Robins's Visual Chart Form Tips
Accents and Color Coding
This page created 1 Sep 2014
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The boxes on a chart may be color-coded by:
- Accents – In TMG, on the Chart Options; Boxes tab, “Use Accents” the box fill color can be set from up to 9 Flag value tests. Create a flag, say on the birth country of each person, and then use it to apply different box fill colours.
- Generations -In TMG, on the Chart Options; Boxes tab, “Color by Generation” the box fill color for each generation can be set. The number of colors chosen then recycles if there are more generations.
A second example is the same chart where on the TMG Report Definition screen – “Only include people with his flag value” set SEX = M
- Manual Edits -In VCF, on an individual box basis it possible to reset the box fill create highlights for some individuals, like the male ancestors of a special person in a descendancy chart.
COMMENTS: There are several combinations of box fill color, box outline color and box outline thickness that can be used to create variations in the look of person boxes.
by Robin Lamacraft