Configuration - Display and Layout - Layout

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Part of: GEDCOM Configuration

Display and Layout - Layout

Pedigree Generations

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Set the default number of generations to display on Pedigree charts.

Maximum Pedigree Generations

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Set the maximum number of generations to display on Pedigree charts.

Maximum Descendancy Generations

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Set the maximum number of generations to display on Descendancy chart

Default Pedigree Chart Layout

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This option indicates whether the Pedigree chart should be generated in landscape or portrait mode.

Place Levels To show In Person Boxes

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This sets how much of the place information is shown in the person boxes on charts.

Setting the value to 9 will guarantee to show all place levels. Setting the value to 0 will hide places completely. Setting the value to 1 will show the first level, setting it to 2 will show the first two levels, etc.

Zoom Boxes on Charts

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Allows a user to zoom boxes on charts to get more information.

Set to Disabled to disable this feature. Set to On Mouse Over to zoom boxes when the user mouses over the icon in the box. Set to On Mouse Click to zoom boxes when the user clicks on the icon in the box.

Popup Links on Charts

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Allows the user to select links to other charts and close relatives of the person.

Set to Disabled to disable this feature. Set to On Mouse Over to popup the links when the user mouses over the icon in the box. Set to On Mouse Click to popup the links when the user clicks on the icon in the box.

Default Tab to Show on Individual Page

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This option allows you to choose which tab opens automatically on the Individual page when that page is accessed.

This sets $GEDCOM_DEFAULT_TAB in xxx.GED_conf.php.

Automatically Expand Sources

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This option controls whether or not to automatically display content of a Source record on the Individual page.

Show Events Of Close Relatives On Individual Page

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Births, marriages, and deaths of relatives are important events in one's life. This option controls whether or not to show these events on the Personal facts and details tab on the Individual page.

The events affected by this option are:

  • Death of spouse
  • Birth and death of children
  • Death of parents
  • Birth and death of siblings
  • Death of grand-parents
  • Birth and death of parents' siblings

Postal Code Position

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Different countries use different ways to write the address. This option will enable you to place the postal code either before or after the city name.

Maximum Number of Surnames

Maximum Number of Family Names

Surname List Style

Break Up Long Lists By The First Letter

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For very long Individual and Family lists, set this to Yes to split the list into pages by the first letter of their last name.