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From: "Peggy Baldwin" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] How to mark Branches
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2006 15:48:35 -0800
Come to think of it, I used a feature like that in Legacy.
I have my physical file folders in 4 colors -- one for each
my four grandparent lines. I colored the lines in Legacy by
the same colors. That is definitely a feature I would use
----- Original Message -----
From: "wim prange" <>
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 1:19 PM
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] How to mark Branches
> Hi Roger,
> Such a feature has been requested but it doesn't hurt to repeat it again.
> That will give Bill an idea about the priorities he would have to give to
> the development of certain features. I certainly would use
> This is what I currently do: I have created four saved lists with the
> ancestors of my grandparents. The easiest way to create them is through
> creating a basic ancestor-chart and saving "Chart Results" as a saved
> When you've added new individuals to a certain branch, you will have to
> rerun the chart and save the list again.
> As you noticed, you can only have one set of names marked in a different
> color. You can select a Saved List in the Tree-pane of the List View and
> select "Mark All List Members" from Select on the Menu-bar.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Roger Nelson [mailto:]
>> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 7:51 PM
>> Subject: [GENBOX] How to mark Branches
>> My apologies if this question has been asked before.
>> I want to mark different branches of my tree with different
>> colours so I can easily recognise which branch a particular
>> name is an ascendant of. My old program (Cumberland Family
>> Tree) had a feature where I was able to alter the background
>> colour of the name wherever it was seen. even in the search
>> lists, indexes ect. the background colour, once selected
>> stayed with the name. This is a handy option and surprised it
>> is not here or something similar, I note I can have marked
>> records but can I do others with perhaps a different colour,
>> and what are the chances of changing the background in future
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