Posted 18 October 2005 - 02:54 PM
Perhaps some sort of logic templace for certain types of conditions could be assigned a color?
Posted 19 April 2009 - 10:16 PM
Please consider "Active Color Coding." When you add a new person that meets the current color coding criteria, it color codes the new person immediately.
Posted 20 April 2009 - 12:05 AM
Maintaining a particular color within a named dynamic group would be very helpful.
Posted 04 May 2009 - 08:48 AM
Typical non-ancestral usage includes notations of data errors, missing information, no issue or dead end lines, which family in the case of multiple marriages, religion, country of residence, and many more types and functions.
Color coding is a tool provided for our use. It was not designed for limited usage of tracing ancestral lines, but a totally flexible tool for usage for whatever purpose is desired.
Any new automatic function would require some sort of setting so that it could be turned off when that is not the desired operation by users who use color coding for other purposes.
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Posted 04 May 2009 - 02:02 PM
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Posted 04 May 2009 - 07:50 PM
Maintaining a particular color within a named dynamic group would be very helpful. I have only used color coding individually to color my dad's brothers and their wives who were sisters. Would that constitute a"dynamic group" and how do I put these four persons into it? I also have one other set of siblings marrying siblings, but I could take care of them after "becoming proficient" in dynamic groups by practicing with my aunts and uncles.
Another color coding concept that might be interesting would be a "lock" on color codes that already exist. As it exists now, if you color code ancestors or descendents and then color code another group, the last set overwrites the first set if they intersect. Clear all colors would still work as it does now.
I think this would be useful in generating complex coding for use on wall charts. Imagine someone with multiple spouses. Code the descendents of each spouse a different color. But if cousins marry, the last color operation will supercede earlier attempts.