Gramps Changelog

New in version 4.1.1

November 26th, 2014
  • Fix custom place types in the place editor
  • Allow place type combobox to receive focus.
  • Store custom place types in the metadata table
  • Fix place type for places without a main location
  • Fix bug adding parent places to a new place
  • Prevent user creating a cycle in the place hierarchy
  • Avoid infinite loop when place cycle encountered
  • Prevent creation of a place cycle when merging
  • Fix error when no place is selected
  • Check that a place has been selected when saving.
  • Use the standard place selection widget to be consistent.
  • Add a new Top Level place through the Place Reference Editor
  • Fix backlinks code in place report
  • Backlinks for places can now also be places as well as events.
  • Fix check and repair tool for empty placerefs
  • Update location utilities to work with proxies
  • Place report does not run
  • Update place details gramplet
  • Locations are now displayed in a new separate gramplet.
  • Add check for empty handle in gramplets
  • Check DB lock on the recent opened trees list
  • Sidebarfilter gramplet does not fit well into People, Events or Media views
  • Fix new event default type considering existing events with default role
  • Rebuild secondary indexes after database upgrade
  • Importing gedcom files containing multibyte UTF-8 characters fails
  • Ahnentafel Report did not use Christening Date if no Birth Date
  • [Narweb:] Missing webpage for media under some circumstances
  • Fix narrated web report with gendex option enabled
  • Tweak to "default" CSS choice for the narrated web report
  • Invalid link for Merge citation Help button
  • Fix 'todo' gramplet
  • Fix path when using drag & drop to add media
  • Limit the number of generations displayed in the ancestor gramplet
  • Export of a subset of the tree failed
  • Fix issues in python3, and bytes-string mismatch with ICU
  • Fix url/uri handling with non-ascii characters under linux and mac
  • Fix name format on graphical reports
  • Fix name format on textual reports
  • Better GUI support for embeded custom attributes list on media object
  • Better keys for search under linux shells (.desktop file)
  • 'Unknown' person in detailed ancestor report can not be translated
  • Translations don't show in many labels
  • Ensure python text domain gets the right encoding.
  • Translate some punctuation marks
  • Various fixes around Geography and osmgpsmap

New in version 4.0.3 (January 31st, 2014)

  • Fix copy via context menu on Views into Charts Category
  • Fix Tab sequence in Name Editor
  • Fix citations gramplet into media view
  • Fix unhandled exception when inspecting media
  • Fix Citation sidebar filter for python3
  • Fix add link to a "Html code" note
  • Fix message on backup dialog
  • Fix space for selection lists
  • Fix spell with myspell and LANG
  • Fix changes root cursor to hand
  • Recent file parser now gives the file location
  • Fix vertical overflows on check and repair-tool dialog
  • Fix custom key/value (data item) on Database difference report
  • Fix unhandled exception in media exif information under Windows OS
  • Fix person selector in searchfilter under Windows OS
  • Starting Gramps without console is now possible under Windows OS
  • Specific OS handling
  • Common fixes and changes with 3.4.7.
  • Updated translations: ca, de, fi, fr, ru

New in version 3.4.7 (January 27th, 2014)

  • Gramps project web hosting now has an HTTPS interface; the old HTTP URLs redirect to it.
  • Development switched from SVN to git.
  • Add new filter rule matching citations having a source with a on a note
  • Add primary role option to event filter
  • Add Groups support and reduce number of lines in Event types selector
  • Add 'Last Change' column on selectors, when missing
  • Fix a filter rule on citation sidebar (Source:Note)
  • Fix url in Welcome gramplet when detached
  • Fix bug in associations filter
  • Better support for objects having citations as subobjects
  • Check Tag handling on people views
  • Keep at least one column on views
  • Reorder tool now updates citation IDs
  • Performance improvement in ancestor filter
  • Reduce number of columns in LDS temple selector
  • Fix menu action for last recently opened family trees
  • Fix minor visual issue on Merge Person dialog
  • Use 'Bat Mitzvah' (en_US event name)
  • "Add citation" missing in pop-up menu
  • Fix HTML spacing on GraphViz output
  • Enhancement on date validation into Date Editor
  • Invalid dates (like 2013-02-30) no longer crash the date editor or file import.
  • Fixed image handling in ODF docgen, thanks to Matthias Basler for the initial patch.
  • Fixed GEDCOM export for family _UID, added support for _FSFTID, by Enno Borgsteede.
  • Fixed bookmark handling in navigation views.
  • Multiple maintainability and usability improvements.
  • Translation updates and translation-related fixes.

