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{{Languages|AncestorsMap}}This [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#Geography_Category|Geography Category]] add-on view mode plots tagged pins on a Map at the Places associated with Ancestors of the [[Gramps_Glossary#home_person|Home Person]].
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{{man warn|View omits Places does not display places without coordinates|Note that, as like all {{icon|geog}}[[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#Geography_Category|Geography View]] modes, ONLY the Places with a defined [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Entering_and_editing_data:_detailed_-_part_2#Supported_longitude.2Flatitude_formats|Longitude & Latitude ]] will be plotted.}}
[[File:GeographyViewAncestorsMap-51.png|thumb|right|450px|Ancestors Map Geography view]]
This {{icon|geog}}[[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#Geography_Category|Geography Category]] addon view mode plots tagged pins on a Map at the Places associated with Ancestors of the [[Gramps_Glossary#home_person|Home Person]].
'''Ancestors Map''' is an interactive {{icon|ance}} {{man label|Geography}} category view addon that overlays pins for certain known Places on downloaded Map tiles.
== Usage ==
Change Navigate the designated [[Gramps_Glossary#home_personactive_person|Home Active Person]] selection before changing to the [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#Geography_Category|Geography]] Category view to map the Event Places associated with a different Person's Ancestors.  An interaction in the 1.0.3 version of the Add-on with the Relationship view may cause the Map to fail to focus on a new Active Person. Use the Person View or Bookmarks to navigate this selection to a different person.
There are 4 pin types:<br>
<small>''Still looking for correct pins. The maps us This map use left-handed versions of the normally right-handed magnifying glass.''</small>
Right-click on a map pin to reveal a pop-up menu listing the Events & People at that Place.
==&#x2699; Configuration Options==
[[File:ConfigureGeography-the-map-tab-50.png|right|thumb|450px|Fig. {{#var:chapter}}.{{#vardefineecho:figure|{{#expr:{{#var:figure}}+1}}}} Configure Geography - "The map" tab]]The Ancestors Map has the standard [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#The_configuration|Map configuration]] options.
See the Geography view [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#Usage|introduction to using maps]].
== Troubleshooting ==
You can set up a multi-stage Places of filter Ancestor Events that show only Places for Ancestors & configure do not appear as pins on the Places view to show map are probably missing the Longitude & Latitudecorrect GPS longitude and/or longitude. This will tell you how many of Ancestor related Determining which Places will are missing and need correction can be omitted from being map plottedfinicky work. This is most easily done with custom filters... but it takes multiple stages.
For this multi-stage custom filter, I create The objective is to find the following Cascade Places of custom filters:Events of Ancestors of the [[Gramps_Glossary#home_person|Home Person]]. That's 4 stages of filtering.
1) Person custom Filter "ActivePerson" using You can set up a [[Example_filters|multi-stage of filter]] that shows only Places for Ancestors & [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Categories#.E2.9A.99_Configuration_Options|configure the "Active Person" add-on rulePlaces Category view]] to show the Longitude & Latitude columns. (New incredibly useful add-This will tell you how many of Ancestor related Places will be omitted from being plotted on Rule. It makes Filters MUCH more dynamicthe map. Thanks Paul!)
2) Person For this multi-stage custom Filter "ActiveAncestors" using Ancestral filter "Ancestors of <filter> match"; filter=ActivePerson {You might add a 2nd rule to include the Active person where "At least one rule must apply". Otherwise, create the Events & Places following Cascade of the Active Person might be omitted}custom filters:
3) # Create a Person custom Filter "ActivePerson" using the "Active Person" add-on Person General rule.# Person custom Filter "ActiveAncestors" using [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Filters#Ancestral_filters|Ancestral filter]] "Ancestors of <filter> match"; filter=ActivePerson <br>''You might add a 2nd rule to include the Active Person and then select the "[[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Filters#Define_Filter_dialog#multiple_rule_options|At least one rule must apply]]" option. Otherwise, the Events & Places of the Active Person might be omitted''# Events custom Filter "ActiveAncestorEvents" using [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Filters#Events_Category_2|Events General filter ]] "Events of persons matching the <person filter>"; person filter=ActiveAncestors# Places custom Filter "ActiveAncestorEventPlaces" using [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Filters#Places_Category_2|Places General filter]] "Places of events matching the <event filter>"; event filter=ActiveAncestorEvents
4{{man tip| 1=Making Filters that are more reusable|2=You could built this using a Person custom filter set to the built-in Default Person (a.k.a. [[Gramps_Glossary#home_person|Home Person]]) Places General rule. That would more directly correspond to this add-on Geography view mode.<br><br>But a custom Filter using the "ActiveAncestorEventPlacesActive Person" using add-on Person General filter "Places rule is much more flexible. It stays synchronized to the Person being edited instead of events matching continually resetting the Home Person designation or editting a rule that had been preset to a specific PersonID.<event filterbr><br>"; event filter=ActiveAncestorEvents'' Download and use the incredibly useful add-on Person General Rule that was created in early 2020. It replaces the awkward PersonID based rules and makes Custom Filters MUCH more dynamic. Thanks Paul!''}}
== Credits ==
Shared by Serge Noiraud
== Errata ==
Bug Report {{Bug|0011681}}: [Ancestors Map] view mode re-initializing
incorrectly (1.0.3 Add-on version)
From the {{icon|ance}} {{man label|Charts}} category view select the '''Quilt Chart''' icon or select {{man menu|View > Quilt Chart}} from the menu.
== See also ==
*Feature documentation:[[Start_with_Genealogy|Start with Genealogy]]
*[[Gramps_Glossary#active_person|Active Person]] Gramps Glossary definition
*based on the [ Gramps-users] archived threads:
:[ The Group As name override]
:[ unify similar surmanes [sic] thread]
:[ threads with "Group As name"]
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