Gramps 4.0.0-alpha1 released

“UNSTABLE” Gramps 4.0.0 Alpha1 release. This is a technology preview to allow plugin writers and packagers-installer writers to update their plugins and scripts. This release is not production ready, so use for testing!” It is recommended to use Gramps 4.0.0 with python 3.2 so as to be ready for the future (python 2.7 works though). […]

Gramps 3.4.2 released

Today, we released version 3.4.2 “We’re all individuals!“, a maintenance (“bug fix”) release. Some fixes on NarrativeWeb report Some fixes on book report Improvement on database path interface and user’s preferences Consistency on Name display and regex support Some platform-specific fixes for Windows system environment Better support for media links on Gedcom file format Fix […]

Descendant Fanchart

Another post on fan charts. The previous was about the common fanchart, and how we made it better. This time it is about a new addition to the family of chart views in Gramps: the Descendant Fan Chart. What is it? Obviously it is a fan chart showing the descendants. Let’s look at an example: […]

Fanchart: from Gimmick to Research Tool?

As mentioned in the previous post, the fan chart view has been updated for the 4.0 After that post, I had some other ideas which in my view were more important to add than the ones mentioned previously. The great thing about the fan chart is that more generations are visible, especially when compared to […]

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