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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

Terms of use

LIMITED END-USER LICENCE

This software is shareware.
You may install and use this software free of charge for 30 days. After that time, if you wish to continue using the program you must purchase a registration key. Details of how to register are available in the help documentation and on our Web site treedraw.spansoft.org.

This software, associated on-line help and accompanying documentation are copyright SpanSoft 1994-2016 and are protected by international copyright laws.
VSTWAIN.DLL is copyright VintaSoft Ltd. 2007-2008, distributed under licence.
FreeImage.DLL is an open-source product available from http://freeimage.sourceforge.net/
wPDF300A.DLL is copyright wpCubed GmbH 2003-11 distributed under licence.

SpanSoft grants you a limited licence to install and use this software on only one computer at any one time. You may make backup copies of this software for your own use but any further duplication is prohibited.

There is an additional (free) TreeDraw file viewer available from our Web site at www.spansoft.org and on SpanSoft CD-ROMs which may be freely distributed.

You may not use, copy, rent, lease, sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, otherwise reverse engineer, transfer or distribute the licensed program except as provided in this agreement. Any such unauthorised use shall result in immediate and automatic termination of this licence. You (the user) shall remain responsible for ensuring that no illegal or unauthorised copy of this product is used. All rights not expressly granted here are reserved by SpanSoft.

By using this software you are agreeing to the terms of this licence.

 
LIMITED WARRANTY

Please read carefully.

SPANSOFT DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THIS SOFTWARE, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER SPANSOFT NOR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THIS SOFTWARE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE SUCH SOFTWARE, EVEN IF SPANSOFT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR CLAIMS.

THE PERSON USING THIS SOFTWARE BEARS ALL RISKS AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE.

Remember. Always keep up-to-date backup copies of all your data files.

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