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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So long as you have a printer that will accept continuous paper (either in a roll or fanfold), then many software packages will allow you to define a custom paper size that is as large as you need.

Here is the dialogue in GRAMPS where I create a 10 metre long sheet of what is (in effect) continuous A4.

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Another option you have is to print at a local office supply store (eg Staples if in US). They generally have options to print up to 3 feet wide by any length. Most genealogy software allowed printing on custom sized sheets (or will auto-determine the best size for a given tree). I personally use 3'x3's for fan charts and have varying sizes for trees with 5'x2' the biggest I happen to have hanging at moment. I find the copy shop's 'wider' printer better than continuous roll. You can also do mailaway (ie they mail it to you) but that tends to be more expensive.

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