Gramps 3.2 Wiki Manual - What's new?

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This section gives an overview of the changes in version 3.2 since 3.1. All these are present in the rest of the manual. So you need not read this section. Users of 3.1 are advised to go over the changes so as not to miss any new possibilities.

Visible changes to the core

Views in categories

In Gramps 3.1, every category in the sidebar had one view. In Gramps 3.2, a category can have multiple views. Eg, the person view now has a listview and a treeview. You can switch via the View menu and via view buttons on the toolbar.

View Configuration

The new toolbar, section with views, and a configure view button on the right

Configuration of a view in 3.1 is via different mechanism. In 3.2 a move is made to one place to configure a view: the Configure View dialog. This can be accessed via a toolbar button, see the Fig. Most views make use of this in 3.2 (Pedigreeview is not converted yet).

Change columns

All the views showing lists now have their column editor available from the configuration dialog. Otherwise the functionality is the same: drag and drop columns in the desired order, enable those you want, and click apply

New views

People list view

Fig. People ListView

A view containing a list of all people is now present. This has an advantage when you work with filters and want clear order not based on the name. Via the column editor you can order the columns in any order you want, eg birth date as the first column, giving a nice overview of all people born in the same period.

One disadvantage is that name grouping is not taken into account like this. So if you use the grouping feature to order the name Safina under Safin, these names are now mixed in the people list view.

More: People Category

= Geo view


A view using OpenStreetMap or Google Maps to show where people lived. Combined with the filters, this allows you to see where a group of people was born, where they lived, where they died, ... .

Obviously, a fast internet connection is needed to use this view.

More: Geography

Plugin changes

Under the hood changes

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