Main window, People
This screenshot shows the main window in GRAMPS, displaying the Person (People) View.
This view shows all people in the database, displayed in a tree and grouped by family name. The view may be switched to other views by selecting one of the buttons on the lefthand side of the screen.
This screenshot shows the same view, but with the sidebar filter enabled. The filter allows you to control which people in the display are visible in the display.
NOTE: 'Use regular expressions' only works on some fields
Some simple regular expressions to filter out persons with surnames spelled slightly different.
With this regular expression in the sidebar filter Name entry:
eri[ck](s|ss)on or eri[ck]ss?on
You get all four versions as result:
Ericson Ericsson Erikson Eriksson