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How to change “skin” and fonts in Gramps Windows All-In-One (AIO)?

I'd like to see more data by making the font smaller. I also think the buttons and graphics in the latest version are too big. How can I change the font, button, and graphics size?
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Is there a gramplet or report for getting the list of surnames from gramps?

I would like to get a text list of all the surnames in my gedcom from gramps. I can get a window with the info I need by using the 'statistics' gramplet and clicking on 'Unique Surnames'. This opens a ...
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How many sources/citations is too many?

I've been using GRAMPS, and am a little overwhelmed by the citation abilities. So I guess the question for seasoned veterans of genealogy is where do you put the citations, given the ability to cite ...
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Citing a conversation with a living relative

I had a conversation with a relative which provided me some useful information. However, when I (or someone else) read the genealogy some time in the future, there obviously needs to be a citation. ...
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Why does attribute imported into Gramps become an event?

I have a GEDCOM file that I'm trying to import into Gramps. Below are 2 lines in the GEDCOM file: 1 _UID B19A60EAE1514673B05BA89353C6FF9B7909 1 _FSFTID KWZN-WNC The first is imported correctly as ...
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How can I find loops in GEDCOM files?

I have a Gramps database that probably has an ancestral loop, i.e. a person who is his or her own ancestor. I say that, because the program freezes when I try to find a path between that person and ...
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How do I setup arbitrary relationships in gramps?

I've just started using GRAMPS to plot out something people might find silly: family trees of comic book characters. Now I know this probably isn't something people would od here, but it mostly ...
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How to import/use Gramps records to produce family history book?

In the past, I've used PAF and Gramps to manage my family's genealogy records. I really like Gramps in particular, because of its flexibility and ability to store pictures, stories, etc. I am ...
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Recording military medals in Gramps

Military medals are considered to be important genealogy sources. What is the best way to record them in Gramps?
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How do I tell which Gramps data file goes with which family tree?

Gramps creates a hidden directory in your home directory called .gramps containing all the user-specific data. There is a directory in that directory called grampsdb (eg ...
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Where do I find my Gramps data on a Mac or other Unix based file system?

If I am running gramps, and I load a gedcom file in - where does it put the data file? If I load more than one, where are they?
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Is there an automatic way to import a source from Ancestry or FamilySearch into gramps?

I've been using ancestry.com for a couple of years online, and recently got their desktop software to help manage trees better. One of the reasons I had created my trees online was the ease of ...
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How to make Gramps show more than 5 generations in the pedigree view

I just installed Gramps the other day and am rather new to it. When I go to Pedigree view, it only shows me five generations at a time. How do I change this (as in make it show more)? Or is it not ...
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How do I access my data 'natively' in Gramps?

One of the several places I have my genealogy data is in gramps (see http://gramps-project.org/), an open source program written in python (a very easy to learn computer language for those ...
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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, ...
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How should I record sex change/gender reassignment?

My tree includes a living relative who was born male and is now legally and otherwise female. My only record of the change, at this point, is an alternate name (I use GRAMPS). I have recorded her ...