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printing multiple Family Group Sheets (or other reports)

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#1 dyancey1965



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Posted 14 May 2020 - 04:26 PM

I note that when I generate "cascading Family Group sheets ( or Pedigree charts) that it takes forever to generate the pdf.


i.e.  when you are printing a given form (pedigree chart, FGS etc.) for all the ancestors of a given person - it just seems to take forever to build the pdf. 


It all works fine - just takes so much time that it is unacceptable - like various minutes for even something like 20 FGS's.


I do the same thing on a competing vendor app - and it takes seconds . . .


I use RM 7.6.3 on a Windows 10 with 16GB Ram and plenty of hard drive space.


(this even happens when doing like only 5-6 generations)

#2 Renee Zamora

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Posted 15 May 2020 - 08:17 AM

That would be correct with Family Group Sheets. This is why we don't encourage doing a mass amount at one time. The time to generate grows exponentially. It has something to do with the report engine. There will be a new one in RM8.