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Windows RT / Windows 8 Version

first post: RainbowNZ wrote: I've used Family.Show on and off for a few years now and love the ...

latest post: CodeFuglee wrote: It appears that the development of Family.Show has seceded. noton...

RESTful MVC4/WebApi port?

first post: bjorgvin wrote: Has there been any talk on porting this project to a WebApi implem...

latest post: notonyournelly wrote: Hi, bjorgvin - If you look back through the discussions history, I ...

connect .familyx with an exe

first post: chatumao wrote: hello, nice app there, but one /silly) question: when doubleclicki...

latest post: chatumao wrote: Thank you, notonyournelly! This is even better! I think I could hav...

Looking for Inspiration

first post: notonyournelly wrote: I've been assured by several folks that they are indeed following ...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Exporting to SWF or HTML5 would be awesome!

New Features in Version 2.0

first post: posburn wrote: We've added a lot of new features to Family.Show in this release: f...

latest post: KennyGK wrote: Andrew, Thanks so much for the so soon reply. I downloaded the curr...

Significant performance issues

first post: wwegner wrote: I really like the application, so I asked my father-in-law to send ...

latest post: notonyournelly wrote: BAbdulBaki wrote: In regards to the animations, if the duration i...

Performance Improvements in Progress

first post: notonyournelly wrote: I'm working on a set of performance improvements for loading/import...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: I'm still interested in this project because it is remarkable. I se...

Visual Studio 2010 Version

first post: EVaterlaus wrote: I'm looking for a WPF example using Visual Studio 2010. I tried to...

latest post: notonyournelly wrote: kafloom is basically correct, although the target framework should ...

Can't delete persons

first post: hegr4 wrote: I try to delete "Kjersti Ellingsdatter Ubersgo", "Tjøstol Ra...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: If the person has no descendents, select them and you should see th...

Is this project still alive?

first post: scottc123 wrote: It's been since Dec 2009, over 18 months, since an update has been ...

latest post: elyoh wrote: He means http://chronoplexsoftware.com/myfamilytree

Won't install on Windows 7!

first post: ZafarJamal wrote: I am getting error when trying to install any of family.show versio...

Import non-English GEDCOM

first post: Izhar wrote: To import non-English GEDCOM file, comment line 223 in GedcomConver...

Feature Request

first post: anubisascends wrote: It would be nice if you can specify different parents for certain s...

latest post: camzzie wrote: If a new version is to be released, please include a feature that a...

Silly question: getting source code to build

first post: ConradPienaar wrote: Hi AllPlease excuse my ignorance ont this one but I can get the sou...

latest post: spyhunter99 wrote: In order to build in 2010, first remove all references that are bro...

Family.Show project lives on...

first post: MtMan wrote: Chronoplex Software is home to a new generation of family history s...

Porting Family.Show to website

first post: Parmil wrote: HiHas anyone ported this app to a website where family members can ...

latest post: HarryVT wrote: Take a look at the "Please Click Here" link on this website and if ...

Removing one of the Family Data list-views

first post: HarryVT wrote: On Dec 13, 2009 "deepforest" checked in change set 51712 which...

latest post: elyoh wrote: http://familyshow.codeplex.com/SourceControl/diff/file/view/51712?f...

Family Show

first post: cypher000 wrote: Hi there. I have downloaded Family Show and unzipped all the files....

latest post: dsazevedo wrote: Hi!I'm using Familyshow v4, almost from the moment it was available...

File conversion .xps or .familyx to .ged & publish to website

first post: salserakonsabor wrote: Hi I have no idea of what I'm doing. I'm trying to export the files...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: There's an issue with files in the last version. You can get the so...

Virtual Keyboard

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Not sure if this forum is still alive or not, but it would be nice ...

latest post: dsazevedo wrote: Sorry, don't kill the messenger…, but the forum is alive, un...

How is the family person image being painted in the diagram control

first post: comicrage wrote: HI,I just downloaded the family wpf project and pretty much underst...

Printing Features

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Not sure if this project is dead or not, but I'll add this feature ...

No news?

first post: dsazevedo wrote: Hi guys!There are no devlopments long ago. Is this project death?Ch...

