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Printing Tree's

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Rex

Rex Report 30 May 2011 07:05

I would like to see an option button that allows the user to to print tree's with
just a white background.
Since printing paper is white,this would save on printer ink.
This would be Printer Friendly ,and save energy and cash!!!!
R H

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 30 May 2011 07:52

It would be better if no background was printed because if a user wished for arguments sake a blue background they just load blue paper or yellow background yellow paper etc.... Also an option to change the colour the tree boxes are printed would be good so that trees could be personalized

philmoir

philmoir Advisor Report 30 May 2011 08:31

I agree with the background recommendation. Printing should always default to a blank white background (the cost of a printers may be relatively cheap these days, but the printer ink is what drains my money), with additional features to apply custom styling, whether that be your own graphical background or colour of tree boxes. Suggestions have been noted.
regards Phil Moir - Genes developer

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 30 May 2011 10:15

Hi Phil

Your feedback is much appreciated :D

 Lindsey*

Lindsey* Report 30 May 2011 10:25

I haven't printed images for ages but I used to crop the black edging off the image before printing , it does save ink.

The printing of trees and part trees has always been an issue, for some it just doesn't work , now if you have a magic wand Phil ..........?

Franksfan

Franksfan Report 21 Jun 2011 20:47

I would love to print my family tree, but cannot work out how to do it successfully as it is so large. Can anyone help please?

Also, can you just print sections of the tree, say to send to a relation who is relevant to only one part of the tree??

I have tried but have come a-cropper a few times and wasted a load of paper in the bargain.

Many thanks <3