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FAMILY TREE PRINT

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retep49

retep49 Report 23 Nov 2012 13:38

If you cant print your full family tree i suggest you complain
its been like this for over 6 months i would have believed
genes reunited were better than this.

regards

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 24 Nov 2012 06:43

Yes, it has been like this for some time and if you look at the Help Pages you will see that GR are well aware there are issues.

" We know that some members are having problems printing their trees at the moment, and we're really sorry about this. We're still making a number of improvements to the tree, including the printing function.

If you’re having problems, as a temporary solution, try exporting your tree from the site as a Gedcom file. Then you can print it offline using a family tree software package such as Family Tree Maker or Personal Ancestral File."

From a personal perspective, I only ever print from my Tree program on my PC anyway. Depending on the audience I tend to use either a Descendant or Pedigree chart to show the basic details and relationship structure of the particular branch of interest and / or a Descendant or Ahnentefal Report where more detailed information is required.

I would never even attempt to print the entire tree.

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 24 Nov 2012 09:31

There are alternatives

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=family+tree+formats&hl=en&safe=off&tbo=u&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ei=55GwUM3fEOnP0QXf2oGABg&ved=0CE0QsAQ&biw=1432&bih=733

The GRU tree print does work for a given person ancestors / descendants. Printing a tree for several hundred or thousands of people is a bit of a no go as you will have mostly blank paper. There are other formats for tree printing which are more space efficient.

If you want some kind of wall chart then there are specialists who can do this, including photos and coats-of-arms for a fee.