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From: "William T. Flight" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Ancestor Charts Problem (fixed)
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 23:23:39 -0500
I have a solution to the crosslinks problem on ancestor charts in the next
The problem occurs when multiple ancestors are the same individual. Genbox
currently attempts to show the dual relationship with extra connecting
As a new option, a duplicate ancestor box can be drawn instead, with a text
reference that refers back to the original box for the ancestor. The
ancestors are only shown above the original box.
With this option, the resulting ancestor chart for a single key individual
has no crosslinks.
Also, level numbers for ancestor charts are now initialized by counting up
from the starting key individual. This produces the expected generational
Thanks to all for your input on these problems.
William T. Flight
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Genealogy Printers [mailto:]
> Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 6:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Ancestor Charts Problem
> "Kerry Weylie" wrote
> To: <>
> > Hi Ron,
> > Does the cross links form on all types of ancestor charts?
> Full Data,
> > etc? I know your client likely has specific needs, but
> another type may
> > the problem.
> Hi Kerry.
> Yes, the problem happens on all types of ancestor chart.
> Have experimented with a chart of 187 ancestor and included
> > full notes and pictures with no problems. I once had a
> problem with the
> > Dignified form.
> > Have used layout of link center, strict alignment and
> pedigree links.
> Experimented would be an understatement Kerry, we've tried
> just about every
> option going and it's still a mess. There are almost 450
> people in the file.
> > Just a thought,
> And thank you for it Kerry.
> Kind regards,
> Ron O'Neill
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