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Can children's names be shown in bold?

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In Narrative Reports, Ancestors by generation there occurs a list of a couple's children:
EG He and Amelia had the following Children:
There then follows a list of their children.
My question, is it possible to have the Children's names either in Bold or highlighted in some other way?
The parents names are shown in bold.
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No, I don't believe those child names can be shown in bold or any other style.
I suspect the reason is that they are (mostly) not direct line Ancestors of the root person.
Only the names of direct line Ancestors are shown in bold.

One workaround is to Save Report As > Word-Procesor Document (RTF) and edit in a word-processor such as MS Word.

On the Report Options > Format tab there is a Highlight Mentioned Records tick option that renders all names in blue (including children) which is retained in save Reports.
Last edited by tatewise on 14 Jul 2023 09:37, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Corrected Diagram Options to Report Options
Mike Tate ~ researching the Tate and Scott family history ~ tatewise ancestry
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Re: Can children's names be shown in bold?

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Thanks having the names in Blue does help to pick them out from the list.
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Post by jimlad68 »

Following on from Mike's suggestion. I think the Blue highlight colour is designed as the standard for web "links", but for genealogy suggests Male. If you do save as RTF, and edit in say MS-Word, you could easily record a macro to change all blue to a more neutral colour (e.g. purple) and make it bold. I have not worked out a way to highlight males in blue and females in red.
Jim Orrell - researching: see - but probably out of date https://gw.geneanet.org/jimlad68
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