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Latest revision as of 21:52, 5 February 2016

This is the wiki manual for Gramps version 4.1. All users are encouraged to edit this manual to help improve its readability and usability.

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Abstract

The Gramps Manual details all aspects of the Gramps software application.

Table of Contents

Preface
Why use Gramps?
Typographical conventions
  1. What's new?
  2. Getting started
    1. Overview
    2. Start Gramps
    3. Languages
    4. Choosing a Family Tree
    5. Tell me how to start right now!
    6. Obtaining Help
  3. Main Window
    1. Main Window
      1. Menubar
      2. Toolbar
      3. Navigator
      4. Display area
      5. Status Bar and Progress Bar
      6. Bottombar and Sidebar
    2. Switching Navigator modes
    3. Switching Categories
    4. Switching Views
    5. Column Editor
    6. Filters
    7. Sorting columns
    8. When something goes wrong
      1. Alerts
      2. Warnings
      3. Errors
  4. Categories
    1. Categories of the Navigator
    2. Dashboard Category
    3. People Category
    4. Relationships Category
    5. Families Category
    6. Charts Category
    7. Events Category
    8. Places Category
    9. Geography Category
    10. Sources Category
    11. Citations Category
    12. Repositories Category
    13. Media Category
    14. Notes Category
    15. Web Category
  5. Manage Family Trees
    1. Starting a new Family Tree
    2. Opening a Family Tree
    3. Opening a GEDCOM or XML database
    4. Deleting a Family Tree
    5. Renaming a Family Tree
    6. Backing up a Family Tree
      1. Backup dialog
    7. Archiving a Family Tree
    8. Extracting a Family Tree Archive
    9. Unlocking a Family Tree
    10. Repairing a damaged Family Tree
    11. Saving changes to your Family Tree
    12. Importing data
    13. Exporting data
      1. Filters and privacy
      2. Export into Gramps formats
      3. Exporting into the GEDCOM format
      4. Export into other formats
    14. Moving a Gramps 2.2 databases to Gramps 3.x
    15. CSV Import and Export
    16. Probably Alive
  6. Entering and editing data: brief
    1. Introduction
    2. To add or edit a person
    3. To specify a relationship
    4. To specify parents
    5. To specify children
    6. Adding photos and other media objects
    7. To edit events, sources, places, and repositories
  7. Entering and editing data: detailed
    1. Entering and editing data: detailed - part 1
      1. Introduction
      2. Editing information about people
        1. An overview of the elements
        2. Preferred name section
        3. General section
        4. Preferred image
        5. Person tab pages
      3. Editing dates
        1. Date validity indicators
        2. Graphical User Interface for entering dates
      4. Editing information about relationships
        1. Family editor tab pages
    2. Entering and editing data: detailed - part 2
      1. Editing information about events
      2. Editing event references
      3. Editing information about media objects
      4. Editing media object references
      5. Editing information about places
        1. Supported longitude/latitude formats
      6. Editing information about sources
      7. Editing citation
      8. Editing information about repositories
      9. Editing information about notes
        1. Note tab
        2. Note editor
        3. Note markup and preformat in reports
    3. Entering and editing data: detailed - part 3
      1. Name Editor
        1. Type
        2. Given Names Section
        3. Family Names Section
        4. General tab
        5. Sources tab
        6. Note tab
      2. Attributes
      3. Addresses
      4. Merging records
        1. Merge People
        2. Merge Families
        3. Merge Events
        4. Merge Sources
        5. Merge Places
        6. Merge Media Objects
        7. Merge Repositories
        8. Merge Notes
  8. Navigation
    1. Using the People Category
    2. Using the Relationships Category
    3. Using the Families Category
    4. Using the Charts Category
    5. Using Gramplets
    6. Setting the Home Person
    7. Using history-based tools
    8. Bookmarks
    9. Finding records
    10. Using the Clipboard
    11. Windows (Menu)
  9. Plugin Manager
    1. Plugin types
    2. Registration and loading
