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Alternative software to generate family tree like Descendant tree in Gramps?

Is there any other software that generates family tree like the Descendant tree in Gramps? This report generates a chart of people who are descendants of the starting person. Alternatively it may ...
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Should brothers and sisters be added to family tree diagrams?

I started to draw my family tree. Looking on Google I sometimes see brothers and sisters, father and mother, brothers and sisters, etc are drawn too, but after a while it becomes hard to draw the ...
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Interpreting a name on a Genogram (family tree diagram)

I'm here because while recently sorting through some of my deceased grandfather's belongings I came across a partial genogram pertaining to my deceased mother whom was adopted. She is noted as ...
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How should I deal with different alphabets?

How should I record a name when a different alphabet was the "native alphabet" of the person? For example, Polish, Czech and Russian letters aren't well represented in Latin (modern portuguese) ...
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Gifting research to family members - What kind of generation chart?

I'm a bit overwhelmed with the variety of generation charts. I've already run into a problem with a heritage book that I've given to a family member that had spaces to write down your ancestors in a ...
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Tree layout printing software for continuous sheet paper

Is there any software other than Swift Family tree that will print to a continuous sheet (banner paper)? I find trying to fit many sheets on to a small desk hard to follow.
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Is there a chart type that shows myself, a chosen ancestor, every intervening ancestor and their siblings?

I use Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker 2012, and would like to produce a multi-page PDF chart, probably in Landscape orientation, that lists myself at bottom and a chosen direct ancestor at top, ...