Ancestral Release Notes

Release 1.3 (2023 May)

  • Features
    • Added ability to send and receive updates of individuals visible in tree with Ancestry.com (previously just supported media)
    • Improved performance when searching outline of individuals
    • Added menu for common changes to tree, including update, zoom and print
    • When viewing individual details, show family member that is part of a family event
    • Provide feedback (button enable/disable) when scanning images for text
  • Bugs
    • Fixed issue on given and surname, if not present show ‘no name’
    • Fixed issue where restore from file doesn’t also restore tree view
    • Fixed redraw issues in tree after adding, modifying individuals
    • Fixed crash when printing individual details and send to PDF (or similar choices)

Release 1.2 (2023 Apr)

  • Features
    • Improved ability to retrieve media from Ancestry
      • If media not found via common calls, make additional calls to determine appropriate location
      • If the full credentials haven’t yet been provided, prompt the user and let them know what is missing
    • Added ability to search by date of birth and death, and use ranges (greater, less than) in search
    • Added ability to scan images for text (which then copies the content to the clipboard)
    • Added ability to enter event information
  • Bugs
    • Fixed issues in printing that prevented ability to do operations like send to preview or save as PDF
    • Fixed case where adding new ancestors wouldn’t save field information

Release 1.1 (2022 July)

  • Features
    • Added ability to print visual tree, individual details and an individuals media (via File->Print menu)
    • Added ability to print list of individuals (via list options print button)
    • Improved model for adding individuals and relating them
    • Added ability to link individuals (in individual details)
  • Bugs
    • Fixed issue where relations are added to the tree and after viewing details goes back to original relations view
    • Fixed ability to change individuals sex indication

Release 1.0 (2022 June)

  • Features
    • Create, update and remove individuals and family information
    • Drag and Drop images to include in an individuals media
    • Import/Export GEDCOM files
    • Visualize ancestry, review individual information
    • Search for individual records by names and dates
    • Find how individuals are related
    • Utilizing your Ancestry.com account, you can use your existing image information that you’ve stored in a family tree
    • Backup and Restore
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