    3. Hide/Unhide
    4. Actions
      1. Registered Plugins
      2. Loaded Plugins
      3. Install Addons
  10. Gramplets
    1. What is a Gramplet
      1. General Usage and Configuration
      2. Summary of Gramplets
    2. Gramplets available in the Dashboard Category
      1. Age on Date Gramplet
      2. Age Stats Gramplet
      3. Calendar Gramplet
      4. Given Name Cloud Gramplet
      5. Quick View Gramplet
      6. Records Gramplet
      7. Session Log Gramplet
      8. SoundEx Gramplet
      9. Statistics Gramplet
      10. Surname Cloud Gramplet
      11. TODO Gramplet
      12. Top Surnames Gramplet
      13. Welcome Gramplet
      14. What's Next Gramplet
    3. Gramplets available in the Sidebar and bottombar of other Categories
      1. People Category
        1. Attributes Gramplet
        2. Descendant Gramplet
        3. Person details
        4. Fan Chart Gramplet
        5. Pedigree Gramplet
        6. Relatives Gramplet
      2. Places Category
      3. Media Category
        1. Media Object
          1. Preview
          2. Image Metadata
            1. Usage scenario
            2. The interface
              1. Data Fields
              2. Buttons
  11. Reports
    1. Introduction
    2. Substitution Values
    3. Books
    4. Graphical Reports
      1. Ancestor Tree
      2. Calendar
      3. Descendant Tree
      4. Family Descendant Tree
      5. Fan Chart
      6. Statistics Chart
      7. TimelineChart
    5. Graphs
      1. Family Lines Graph
      2. Hourglass Graph
      3. Relationship Graph
    6. Text Reports
      1. Ahnentafel Report
      2. Birthday and Anniversary Report
      3. Complete Individual Report
      4. Descendant Report
      5. Detailed Ancestral Report
      6. Detailed Descendant Report
      7. End of Line Report
      8. Family Group Report
      9. Kinship Report
      10. Marker Report
    7. Web Pages
      1. Narrated Web Site
      2. Web Calendar
    8. Quick Views
  12. Tools
    1. Analysis and Exploration
      1. Compare Individual Events
    2. Family Tree Processing
      1. Database Owner Information
      2. Extract Event Description
      3. Extract Information from Names
      4. Extract Place Data from a Place Title
      5. Find Possible Duplicate People...
      6. Fix Capitalization of Family Names...
      7. Merge citations...
      8. Rename Event Types
      9. Reorder Gramps ID
      10. Sort Events
    3. Family Tree Repair
      1. Check and Repair Database
      2. Rebuild Gender Statistics
      3. Rebuild Reference Maps
      4. Rebuild Secondary Indices
      5. Remove Unused Objects...
    4. Utilities
      1. Media Manager...
      2. Not Related
      3. Relationship Calculator
      4. Verify the Data
  13. Settings
    1. Preferences
      1. General
      2. Family Tree
      3. Display
      4. Text
      5. ID Formats
      6. Dates
      7. Researcher Information
      8. Warnings
      9. Colors
    2. Other settings
      1. Column Editor
      2. Setting Home person
      3. Adjusting viewing controls
      4. Export View...
      5. Modularity and plugins
      6. Style editor
    3. Advanced manipulation of settings
  14. Filters
    1. Filter vs. Search
    2. Regular Expressions
      1. Groups and Sets
      2. Examples
    3. Custom Filter Editor
    4. Which filters in which Category?
    5. Ancestral filters
    6. Child filters
    7. Citation/sources filters
    8. Descendant filters
    9. Event filters
    10. Family filters
    11. Father filters
    12. General filters
    13. Mother filters
    14. Position filters
    15. Source filters
    16. Relationship filters
    17. Tagging
      1. Concept
      2. Differences with markers
      3. Tags and Filters
      4. Operations with tags
        1. Filtering
        2. Tagging a selection of objects
      5. Tags Column
Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix B: Keybindings reference
List Views
Common bindings
All List Views bindings
People View bindings
Editor Tab bindings
Handy Shortcuts
Appendix C: Command line reference
Available options
Format options
Opening options
Import options
Export options
Action options
List options
Operation
Examples
Environment variables
GRAMPSHOME
LANG
GRAMPSI18N
GRAMPSDIR
Appendix D: User Directory
Appendix E: About Gramps
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