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TreeDraw

Getting Started

Introducing TreeDraw

Tutorials

Tutorial - Importing a tree

Tutorial - Using the drawing area

Tutorial - Printing a chart

Tasks

File handling

Starting a new chart

Opening an existing chart

Saving a chart

Saving a chart with a different name

Importing trees

Selecting a Kith and Kin Pro database

Importing from the same file again

Exporting the chart as an Adobe PDF file

Exporting the chart as a metafile

Exporting the chart as a bitmap

Preparing the chart for sending

Dropping files into TreeDraw

Changing the K&KPro database link names

Preferences | File settings

Tree import settings

Choosing import options

Preferences | Import visuals

Preferences | Import fields

Preferences | Dates

Preferences | Replace text

Preferences | Import profiles

Getting import visual styles from selection

Editing a chart

Selecting the pointer tool

Selecting chart elements

Selecting all chart elements

Adding text

Editing text

Adding lines and shapes

Adding pictures and graphics

Moving chart elements

Resizing chart elements

Joining lines to chart elements

Unjoining chart lines

Cutting to the clipboard

Copying to the clipboard

Pasting from the clipboard

Deleting chart elements

Grouping chart elements together

Ungrouping chart elements

Updating text automatically

Undoing the previous operation

Redoing the subsequent operation

Undoing several operations

Scaling the chart

Formatting

Setting text font

Setting text alignment

Setting text rotation

Setting word wrapping

Changing a text element's link to a K&KPro database

Selecting a family to use in a database link

Selecting a person to use in a database link

Setting the line style

Choosing a line style

Setting the shape fill pattern

Setting colours

Repeating the last format change

Getting default styles from selection

Alignment

Changing the order of chart elements

Aligning chart elements horizontally

Aligning chart elements vertically

Spacing chart elements evenly

Centring curved lines

Screen

Using the magnifier

Enlarging text

Turning the snap-to-grid on and off

Displaying page-breaks

Using the ruler

Moving around the drawing area

Zooming in and out

Searching for text

Turning the Colour Palette on and off

Turning the Chart View Control on and off

Turning the Button Bar on and off

Customising the Button Bar

Turning the Status Bar on and off

Preferences | Appearance

Printing

Printing a chart

Selecting pages to print

Setting page size/margins/orientation/footer

Setting a user-defined paper size

Setting up the printer

General

Setting preferences

Preferences | General

Exiting from the program

Backing-up your data

Checking for program updates

Using the Chart View Control

Reference

File menu

Edit menu

Format menu

Align menu

Tools menu

View menu

Options menu

Database fields

System requirements

Frequently asked questions

Version information

Terms of use

Glossary

Kith and Kin Pro

GEDCOM

LDS

How to get support

How to contact us

Large-format printing service

Ordering / registration

Supported GEDCOM syntax

TreeDraw supports the GEDCOM V5.5 standard as defined by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Additions and enhancements have been made which help to make GEDCOM files more backwards compatible with other programs.

*  indicates that the tag is a Kith and Kin Pro GEDCOM enhancement.

**  indicates that the tag is only used if it is assigned to a field in "Options | Preferences | GEDCOM". If it is not, you can have the data stored in the person or family notes by setting the "Put additional data in notes" option.

  indicates that all tags within this record type contain the same group of sub-tags which have been omitted here for brevity, eg. both FAM | ANUL and FAM | MARS contain the sub-tags AGE, AGNC, etc.

TreeDraw supports the import of SOUR tags for all data tags (BIRT, OCCU, etc) and the import of NOTE tags for data tags.

