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Super Charts. Tips and Tricks for Reunion and Generations. Target audience?. Family Reunion - sharing the information trying to get missing details from relatives can see what's missing where they fit in special occasion eg birthday, wedding publication eg book. Target audience?.

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Super charts

Super Charts

Tips and Tricks

for Reunion and Generations


Target audience

Target audience?

  • Family Reunion - sharing the information

  • trying to get missing details from relatives

  • can see what's missing

  • where they fit in

  • special occasion eg birthday, wedding

  • publication eg book


Target audience1

Target audience?

  • website

  • CD

  • images to use in your genealogy program –multimedia

  • Email chart as attachment


Fonts

Fonts

  • fancy or plain - who are you aiming it to?

  • font size - granny with the glasses

  • beware of redrawing orientation


Colours

Colours

  • coloured boxes: generations, groups - ancestors, descendants, one generation, all

  • coloured borders

  • shadows

  • no borders


Coloured lines

Coloured Lines

  • lines of descent

  • relationships


Super charts

Bold

  • 1st line of text - easier to see changes in surname

  • larger fonts for name, smaller for details


What details to include

What details to include

  • name only

  • all - useful to see what information is missing - not so good if you have a lot a small children in the tree

  • relationships

  • pictures


Orientation

Orientation

  • Top to bottom - typical form

  • Waterfall - most efficient use of space for Descendant charts


Orientation1

Orientation

  • Left to right - depending on the contents will either:

    - use as little vertical space as possible as it moves across the chart, or

    - fan upward and downward equally as it moves across the chart


Positioning boxes dragging

Positioning Boxes - Dragging

  • Single

  • Branch

  • Global

  • Generation

  • Generation+


Layering

Layering

  • Transparent

  • Opaque


Images

Images

  • pictures - preferred or selection

  • scanned documents such as certificates, maps

  • could be a chart you have already created, saved as a graphic and added as an image


Images1

Images

  • Description and Memo in Reunion – useful particularly when creating web files if include option include Web Media Pages


Time line charts

Time Line Charts

  • placing selected people with a particular event

  • customising “family” events


Sharing charts by email

Sharing Charts by Email

  • share a chart as a graphic file attachment to an email


Web media pages

Web Media Pages

  • All pictures in Multimedia can appear as thumbnails if web media pages are created


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