Family.show specifications

first post: QDiv wrote: Where can I find the specifications for this software? I would like...

Making gridview cell editable.

first post: shinevk wrote: Hello,Referring the FamilyData control, I tried creating a editable...

Build Errors

first post: breath2k wrote: Downloaded, converted version 3 to .Net 4 and got build errors for ...

web version of Family.Show

first post: mnarinsky wrote: It would be nice to be able to host a web version of Family.Show on...

latest post: gstadter wrote: I would, of course, be happy to help, but as I mentioned in my post...

Windows Phone 7? Xbox Games?

first post: wasay wrote: Hi,I am very much interested in porting this application to windows...

Hello, Is Anyone Out There?

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Hi Vertigo,Any chance for a new release sometime soon? You've got ...

latest post: wasay wrote: Hi Brian,I was able to install on Windows 7 64 bit, but yeah Intel ...

YANFR

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Yet Another New Feature RequestIt would be nice if Family.Show had ...

Children from unmarried couples

first post: anthonyshaw wrote: How do you represent a child from a relationship that the parents w...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Yes, in version 4. By default, the first mom and dad are added as s...

Version 4.0 or v4 release?

first post: wasay wrote: Hi,When will the version 4.0 will be released?Any update on this pr...

latest post: cartman005 wrote: Now that Expression Studio 4 and .NET 4.0 are both out now, I would...

Photos

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: It would be nice if the first picture that was added to a person's ...

Version 4.5.0

first post: pdqjohnny wrote: I downloaded the FamilShow51712.zip file and unzipped it and it cre...

latest post: DSAzevedo wrote: Hi!You just need the VB2008 standard version, not the professional....

Shadows

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Although the shadow people (i.e., CIA, NSA) are nice, it would be b...

Speed & Other Improvements

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Loading many people in a family tree takes a long while. Here are a...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: A drop down list box containing all the trees can also be added to ...

Cursor Hint

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: When moving the mouse over a person, the name, birth year, age, pa...

Find the relationship from x to y

first post: stewart_whaley wrote: A feature request would be the ability to highlight 2 people and fi...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: I would like to see a tree based on paternal or maternal relationsh...

MVVM

first post: bittondb wrote: Has there been discussion of reworking this app into a MVVM model? ...

Stereograph

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: If you have two or three siblings in a row of the same sex and you ...

Broken links on homepage

first post: nickmalik wrote: I know this is somewhat pedantic, but your homepage has a set of li...

latest post: nickmalik wrote: correction: the homepage I'm referring to is at:http://www.vertigo....

IndexoutOfrangeException

first post: suraj20 wrote: i am getting "Index * PageSize cannot be larger than the number of ...

Birthday Statistics

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Instead of showing each day for all users' birthdays in the statist...

Feature Request

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: I now have over 1,600 names in my family tree and I believe I'm onl...

Idea for Photos

first post: McBainUK wrote: I'd like to see the ability to add a comment, place and date to a p...

latest post: elyoh wrote: Yep, Family.Show reads the Title and Tags meta data from image file...

Spouse / Partner

first post: McBainUK wrote: Is there an option to add a partner relationship. All spouse/partne...

latest post: elyoh wrote: @dsazevedoYep that is true. In UK we call them "god parents" who a...

View Complete Tree

first post: McBainUK wrote: Is there a way to see the entire tree which shows everyone that is ...

latest post: elyoh wrote: You can report any bugs on the Issue Tracker tab. Hopefully it's n...

How to Databind a Combobox

first post: galagerardo wrote: Hi All!I created a new property named "Character" to the person obj...

latest post: galagerardo wrote: This code works:<font size="2" color="#a31515"><font size="2" color...

Disjoint Trees

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: It would be nice to be able to create disjoint trees in the same fi...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: As Mr. Burns would say: Eeexcellent! That's what I need. I'll try...

Modifying the "Add a Family Member" screen

first post: galagerardo wrote: Hi All!I have modified my Family.Show to include the concept of Cha...

latest post: elyoh wrote: The Add a Family Member screen is expanded using animation which se...

Color Picker for Editing Skins

first post: galagerardo wrote: Hi All!I'm looking for a free utility software for translating colo...

latest post: elyoh wrote: Another one on CodePlex is http://netcolorsexplorer.codeplex.com/Ho...

