GenealogyJ (GenJ) v2.4.2

March 10, 2006

GenealogyJ (GenJ) v2.4.2 has been released, and is a “major release” with new features and improved usability/UI. GenealogyJ is a viewer and editor for genealogic data, suitable for hobbyist, family historian and genealogy researcher. GenJ supports the Gedcom standard, is written in Java and offers many views like family tree, table, timeline, geography and more. It can be downloaded here.

Significant Changes:
– Appropriate surnames generated automatically
– Double Click is a recognized gesture
– GeoView – mapping events geographically
– EditView/Basic Mode improved speed and usability
– gedcom: support for preserving unknown entities on read/write

Version 2.4.2

+ data: new option to convert last names to uppercase
+ data: children/parents get appropriate surname automatically
+ data: OBJE entities are deprecated and hidden (option)
+ ui: double click is a recognized gesture
+ ui: *new* GeoView mapping events geographically
+ ui: TableView with multiple cell selections
+ ui: TableView with quick-access links on the side
+ ui: EditView/Basic Mode improved speed and usability
+ ui: Auto-complete refactored for usability
+ ui: Context-Menu usable throughout
+ ui: Various adjustments and ease-of-use improvements
+ ui: Standard Keyboard Shortcuts (ctrl+s, ctrl+w, …)
+ ui: Option to restore views on reload
+ gedcom: extended support for FAMC (multiple, adoption,…)
+ gedcom: support for PLACe format
+ gedcom: support for DATE phrases
+ gedcom: support for preserving unknown entities on read/write
+ report: new formatted output infrastructure (HTML,PS,PDF,CSV)
+ report: new reports
+ lang: czech, polish, russian languages added


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