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Gramps Glossary

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;<span id="gramps">Gramps</span>: [ Gramps] is an open-source genealogy program, a free software project and community. <br />''The '''GRAMPS''' in all capital letters and the "'''G'''enealogical '''R'''esearch and '''A'''nalysis '''M'''anagement '''P'''rogramming '''S'''ystem" [ backronym] [ were both invented around 2001] by [[User:Don|Don Allingham]]'s father but were phased out around March 2010 in favor of '''Gramps''' as the official name of the software. All upper-case acronym-based names have become unfashionable for software.''
;<span id="gramplet">Gramplet</span>: a [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Gramplets#definition|Gramplet]] is a plug-in (<abbr title="acroynm: 'also known as'">''aka''</abbr> widget) that [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Main_Window#Gramplet_Bar_Menu|can be docked]] in the [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Main_Window#Bottombar_and_Sidebar|sidebar or bottombar]] of a standard [[#view|view]] to extend the functionality of that view. Gramplets dynamically update as the different records are selected in the main display area of a view> . Gramplets typically create an alternate interface to your Family Tree data. Collections of [[Gramps_{{man version}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Gramplets#Summary_of_built-in_Gramplets|built-in]] and [[{{man version}}_Addons#Addon_List|3rd party add-on]] gramplets are available for [[{{man version}}_Addons#Installing_Addons_in_Gramps|installation]] and download with the [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Plugin_Manager|Plug-in Manager]]. The Plug-in Manager also regulates a [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Gramplets#Aren.27t_all_Plugins_also_Gramplets.3F|wide variety of other built-in and add-ons]] which can expand functionality unrelated to the interface.
:''See the [[Gramplets|Gramplets for Python Developers]] for independent development information.''

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