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Version 5.0, build 2017.11.10

  • Added autocompletion in the search bar
  • Added option Clear cache when closing (important for a portable license when working on other people's computers)
  • Added Latvian interface language
  • Fixed: when you open the object selection window or when you switch from the tree, the table does not scroll to the selected object
  • Fixed: error while adding data from another data file
  • Fixed: the width of the column in the brief information panel of the main window is not saved
  • Fixed: incorrect work of filters in the table of places
  • Fixed: blurred text in the family tree if the screen scale is enlarged
  • Fixed: incorrect sorting of words containing letters with accents
  • Fixed: the program hangs while saving (in rare cases)
  • Fixed: the error of constructing a family tree which led to the program freezing in rare cases
  • Other bug fixes

Version 5.0, build 2017.10.05

  • SVG generated in Agelong Tree can be now opened correctly in CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator
  • Corrected SVG for RTL languages (Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew)
  • In a tree with an intermarriage of blood relations, preference is given to the male line
  • Sosa-Stradonitz system was added as one of numeration types in ascending lineage list; D'Aboville system and Konovalov format were removed from it
  • Fixed: in case of intermarriages folding branches option worked incorrectly
  • Fixed: error when saving a tree as a PNG file (on Mac)
  • Fixed: filter that includes “Level of confidentiality” worked incorrectly
  • Fixed: Find on map option worked incorrectly with Internet Explorer
  • Fixed: on macOS High Sierra the popup menus collapsed right after appearing
  • Fixed: error when exporting to Gedcom if there is a custom field of type “Place”
  • Minor bugs fixed

Version 5.0, build 2017.09.11

  • Export to XML and Gedcom
  • Saving a large tree PNG image as several files
  • Improved the photos view in lineage lists and Information windows
  • Possibility to set either height or width of persons' photos in the tree
  • Program suggests to pick from the spouses of the first parent when you edit the secong parent
  • Possibility to choose size of the photos when saving the tree as SVG or HTML: original size, large (1200 pixels) or small (width 200 px). It allows to diminish the size of the SVG or HTML file when necessary
  • If data is sorted by fields with numbers (age, dates, life span, days until anniversary), lines with empty value go at the end, not at the beginning
  • New vesion reminder as a short text and as an icon showing availability of the newer version (in All actions menu)
  • Blood relatives of adopted children can be now seen only in All Relatives tree
  • Fixed: fields order in the edit window does not correspond to the fields order in the table
  • Fixed: invalid sorting order of documents and events in the edit window
  • Fixed: when saving the tree as SVG, HTML or PDF, the backgroud image was not saved
  • Fixed: Distance between branches tree option doesn't work
  • Fixed: the tree wasn't rebuilt automatically when parents were editied in the tree
  • Fixed: incorrect import of ZIP archive on Mac
  • Some minor bugs fixed
  • Tatar and Persian (Farsi) interface languages added

Version 5.0, build 2017.06.15

  • Ability to save large family trees as PNG file
  • Correct photo orientation when creating document-photo
  • Fixed: program didn't set date when creating document-photo
  • Fixed: in person edit window documents (except from photos) couldn't be added
  • Fixed: person's age was not calculated correctly
  • Fixed: person's gender was not taken into consideration if events were added right after the first creation of a person
  • Fixed: a person kept the incorrect parent in the “Birth” event after changing to a correct one
  • Fixed: error when creating an event from the context menu of the events table
  • Fixed: report contained short place name while the table showed a full one
  • Fixed: error 1003 when activating Agelong Tree on Mac
  • Fixed: error “Initialization error 1” when launching Agelong Tree on Windows
  • Some more minor bugs fixed
  • Armenian interface language added

Version 5.0

Main features

  • Version for MAC
  • A faster and safer database SQLite
  • Fast tree and reports building due to table data caching, sorting in cache, couples and their children caching
  • Fast program start (second and further ones) due to data caching
  • Notes table for notes concerning the family tree research or other needs
  • Notifications for newer versions
  • Portable license for Windows (for portable discs)

Interface

  • The photo size in edit window is 200 pixels wide
  • Possibility to set a larger font in interface
  • Better readability in tables due to lines highlighting
  • Right alignment for RTL languages
  • Photos are seen on the lines in the tables. Possibility to replace a photo with a tick (as in previous versions)
  • Decoding URLs containg national symbols for their correct view
  • Active URLs in tables, table reports and statistics reports
  • Interface and data language choice window at the first start of the program
  • Number of records is seen in the table headings
  • Sources table, Families table and Notes table in the main program window
  • In person's edit window the number of connected objects is seen in the tab headings
  • Right alignment for RTL languages (e.g. Arabic)

