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nameslessone Report 15 Apr 2014 12:11


Surname boards - Isn't that what 'Surname Summary' is?

And are you advocating open trees?


Gary Report 9 Apr 2014 14:33

How about SURNAME BOARDS where we can all connect with those with the same name easily and latch on to trees that connect. Lets start the question with the person that we are interested in. This is what we are here for.


jax Report 17 Mar 2014 22:04

Sounds a bit drastic...just so you can do something with your tree :-S


Peter Report 17 Mar 2014 20:01

John, I had a similar problem a while ago, I solved it by changing from a 19" widescreen monitor to a 19" square one, fortunately it was just a case of swapping over the monitors I was using.


Jorn Report 17 Mar 2014 18:24

trying to add a sibling, only part of the "indexing card" shows itself, i am unable to "grab" the card and "push" it up the screen. i am unable to therefore click the button to upload the new information,.the only function that is available is the "X" at the top right corner of the "card" which enables me to cancel the info i had put in, the only way i can get out of the screen.... at this juncture i am only able to view the tree i have got and not add any people to it

Community Manager

Community Manager Advisor Report 3 Mar 2014 10:28

Hi johnenigma,

This thread is for tree suggestions. Thanks you for your suggestion, it has been forwarded to the development team.



Community Manager

Community Manager Advisor Report 3 Mar 2014 10:26

Hi Julian,

Thanks for the suggestion. This query is on the radar of the development team, I will pass on your suggestion.




johnenigma Report 26 Feb 2014 21:11

Hi, I hope this is the right page. When you look at a message board, at the moment you have to open the message to read the contents even if it is not of use at the moment. Could you not open up 3 or 4 lines just by placing the pointer over the headline to read without opening the full message.


Julian Report 21 Feb 2014 11:01

Can we have the capability to have more than one set of parents - i.e. for people who have been adopted. I would like to be able to to put on both the birth parents and the adoptive parents of a child.

Community Manager

Community Manager Advisor Report 14 Feb 2014 18:05

Hi Peter,

Would you be able to send me a PM with your email address and I will follow this up.




Peter Report 7 Feb 2014 18:13

Since July last year I have been in fairly regular contact with the Support Team with a specific problem, when I add a Spouse to a Relation on my Tree, it is accepted an saved, if I then "Edit" to add the relevant marriage date and place, they too are apparently saved, but only for the remaining time I spend on-line for that session. Next time I open my Tree, go to the same couple, and open the details slider, the respective names of the spouses are shown, but the date and place has disappeared. Is this just my problem? or are there others on here with a similar one. I have tried running this Site on all three of my browsers, Internet Explorer, Firefox ans Chrome, but always get the same result.
I get replies from the Team to all my messages, always saying that my problem has been passed to their Tech personnel, but they are very busy on impending developments to the site, originally they told me these developments would appear in Auntumn last year, but I have yet to see anything significant. :-S

Community Manager

Community Manager Advisor Report 21 Jan 2014 16:32

Hi Willow,

We are aware that there are limitations on the size of tree which can be printed. The next version will not have full tree printing, but tree printing is a focus and will be revisited.



Community Manager

Community Manager Advisor Report 21 Jan 2014 16:24

Hi BarryA,

Searching names shouldn't be case sensitive. If you are experiencing this please email




BarryA Report 17 Jan 2014 16:29

Why when you are searching names in your tree or others it is case sensitive to find people?


Willow Report 15 Jan 2014 11:36

When will it be possible to print Trees ? It must be a year since the "Whoops cannot print your Tree " info came up when the Print button was used.
On the old Tree format, sections could be highlighted and printed. I did this on several sheets of A4 and put them together to form my complete Tree.

I found the old Tree easier to use and dislike the male and female heads. Pink and blue boxes were neater.

Because our Trees are social history it would be great to have space in each box to add the relatives occupation.

Community Manager

Community Manager Advisor Report 13 Jan 2014 17:04

Hi Barry,

The new tree will not be introducing a new print feature. We are currently working on a new tree which will enable users to build more than one tree within the same account (and upload multiple GEDCOMs).




Barry Report 13 Jan 2014 10:59

To Community Manager

Will you please answer the questions in my posting dated 31 December ?

Thank you


David Report 4 Jan 2014 00:45

When i first joined this site, the tree i had was user friendly. easy to manouver and add to.

I have completely given up on it now.

:-( :-(

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 3 Jan 2014 22:05

Since the 'new' tree my late husband is connected to his mother and her predecessors, his sister is connected to his father and his predecessors, his parents aren't connected at all. Everything was okay before the change over. I have to keep jumping about my tree to find info. This had happened to three people in my tree. I asked GR if they knew why this had happened but I didn't get a reply. I tried to sort it out myself but its too much work to delete all their relatives and re-enter them to try and connect them as they should be.


PricklyHolly Report 3 Jan 2014 14:59

I refuse to get over it Stephen.........never ever never!!!! :-P

It is my tree and i want it back! :-|

My phsychiatrist said that once i get my old tree back........i can then move on with my life.

And my tree. :-D :-D

Edit: I see Stephen has now deleted his comment!