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Gramps 5.0 Wiki Manual - What's new?

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== Data Model ==
There are Details of changes to the data model(if any):
# New date and language fields on place nameNo change<hr>
* A Family Tree '''cannot be opened''' in Gramps 3.4/4.0/4.1/4.2 and Gramps 5.0 without upgrade.
* A Family Tree '''cannot downgrade can only be opened''' in Gramps 3.4/4.0/4.1 accomplished by exporting XML and Gramps 5.0 without upgrade or downgradeimporting to the previous version.
* A Gramps XML file generated by Gramps 3.4/4.0/4.1 is '''not identical''' to one generated by Gramps 5.0.
See [[Database_Formats#Detailed_Changes|detailed changes]] for more details on internal database.
==Primary changes==
* You can now choose to use alternative database backends. BSDDB is still the default, but Sqlite is now available. For power users, PostgreSql and MongoDB are available as experimental third-party addons.
The developers believe that Sqlite may have fewer database corruptions that prevent easy recovery.
* Options for automatic backup periodically and on exit. The Backup on exit is the default.
* Config: new database-backup-use-compression option
* New color schemes allow a light and dark choice.
* Additional color indications in graphs for Home person, Unknown Alive, Family, Family divorced.
* Add "within <n> km/miles/degree" filter
* Ability to be able to enter comma separated latitude/longitude pairs
* Sidebar resizes better, position is remembered
* Person SurName editor is more intuitive to use.
* View Buttons order no longer changes with different startup.
* Better progress indication for long running operations
* Windows remember size/position
* add FanChart2Way
* Add kmls for the geography places view.
* ability to search alternate place names when selecting place
== Reports, Tools, Gramplets ==
* new genealogy tree report
* Place format editor and option for many reports
* Date format Editor and option for many reports
* option how to report living people for many reports
* Consistency on '''Privacy''' ReorderIDs tool has been upgraded; can now work around customized IDs (like GetGov IDs).* Narrative web has additional options and appearance changes.** Allows output in different language** Date output option for reports[[Image:Include_private.png|Standard ''Privacy'' check box]]** Statistics page{{-}}** Add option to Include all / unreferenced Media objects* Consistency * relationship to central person on "Name-format" options for reportsindividual pages* Add DeferredFilter class (a subclass of GenericFilter)thumbnail size option to family lines graph* New textual Enhance the Descendant Report and Detailed Descendant Report : [[Gramps_5.0_Wiki_Manual_-_Reports_-_part_6#Note_Link_Report|Note Link * Complete Individual Report]]: Check Links on Notes are validadd options* Fix alphabetic index * enable to include or exclude Person and toc bug in booksFamily Notes* Enhancements on Style Editor* add option to include or exclude census data* Enhancements on End Notes into textual reports* option to include relationship to center person* Changes on Individuals complete textual report* options to include GrampsID, Tags, Attributes* Changes on Ancestors Tree draw report: Include Siblings and ready to go all place types in multiple directionsplace report* Relationship, Family Lines, Hourglass Graphs options how lines are drawn ==Import/Export==* Add nameGedcom supports more non-format option, standard 'tags' and deferred translation additional standard tags* GEDCOM 5.5.1 Support Custom Event on Records reportexport* XML export new compression option ==New Addons==* Quilt Chart view: The view shows a quilt chart visualization of a family tree* Plugin Manager Enhanced: An Addon/Plugin Manager with several additional capabilities* Add deferred translation on Timeline draw reportSandclock Tree: Sandclock tree using LaTeX genealogytree* Enable [[Gramps_5.0_Wiki_Manual_-_Gramplets#Attributes_Gramplet|attributes gramplet]] on Source Import and Citation Views[[ImageMerge tool:Attributes_gramplet_source_citationCompares a Gramps XML database with the current one, and allows merging of the differences.png|Enabled Attributes gramplet for Source and Citation objects]]{{-}}* Add new place [[Gramps_5Check Associations data: Will check the data on Association for people.0_Wiki_Manual_-_Gramplets#Location_Gramplet|locations gramplet]]
= Under the hood changes =
Technical changes.
* Numerous changes relating to support for other Database backends (Sqlite, PostgreSQL, MongoDB etc.).
* Certain database corruptions (handles to non-existent objects) that were previously hidden are now regarded as errors. It may be necessary to run the Check and Repair tool to fix exceptions with a corrupted database.
* Fixes to prevent the user from closing or changing the database during long running operations.
= Further information =
More information.
== Miscellaneous ==
* Optimizations around index, Flat and TreeView models
* More data into ''example.gramps'': custom parent relationship, notes.
* New test file: ''datetest.gramps''
* New module: ''[ gen.lib.placename]''
* All importers return now an [ ImportInfo] object that can hold information about the import.
* Experimental gwplus (geneweb) import file format support
* libgedcom changes ???
* Remove fallback to md5 module, all supported versions now include the hashlib module.
* Removed experimental [[Addon:HtmlView|HTML renderer view]]
* New test scripts
== Localization ==
 * Limit usage of markup into messages, better separation of content (str) and style (GUI).* New [[Date Handler]] for [ Japanese]* Review on Slovenian and Czech Date Handlers* New Update translations and date handlers : implement both "traditional" and "simplified" Chinese* Serbian reviewca, cs, da, de, en_GB, eo, fr, fi, hu, is, it, lt, nb, nl, pt_BR, pt_PT, ru, sk, sl, uk, vi
== Roadmap ==
* See items related to Gramps [[Roadmap]]: [http 5.0]*[[:Category:GEPS|Gramps Enhancement Proposals (GEPS)]] - See '''Released''' column for new items implemented in Gramps 5.0]
== Changelog ==
* See items related to Gramps [http Changelog 5.0] on the Gramps issue tracker.0]
* See additional information see the changelogs for the test releases of Gramps:
** Gramps [ 5.0.0-alpha1]
** Gramps [ 5.0.0-alpha2]
** Gramps [ 5.0.0-alpha3]
** Gramps [ 5.0.0-beta1]
** Gramps [ 5.0.0-rc1]
** Gramps [ 5.0.0]
** Gramps [ 5.0.1]
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