Multiple Resource Files

first post: galagerardo wrote: Hi All!I want to modify the Family.Show to have several images like...

latest post: elyoh wrote: I think you can also set the compile property of the page to resour...

Microsoft Expression Tutorial for Family show

first post: hstewarth wrote: I been working with Family Show example in combination with Microso...

latest post: galagerardo wrote: Hi All!Is there a quick tutorial on how to add images (characters) ...

Limitations on FamilyMemberComboBox

first post: galagerardo wrote: Hi All,I've added 22 items in the FamilyMemberComboBox (yes, I know...

latest post: galagerardo wrote: Hi! The solution worked for me.Thanks!Read the full discussion onli...

FamilyX

first post: babdulbaki wrote: Is the .familyx extension supposed to be a strictly XML file or not...

latest post: galagerardo wrote: Hi elyoh!I've tried PowerArchiver 2010 and it did for me.Thanks!

Missing Relationships from GenesReunited.co.uk export

first post: taumuon wrote: Hiya,I've got my family tree exported from genesreunited.co.uk, but...

latest post: cartman005 wrote: The license is vague but I don't think that is prohibits forking th...

Image Tagging

first post: babdulbaki wrote: I have a couple of family reunion group photos that I would like to...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Thanks, but I'd rather do all the work from within FS. Since I'm s...

Data Sharing

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: I'm still not a fan of the .FamilyX format. If I wish to collabora...

latest post: elyoh wrote: That's a fair point when files get large.I would like to point out ...

Wishlist for Version 3

first post: thommck wrote: I started using this app from version 2. It's a great showcase for ...

latest post: teapem wrote: Version 3.0 is great!! of course people always want more, where you...

Christmas Goody

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: I have it on good authority that Santa is working on Family.Show, b...

V3.0+Windows +Vista + Problems seeing saved stories

first post: sienita wrote: This is probably not a new topic but I saved in Windows XP V2.0 man...

Import .family file to 3.0?

first post: ghchinoy wrote: Hi, Is there a way to import a .family (Family.Show 2.0) file in...

latest post: elyoh wrote: Here's an update to this thread based on some testing of the above ...

How do I run it, there is no .exe file

first post: dkunsthandwerk wrote: Hello , I like the program very much and I&acute;ve been working wi...

latest post: elyoh wrote: For thw Vertigo install problems, see this thread:http://familyshow...

Program Crash out when export Gedcom

first post: galiouje wrote: Hi,I worked on family show for one week and when i try to export in...

latest post: elyoh wrote: It's just a bug in some code which seems to occur sometimes in vers...

Undo connect family member

first post: cometomama wrote: hi,Is there any way to undo connect family member in v3?thanks

latest post: elyoh wrote: You're absolutely correct: you can delete people completely from th...

Family.Show 3.0 in Windows 7

first post: thommck wrote: Hello everyone,I upgrade my Windows Vista PC to Windows 7. Everythi...

latest post: elyoh wrote: This discussion has been copied to a work item. Click here to go to...

Error by Edit Story, if Name is not in English. And if 2 different people's has same name

first post: Steelrat wrote: Hi,i found error in1:Private Shared Sub ExtractPart(ByVal packagePa...

Patched installation file

first post: Various wrote: Hello, is it possible to download somewhere or receive to e-mail th...

latest post: elyoh wrote: The latest builds are in the Source Code tab. For users having i...

Child from Affair

first post: marmantrout wrote: I looked for a way to add a child with a parent that is married and...

Show Pictures instead of default image like in ActiveDirectory.Show

first post: cometomama wrote: HiI am sure all of you have seen this http://code.msdn.microsoft.co...

latest post: elyoh wrote: The author of ActiveDirectory.Show altered the skin file SilverReso...

New functionality vs. new features

first post: jdmiceli wrote: I have read through most of what has been posted in the discussion ...

latest post: jdmiceli wrote: By the way, elyoh: would it be possible to get a copy of your versi...

Absolute MUST HAVE for any serious genealogy program

first post: jdmiceli wrote: First off, Family.Show is quite impressive and I believe it shows i...