 
The following GEDCOM record types are supported:

Tag Description
HEADFile header
FAMFamily data
INDIPerson data
NOTENote record
REPODocument repository
SOURSource document
SUBMSubmitter details

 
Within each record the following tags are supported:

RecordTagDescription
HEADSOURSource system details
. VERS. Version
. NAME. System name
. CORP. System producer
. . ADDR. . Address
. . PHON. . Phone number
. DATA. Data name
. . DATE. . Data date
. . COPR. . Data copyright
DESTDestination system
DATEFile creation date
SUBMSubmitter reference
FILEGEDCOM file name
COPRCopyright
GEDCGEDCOM
. VERS. Version
. FORM. Form = LINEAGE-LINKED
CHARCharacter set
NOTENotes
FAMANULAnnulment **
. AGE. Spurious GEDCOM tag **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date **
. HUSB 
. . AGE. . Husband's age at event **
. PLAC. Place **
. TYPE. Type of event **
. WIFE 
. . AGE. . Wife's age at event **
CENSCensus **
DIVDivorce
. AGE. Spurious GEDCOM tag **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date
. HUSB 
. . AGE. . Husband's age at event **
. PLAC. Place
. TYPE. Type of event **
. WIFE 
. . AGE. . Wife's age at event **
DIVFDivorce filed **
ENGAEngagement **
EVENMiscellaneous event **
MARBBanns **
MARCContract **
MARLLicence **
MARRMarriage
. AGE. Spurious GEDCOM tag **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date
. HUSB 
. . AGE. . Husband's age at event **
. PLAC. Place
. TYPE. Type of event **
. WIFE 
. . AGE. . Wife's age at event **
MARSSettlement **
HUSBHusband reference
WIFEWife reference
CHILChild reference
NCHINumber of children **
SUBMSubmitter reference **
REFNReference number **
RESNRestriction **
RINRecord identification number **
NOTENotes
_FILESStart of external note
_FILEEEnd of external note
SOURSource reference
. PAGE. Document page number
. QUAY. Quality of data
. NOTE. Notes
. DATA. Ref data
. . DATE. . Data date
. . TEXT. . Data text
_UDFNon-GED user field *
. _FIELD. Field name *
. _DATA. Field data *
INDINAMEName or alias
. _ADATE. Alias date *
. NICK. Nickname
. GIVN. Given name **
. NPFX. Name prefix **
. NSFX. Name suffix **
. SPFX. Surname prefix **
. SURN. Surname **
SEXGender = M or F
CASTCaste **
. AGE. Age at event **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date **
. PLAC. Place **
. TYPE. Type of event **
DSCRPhysical description**
EDUCEducation**
IDNOIdentification number**
NATINationality**
OCCUOccupation**
PROPProperty**
RELIReligion**
RESIResidence**
SSNSocial security number**
TITLTitle**
BIRTBirth
. AGE. Age at event **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date
. PLAC. Place
. TYPE. Type of event **
CHRChristening
. AGE. Age at event **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date
. PLAC. Place
. TYPE. Type of event **
DEATDeath
. AGE. Age at event **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date
. PLAC. Place
. TYPE. Type of event **
BURIBurial
. AGE. Age at event **
. AGNC. Agency **
. CAUS. Cause **
. DATE. Date
. PLAC. Place
. TYPE. Type of event **
CHRAAdult christening**
CENSCensus**
FCOMFirst communion**
BAPMBaptism**
BARMBar Mitzvah**
BASMBas Mitzvah**
BLESBlessing**
CONFConfirmation**
ORDNOrdination**
NATUNaturalisation**
EMIGEmigration**
IMMIImmigration**
CREMCremation**
PROBProbate**
WILLWill signed**
GRADGraduation**
RETIRetirement**
FAMCChild of family reference
FAMSParent in family reference
SUBMSubmitter reference
RFNFile record number **
AFNAncestral File record number **
REFNReference number **
RESNRestriction **
RINRecord identification number **
NOTENotes
_FILESStart of external note *
_FILEEEnd of external note *
SOURSource reference
. PAGE. Document page number
. QUAY. Quality of data
. NOTE. Notes
. DATA. Ref data
. . DATE. . Data date
. . TEXT. Data text
_UDFNon-GED user field *
. _FIELD. Field name *
. _DATA. Field data *
NOTECONCConcatenated line
CONTContinuation line
REPONAMERepository name
ADDRAddress
PHONPhone number
NOTENotes
SOURAUTHDocument author
TITLTitle
PUBLPublication details
REPORepository reference
NOTENotes
TEXTSource text
SUBMNAMESubmitter's name
ADDRAddress
PHONPhone number

See also

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