Gramps 3.1 Wiki Manual - Reports

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This section describes all the different reports available in GRAMPS.

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The amount of available reports in GRAMPS is huge and could be overwhelming at first glance. The different subsections describe the various possibilities and options:

Generating Reports: This first subsection gives you some general remarks.

Substitution Values: you can use some handy values in your reports.


The book report creates a single document containing a collection of graphical and textual reports.

Graphical Reports

Graphical reports represent information in forms of charts and graphs.

Ancestor Tree

The Ancestor Tree report generates the chart of people who are ancestors of the Active Person.


The Calendar report produces a calendar with birthdays and anniversaries on a page by month.

Descendant Tree

The Descendant Tree report generates a graph of people who are descendants of the Active Person.

Fan Chart

The Fan Chart report produces a chart resembling a fan, with Active Person in the center, parents the semicircle next to it, ans so on, for a total of five generations.

Statistics Chart

The Statistics Chart report can collect and display a wealth of statistical data about your database.

Timeline Chart

The Timeline Chart report outputs the list of people with their lifetimes represented by intervals on a common chronological scale.


These reports are related to GraphViz.

Family Lines Graph

The Family Lines plugin was created to generate easy-to-follow graphs. Note that FamilyLines does not display all of the people in the database -- instead, this plugin generates smaller family trees, with many options to try and restrict the number of people included. A typical use of this plugin is to generate simplified graphs printed on large plotters.

Hourglass Graph

The Hourglass Graph generate an hourglass graph using the GraphViz generator.

Relationship Graph

The Relationship Graph creates a complex relationship graph in GraphViz format and then converts into graphical output running it through the GraphViz dot tool behind the scene.

Text Reports

Text reports represent the desired information as formatted text.

Ahnentafel Report

The Ahnentafel Report lists the Active Person and his or her ancestors along with their vital data. The people are numbered in an establish standard called 'Ahnentafel'.

Birthday and Anniversary Report

The Birthday and Anniversary Report gives the same information as a calendar but in text format.

Complete Individual Report

The Complete Individual Report provides individual summaries similar to that of the Individual Summary Report.

Descendent Report

The Descendant Report presents the descendants of the Active Person with a brief description in intended style.

Detailed Ancestral Report

The Detailed Ancestral Report covers in detail the ancestors of the Active Person, including a range of vital data as well as marriages.

Detailed Descendant Report

The Detailed Descendant Report covers in detail the descendants of the Active Person, following the genealogical tradition of textual descendant reports. It aims to provide all important features expected to be found in the classic descendency formats and has received influence from various sources.

End of Line Report

The End of Line Report provides a list of of the person's last known ancestors with the pedigree line, ordered by generations.

Family Group Report

The Family Group Report creates a family group report, showing information on a set of parents and their children.

Kinship Report

Kinship Report provides the kinship of selected person according to level search( hight, down generations) set by the user.

Marker Report

The Marker Report lists primary objects - persons, families, and notes - who matches the selected marker.

Number of Ancestors

The Number of Ancestors displays the number of ancestors of the Active Person. The form is - generation x has y individuals (z %).

Place Report

The Place Report produces a report according to places selected by the user. It will list related person and event to the selected place.

Records Report

Records Report shows a number of interesting records(mostly age related) in your database, like oldest living person, youngest mother,etc.

Summary of the Database

The Summary of the Database displays the overall statistics concerning number of individuals of each gender, various incomplete entries statistics, as well as family and media statistics.

Web Pages and Quick Reports

Web Pages

Narrated Web Site

One of the reports in this category is the Narrated Web Site report. It generates a web site (that is, a set of linked web pages), for a set of selected individuals.

Web Calendar

Web Calendar

Quick Reports

Quick reports are reports that are available in the context menu's of person, family, ... They are easy to make by users, even with limited coding knowledge.

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