With Legacy Charting Companion version 3.0 you can view, print and publish your Legacy database in an incredible variety of colorful charts and reports. Choose from more than 16-million colors to organize family lines by gender, generation or lineage.
No data entry and no GEDCOM are required. Legacy Charting Companion reads your Legacy Family Tree database directly. Choose from a wide variety of charts and reports, including Ancestor, Descendant, Hourglass, Bow Tie and the ever popular Fan chart.
Print on any sized paper - even tile your pages to create a wall chart! Using PDF you can share your charts electronically by email or publish to the web.
And it's so easy to use! All you have to do is select a person in your Legacy database, choose a chart type, and presto -- the chart is created. No importing data or tedious formatting required.
- Browse through generations of your family tree using the onscreen tree views. Use Legacy Charting Companion's extensive search capability to find elusive information you may have stored in your family file.
- You can also customize your charts. Choose the number of generations, the events to include, the content of your box charts, date format, photos, etc. Customize fonts, line widths and set a maximum height for your photos. Use the print preview and publish your charts and reports to PDF so you can e-mail them to family and friends.
- You can add your photos and event data to most charts in Legacy Charting Companion, (e.g., birth, christening, marriage, death, burial, LDS events), as well as print them in any size, including a nine-foot wall chart format! With the “Cousin Smart” option, you can even avoid duplicate individuals on charts.
- Legacy Charting Companion also creates professional quality reports, including an Ahnentafel (ancestor) report and Register (descendant book report) to which you can add photos. Send these reports directly to your favorite word processor.
- For international users, Legacy Charting Companion accommodates different paper sizes (eg. A4, B3), metrics unit of measure, and western European characters with diacritics.
- Legacy Charting Companion is designed specifically for all Legacy Family Tree versions 3 and higher.
What's New in Version 3.0
Charting Companion’s new Embroidery Charts are as practical as they are fun. Now you can wear your family tree and attract the attention of possible relatives you’ve never met.
You can embroider two types of charts: Ancestor Fan, and Descendant Fan Charts. Format them in quarter-, half- or full-circle - your choice! The program can render up to 5 generations from your genealogy database on any one Embroidery Chart and still preserve the legibility of lettering.
This is one more way that Charting Companion’s powerful family tree charting capabilities can bring your family history to life. You won’t find this feature in any other genealogy program.
What’s New in Version 2.0
Color your charts with over 16-million colors and three color styles to display family lines by gender, generation or lineage. Use the gradient color feature to provide an extra special effect. Customize line widths and font styles. Display your Descendant Chart from top-to-bottom or left-to-right. Download free User Guide and Wall Charting Printing Tips manuals from weblinks found on the top navigation bar. Choose to limit the height of photos. Save your screen image as a JPG, GIF, PNG or BMP file. Edit your book reports with any popular word processor including Open Office Writer that is used by many LDS Family History Centers.
Other Popular Features
Quick and easy to learn and use. Unique chart designs optimize chart size and improve readability. Include photos in most charts. Print on any size paper - letter, legal, A4, or larger! Print as portrait or landscape. Create large wall charts by tiling many pages together or printing to a plotter. Publish charts to PDF and share with others. Flexible chart options including: choice of events and date format, place names, fonts, and box styles up to 160 generations. "Cousin smart" option eliminates duplication of individuals on charts. Fan chart can be printed in quarter, half or full circle format. Outline Descendant has innovative and very helpful recap option. Book reports (ahnentafel and register) are sent to your word processor for final editing and printing. Alternate units of measure - automatically adjusts to U.S. (inches) or metric (centimeters) units of measure depending on the regional settings in your Windows operating system. Extensive search and display capabilities, including on screen navigation through most charts. Extensive built in program help. FREE unlimited product support provided by Progeny Genealogy.