New in version 4.0.2 (November 11th, 2013)

  • Citation merge works better for all objects with citations
  • Fixed citations attached to family events
  • Fixed several crashes, hangs, and data corruption scenarios
  • Fixed bugs in determining whether a person is alive, potentially resolving private data leak via export or report
  • VCF export/import now support gender information
  • Several bugs with filtering fixed, most filters now support regular expressions
  • Fixed bug in Hebrew calendar date calculations
  • Fix some regressions on GEDCOM file format export and enhancement on CONT/CONC handling
  • Multiple fixes and improvements on gramplets
  • Multiple fixes in the narrated website and web calendar reports
  • Enhancements on date and calendar
  • Some fixes and improvements of the webapp
  • Fix on Database Differences module
  • Enhancements of the citation tree view (Sources category)
  • For add-on developers: improvements in User class interface
  • Polish and consistency on Gramps XML export
  • Bump XML schema to 1.5.1
  • Fixed several long-standing problems with report generation
  • Better support of RTL locales (Arabic, Hebrew, etc.) in GUI
  • Better support for language selection on some reports
  • Better way for displaying missing dependencies
  • Better spellchecking support
  • Platform-specific fixes for Mac and Windows
  • Add printing functionality for all geography views
  • New date handlers for Arabic and Greek
  • Repaired and enhanced tests broken since 3.3.x, resulting in overall reliability improvements
  • Add a support for AppData
  • New command-line options -y/–yes and -q/–quiet
  • Translations updated: ar, cs, de, fr, lt, nb, nl, ru, sv.

New in version 3.4.6 (October 29th, 2013)

  • Citation merge works better for all objects with citations
  • Fixed citations attached to family events
  • Fixed several crashes, hangs, and data corruption scenarios
  • Fixed bugs in determining whether a person is alive, potentially resolving private data leak via export or report
  • VCF export/import now support gender information
  • Several bugs with filtering fixed, most filters now support regular expressions
  • Fixed bug in Hebrew calendar date calculations
  • Support space in Gramps ID with GEDCOM file format export/import
  • Multiple fixes in gramplets
  • Multiple fixes in the narrated website report
  • Some fixes and improvements of the webapp
  • Enhancements of the citation tree view (Sources category)
  • Polish and consistency on Gramps XML export
  • Bump XML schema to 1.5.1
  • Fixed several long-standing problems with report generation
  • Better support of RTL locales (Arabic, Hebrew, etc.) in GUI
  • Platform-specific fixes for Mac and Windows
  • New date handler for Arabic
  • Translation updates and translation-related fixes
  • Repaired and enhanced tests broken since 3.3.x, resulting in overall reliability improvements

New in version 4.0.1 (August 6th, 2013)

  • Translations updated: cs, de, es, fr, hu, nb, nl, ru, and uk; new support for Arabic.
  • Gtk3: a fix for the menu in the person editor and Geography views; conversion of deprecated code for the indicator in entryfield.
  • Gedcom: a fix for a crash on export when there are addresses; a fix for spaces in IDs.
  • Disallows bookmarking a source in the Citation Tree View.
  • New holidays, date, and relationship handlers for Ukrainian.
  • Enhancements for testing localized Relationship handlers.
  • More names and events on the data.gramps sample.

New in version 3.4.1 (September 14th, 2012)

  • 0005932: [Windows Port] GraphViz does not run correctly when run from icon (PeterL) resolved.
  • 0006029: [Windows Port] Error on searching Volume/Page in Citation View (PeterL) resolved.
  • 0005979: [Windows Port] Error message while running Tools/Family Tree Repair/Rebuild Reference Maps... resolved.
  • 0005735: [Interface] Custom Source filter missing (kulath) resolved.
  • 0005768: [Reports] Gramps will not produce website (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005914: [File Formats] [XML] Cannot save bookmarked citations into Gramps XML file format (romjerome) resolved.
  • 0005851: [Reports] '&' in a person's name gives pango warnings and does not display the text in graphical reports (ander882) resolved.
  • 0005981: [3rd Party Addons] Clipboard Gramplet not retaining contents across sessions (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005990: [File Formats] order of families not preserved across XML export-import (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005756: [Interface] First names are sometimes displayed incorrectly in Ancestry View (bmcage) resolved.
  • 0005785: [Windows Port] print statements in Check.py causing a crash in Windows (pythonw.exe) after outputting 4096 characters (kulath) resolved.
  • 0005752: [Person View] Unable to sort persons by tag names (Nick_H) resolved.
  • 0005958: [Reports] Error when a father or mother is not known in a family (ander882) resolved.
  • 0005384: [3rd Party Addons] 38889: ERROR: _gramplet.py: line 328: Gramplet gave an error: Plugin Manager (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005782: [3rd Party Addons] _gramplet.py: line 330: Gramplet addon (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0004538: [Search/Filtering] security information disclosure: export with "restrict data on living people" on leaks first names when patronymic is present (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005713: [3rd Party Addons] Fix capitalization of given names is dangerous to use. See example below (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005708: [General] Confusing results with statistic gramplet and filter (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005443: [Other] Maximum number of generations (dsblank) resolved.
  • 0005696: [Interface] clicking the "home" icon should report if no "default person" has been set (PaulFranklin) resolved.
  • 0005765: [General] table-lines out of order in complete-individuual-report in LaTeX (PaulFranklin) resolved.
  • 0005794: [Reports] