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    Add People Using a Diagram
    Using Family Historians diagram editing feature to add new people into your database.
    Add Text Boxes to Diagrams
    Working with the All Relatives diagram and addling and customising text boxes
    Create an export GEDCOM based on a diagram
    It can sometimes be useful to export all the people shown on a selected Diagram
    Diagram Tips
    This summarises some little known tips and tricks with Diagrams
    Getting Ready to Print Diagrams
    When you open any Diagram, Family Historian will be getting ready to print it, but it’s not always the best at optimising the amount of paper required
    How to Display How Two People are Related
    The simplest way to display how two people on your tree are related is to use
    Making Branches Stand Out
    Improve the look of Family Historian diagrams by colouring tree branches distinctively to make them stand out
    Moving Boxes and Branches
    Learn how to move boxes and branches, and even how to pull tree branches apart, to make them stand out from one another.
    Resize a Diagram to Fit Your Paper
    How to resize a Family Historian diagram so that it will fit exactly within one sheet of paper when you print it, or if you prefer, to fit nicely over two or more sheets of paper.
    Saving Medium or Large Diagrams
    You may run into problems saving even medium size diagrams or ones with a high zoom level
    Showing Pictures on a Diagram
    There are two stages to this
    Single PDF Page of a Diagram
    Creating a single page PDF can be a great way to send large diagrams to a Print Company to obtain A2 or larger charts without reverting to sticky tape or glue
    Using Icons
    An Icon is a small image file that will sit against a box on a diagram
    Using Mark and Hide in Diagrams
    How to mark and hide individuals in a diagram
    Using Named Lists to Mark a Diagram
    An animated tutorial on using Named Lists to Mark a Diagram
    View Both Spouses’ Ancestors in Diagrams
    If you select only one Individual Record before viewing an Ancestors Diagram, or Ancestors & Descendants Diagram, or All Relatives Diagram then the Ancestors of only that person are displayed in the Diagram