button: - sign inside of a circular button 
3. Zoom In tool: + sign inside of a magnifying glass 
4. Zoom Out tool: - sign inside of a magnifying glass