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This Addon/Plugin system is controlled by the Plugin Manager.

Marriage missing date.

When a marriage does not have a date, then the actual marriage will not show as connecting lines on the view.
Just add a date to make the marriage union visible.

The Timeline pedigree View shows a pedigree and also the timeline for each person's life. The Timeline Pedigree View displays descendants as well as ancestors.


  • Select the Charts Category
  • Select the Timeline pedigree icon from the toolbar
  • The following keyboard command works on the view
    • F2 : Display home person if set.

Context Menus

Two different context menus (via right-click) are available. The context is based on whether a Person box is indicated or not.

Blank section

Fig. Addon.1 Blank area Context Menu

Using the context menu on a blank section of the canvas will allow you to adjust and change various options( see Fig. .2)

  • Home re-center on the home person
  • RadioButton Deselected.pngShow images
  • RadioButton Deselected.pngShow marriage data
  • RadioButton Selected.pngOrder by timeline
  • RadioButton Selected.pngShow life span
  • Mouse Scroll direction
    • RadioButton Deselected.pngTop<->Bottom use with Shift modifier key
    • RadioButton Selected.pngLeft<->Right default - no modifier key
  • Descendant Generations
    • select from 1 to 9 generations
  • Ancestor Generations
    • select from 1 to 9 generations
  • About Timeline Pedigree View (this wiki page)

Person box

Fig. Addon.2 Timeline pedigree View - Addon for Chart Category - display example

Using the context menu on a person box will show additional options (see Fig. .1)

  • «name of indicated person» re-center on this person
  • Edit
  • Copy
  • Spouses
    • list of spouses
  • Siblings
    • list of siblings
  • Children
    • list of children
  • Parents
    • «name of indicated person's father»
    • «name of indicated person's mother»
  • Related
    • list of family members where person is a child

repeat of the Blank Section context menu