Tree

  • Horizontal family tree diagram: ancestors on the right or on the left
  • Ajustable width, height or depth of the tree
  • Table filters can be used in the tree
  • A supercompact tree style added
  • Several trees on different tabs can be shown simultaneously
  • In tree node settings added buttons Restore. The button is visible if the value differs from the value set in the tree node upper level.
  • In the tree blood siblings and uterine siblings are also labelled.
  • Each field in the tree can be displayed in bold and in italics.
  • Each field can be set as seen in the nodes of still alive or of the dead
  • Each field can be set as seen in the nodes of men or women
  • Field “Life years” added to the list of displayable fields
  • Spouses can change their places in the tree if it helps to avoid intersections
  • PNG image of the tree is saved with transparent background
  • The tree can be saved as HTML (inside HTML – SVG vector graphics)
  • If there are several spouses it is possible to collapse the branch of each spouse separately
  • Fixed: in the blood relatives tree and in the all persons tree some persons were missing
  • Speed of buildng a tree is increased
  • Printing quality is improved (600dpi instead of 300dpi in Agelong Tree 4)
  • In the tree printing mode it is possible to save the tree as PDF by pages
  • In RTL languages (for example, Arabic) children range from the right to the left (according to the age)

Reports

  • Flexible configuration of the contents and type of all reports
  • Button for opening a built report in the browser (for printing, etc.)
  • Getting statistics for an arbitrary list of table fields
  • Ability to print and save statistics
  • Ability to interrupt the process of building a report
  • Documents related to the person (event, place) can be displayed in the information window and in the lineage list
  • A more compact form of recording the event of the birth (adoption) of the child in the person information window and in the lineage list
  • Relations degrees in a lineage lists built with all persons of the tree
  • Ability to use the filters of the persons table to limit the list of persons in the lineage list
  • When you save and export a lineage list to the browser, hyperlinks for the person inside this linage list are created
  • Fixed: “out of memory” error when building large lineage lists

Search and filters

  • If you do not give a filter a name, the name is taken from filter condition automatically
  • Search history is saved in table and in the tree
  • Empty date in the filter condition is processed correctly

Dates

  • “A few days”, “Several months” in the age and life expectancy, if they are not known exactly
  • Show short value option for dates fields is transferred from field options to program options
  • Added Two dates separator option in the program options

Persons

  • В панели краткой информации о персоне добавлены ссылки на братьев и сестёр (в т.ч. единокровных и единоутробных)
  • Контур персоны с неизвестным фото зависит от возраста (или продолжительности жизни) персоны
  • Добавлено целочисленное поле “Код”, заполняется автоматически
  • Редактирование мест рождения и смерти и возможность выбора родителей на главной вкладке окна редактирования персоны
  • Редактирование частей полного имени в порядке их следования в полном имени
  • Установка девичьей фамилии при создании дочери от отца. Если установлен род отца, фамилия берётся из рода. Иначе, если есть сестра, берётся её девичья фамилия. Иначе ищется дочь мужчины с такой же фамилией и берётся её девичья фамилия.

Events

  • Added a standard event type “Common-law divorce”
  • Added a standard event type “Church wedding ceremony”

Documents

  • Added coordinates of documents
  • In the documents table there is a column Photo/Icon where you can see file icons and thumbnails of photos
  • The document view window displays a notification if the original file is not found in the document folder
  • In the short information panel, a large icon of the document file is displayed (if not a photo)
  • When you click on the file name of the document, the document opens in a program installed in Windows for files of this type
  • Ability to view the HTML document directly in the document view window
  • Search for a document on the map by its coordinates or by its place
  • Support for TIFF graphic format

Places

  • In the short and full names of the place you can see links to places of the higher hierarchy

Sources

  • Added a field named “Type” (“Book or manuscript”, “Oral story”, “Website”)
  • Added a field “Link (URL)”

Events types

  • Ability to create secondary roles in the event

Agelong Tree 4 file import

  • Import of data file from Agelong Tree 4 is available in Agelong Tree 5 for Windows: All Actions menu – FileImport
  • Custom events “Church wedding ceremony” and “Common-law divorce” are imported as standard events in Agelong Tree 5

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