Gramps 3.1 Wiki Manual

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This is the wiki manual for GRAMPS version 3.1. All users are encouraged to edit this manual so as to improve its readability and usability.

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Abstract

The GRAMPS Manual is the user manual helping users to find their way around GRAMPS software. All aspects are covered, including the general details, subtle tips, preferences, tools, reports, etc.

Table of Contents

Preface
Why use GRAMPS?
Typographical conventions
  1. Getting Started
  2. Main Window
    1. Introduction
    2. The Different Views
    3. Switching Views and Viewing Modes
    4. Gramplets View
    5. People View
    6. Relationships View
    7. Family View
    8. Pedigree View
    9. Events View
    10. Sources View
    11. Places View
    12. Media View
    13. Repositories View
    14. Notes View
    15. HTML View
  3. Manage Family Trees
    1. Starting a New Database
    2. Opening a Database
    3. Saving Changes to Your Database
    4. Importing Data
    5. Exporting Data
  4. Entering and Editing Data: Brief
  5. Entering and Editing Data: Detailed
    1. Entering and Editing Data: Detailed - part 1
    2. Entering and Editing Data: Detailed - part 2
    3. Entering and Editing Data: Detailed - part 3
  6. Navigation
    1. Using the People View
    2. Using the Family View
    3. Using the Pedigree View
    4. Setting the Home Person
    5. Using history-based tools
    6. Bookmarks
    7. Finding records
    8. Using the Clipboard
  7. Gramplets
    1. Welcome Gramplet
    2. Top Surnames Gramplet
    3. Surname Cloud Gramplet
    4. TODO Gramplet
    5. Statistics Gramplet
    6. Python Gramplet
    7. News Gramplet
    8. Session Log Gramplet
    9. Calendar Gramplet
    10. Relatives Gramplet
  8. Reports
    1. Generating Reports
    2. Substitution Values
    3. Books
    4. Graphical Reports
      1. Ancestor Tree
      2. Calendar
      3. Descendant Tree
      4. Fan Chart
      5. Statistics Chart
      6. TimelineChart
    5. Graphs
      1. Family Lines Graph
      2. Hourglass Graph
      3. Relationship Graph
    6. Text Reports
      1. Ahnentafel Report
      2. Birthday and Anniversary Report
      3. Complete Individual Report
      4. Descendant Report
      5. Detailed Ancestral Report
      6. Detailed Descendant Report
      7. End of Line Report
      8. Family Group Report
      9. Kinship Report
      10. Marker Report
    7. Web Pages
      1. Narrated Web Site
      2. Web Calendar
  9. Tools
    1. Analysis and Exploration
      1. Compare Individual Events
      2. Interactive Descendant Browser
    2. Database Processing
      1. Calculate Estimated Dates
      2. Database Owner Information
      3. Extract Information from Names
      4. Extract Place Data from a Place Title
      5. Extract Event Descriptions from Event Data
      6. Find Possible Duplicate People...
      7. Fix Capitalization of Family Names...
      8. Rename Event Types
      9. Reorder GRAMPS ID
    3. Database Repair
      1. Check and repair database
      2. Rebuild Reference Maps
      3. Rebuild Secondary Indices
      4. Remove Unused Objects...
    4. Debug
      1. Python Evaluation window...
      2. Reload Plugins
      3. Show uncollected Objects
    5. Utilities
      1. Generate SoundEx codes
      2. Media Manager...
      3. Relationship calculator
      4. Verify the Data
  10. Settings
    1. Preferences
    2. Name Format Editor
    3. Other settings
    4. Advanced manipulation of settings
  11. Filters
    1. General filters
    2. Event filters
    3. Family filters
    4. Ancestral filters
    5. Descendant filters
    6. Relationship filters
    7. Miscellaneous filters


Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix B: Keybindings reference
Appendix C: Command line reference
Available options
Format options
Opening options
Import options
Export options
Action options
List options
Operation
Examples
Environment variables
Appendix D: About GRAMPS


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