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== What is GraphView ==
 
== What is GraphView ==

Revision as of 13:45, 12 January 2010

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What is GraphView

GraphView is a new view plugin that presents a navigable descendant tree using the current active person as a starting point. Clicking another person in the tree will make that person the active person and will redraw the tree based on them.

Features

  • Interactive
  • The active person is highlighted
  • Clicking a person will redraw the tree based on that person
  • Clicking the active person will show the parent family of the active person, thereby allowing previous generations to be shown
  • The view can be panned by using mouse click and drag. Select the background of the tree and drag the mouse to pan the view
  • The view can be zoomed using a slider

Installation

The GraphView plugin can be installed by downloading GraphView.addon.tgz and extracting the contents of the file to your Gramps .plugins directory. Graphview also requires the following to be installed:

  • Graphviz. If you can run the Gramps Graph reports then you already have this installed.
  • PyGoocanvas
  • Goocanvas