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

I am not sure if you are looking for a horizontal descendant tree or just alternatives to printing out a descendant tree other than using Gramps itself. I am going to focus on alternatives to built in ...
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Family Tree drawn like a honeycomb?

I think the answer is no - genealogists in general don't use hexagons to draw a family tree. In my opinion, there's a reason why we use boxes - because it makes it clear how people are related. The ...
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What chart I should use to draw this relationship?

As in most diagrams, the keys are the labels and the connections. Sometimes shapes are evocative of the concepts they contain, but that's creative choice. If you are wanting to highlight the ...
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Making family chart with everyone in it?

Did you try Gramps' relationship graph (reports/graph/relationship graph)? If you want to see everybody in your database ("select all") make sure you set filter to "entire database" in the report ...
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Alternative software to generate family tree like Descendant tree in Gramps?

I am not a Gramps user and am trying to get my head around the chart that you are showing. I cannot see how Allan Davies links to anyone on that chart. Perhaps you can explain it and explain exactly ...
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Lateral gedcom visualisation with embedded pictures

Family Historian has a diagram for everyone in your gedcom regardless of how they are related and it copes with pedigree collapse. However, it may not display your images correctly depending on ...
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Displaying pedigree of both husband and wife on same chart?

A combined pedigree is easy if you put one of your children in the first generation (proband) position of any pre-printed pedigree chart (since you aren't using software). Or you could leave that box ...
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Should brothers and sisters be added to family tree diagrams?

It would depend on what sort of research you are doing or what you are wanting to show. Pedigree (Ancestors of a given individual), you quite often will leave off siblings of the direct ancestors to ...
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Should brothers and sisters be added to family tree diagrams?

The way I draw charts is to determine the 'boundary' of the chart by defining one or more starting-people and the directions I'll go from them. For example, for a chart aimed at me, my siblings, and ...
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Charting all cousins, all aunts, all uncles to degree (all living family in all lines to degree)?

Try the Gramps software v4.2.2's "Family Lines Graph". However, a big downside is that you'll have to manually select "People of Interest" in all of the family lines before it will output what you ...
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Should brothers and sisters be added to family tree diagrams?

I think the most common practice nowadays is to store your family tree using software on your desktop or on the web. That way you should have many options available for you to render it as whichever ...
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Is there a chart type that shows myself, a chosen ancestor, every intervening ancestor and their siblings?

It took me a full day to get this chart done, but here are two solutions: (A) Graphic box chart with photos and some facts (birth, death) (1) Isolate your dataset of names you want to include and ...
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Which program supports export (PDF/LaTex) to show full tree, not only ancestors/decendants

You could try Reports/Graph/relationship graph. There you can choose to show the entire db or people with common ancestors with x. If you want to be more specific, you can create custom filters.
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Is there some software that can draw a family diagram with a timeline?

Check out Timeline Software. I've developed this program to display history timelines, including family charts. There are many options to display relationships. See for instance this Obama History ...
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Is there some software that can draw a family diagram with a timeline?

Check out Timeline Charts from progenygenealogy.com. It reads GEDCOM files and also reads data directly from some software packages. Pedigree Chart: Full Descendant Chart:
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How best to display a tree or trees of cousins?

The Family Historian program has a diagram that prints everyone in the database and will output it as a pdf file for printing on a large scale printer. However, as you have already stated, depending ...
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Which program supports export (PDF/LaTex) to show full tree, not only ancestors/decendants

Family Historian has an everyone (in the database) diagram and it is customisable for layout and colours. Bear in mind that this can be huge if you have a lot of people in your tree. There is a 1 ...
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