Other Feature Requests

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Here are a few feature requests that would be useful.Prev/Next butt...

MacFamilyTree

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: Looks like Family.Show has been mimicked (http://www.synium.de/prod...

Can this be hosted live? like on facebook?

first post: wasay wrote: Hi their, Just thinking loud here, but can we be able to host th...

latest post: tonnyfrank wrote: Hi.I have a problem with Family Show i have download the program an...

Filter Feature

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: It would be nice if we can filter the tree by gender so we can see ...

Another Import Option

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: It would be nice if we can import text files in the following forma...

exporting umlauts?

first post: HugoRune wrote: Whenever I try to export my family tree in gedcom format, all umlau...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: I address the exporting issues under Source Code | Patches. That w...

Tonny Frank

first post: tonnyfrank wrote: Dear Sir. Please can you help me, I tray to put photo in the genea...

latest post: elyoh wrote: If you mean a family.show web viewer, then this is very tricky due ...

Why did the skin resource structure change from v2.0 to v3.0?

first post: devman81 wrote: Hi,I am currently trying to skin my own app and was looking for som...

Is it Damaged .familyx file?? How to repair?

first post: cometomama wrote: Hi thereI have spent quite awhile building a family tree using V3.0...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: If you have a working version from before, I suggest you use Winmer...

Addresses?

first post: randallwolgast wrote: Any chance of incorporating addresses? I come from a blended famil...

latest post: elyoh wrote: I had a think about a method for exporting places to KML file for l...

Suggestions: Comparing relationship between two members of Family Tree!

first post: cometomama wrote: HiFamily.show is brilliant for what it does.the comparison of Two m...

How to share with others?

first post: dmehak wrote: This program is exactly what I had been looking for, and so far I'm...

How to deal with Cousins Marriages in Family.Show??

first post: cometomama wrote: HiI have downloaded Family.show v3.0One of the great Family Tree ap...

latest post: cometomama wrote: thanksI must have been too excited to miss the Connect Family membe...

Prarthna

first post: Prarthna wrote: I cannot open the source code of the Family.show. Everytime I try t...

Deletion of people

first post: ClydeDavies wrote: How do you delete a person once you have entered them?

latest post: elyoh wrote: The current version is 3.0. Delete has not gone. It appears in ...

Adding additional skins

first post: elyoh wrote: I'm trying to add an additional skin using Expression Blend. In ...

latest post: BAbdulBaki wrote: No problem. I actually remember seeing that when checking out the ...

More Stories' Options

first post: babdulbaki wrote: The way it is right now, it allows you to add text and see multiple...

Improve application close

first post: elyoh wrote: Currently, users can choose whether or not to save the file when th...

Printing from Family Tree.

first post: Romany456 wrote: Hi Everybody, I have just started work on this version of my tre...

latest post: elyoh wrote: There is basic un implemented print functionality in the lastest so...

How do I remove THIS application?

first post: bbout wrote: Family.Show has installed itself and appears to be running from her...

latest post: wasay wrote: Hi, You should be able to uninstall the application from control p...

My patch #1784 to fix issue #6014

first post: PandaWood wrote: Hi, I've just downloaded the latest source, and looks like you've ...

Error assigning file

first post: mnburch wrote: When I attempt to view the Design panel of MainWindow.xaml, it indi...

latest post: jaimer wrote: Hi folks, What do you mean by Design panel?    Are you talking ...

Translation, to brazilian language

first post: Fercode wrote: Dear Vertigo, First I would to like to say thanks for this marve...

How to add dates B.C.?

first post: grantly wrote: Is there a way to add a date that is B.C.?  Or should I make that a...

latest post: grantly wrote: I've been inputting genealogical data from the Old Testament (yep, ...

Version 3.0? How to test it?

first post: wasay wrote: Hi their, I just downloaded the svn using the TortoiseSVN and I ...

latest post: wasay wrote: I was able to resolve the issue by publishing it to local host. ...

New Version?

first post: cantoris wrote: Hi! I find this a fantastic genealogy programme and have over 50...

Expanded view?

first post: famsearcher wrote: This is a really great start for what could solve my family tree pr...

More Statistics

first post: BAbdulBaki wrote: It would be nice if it displayed the count for first names and/or l...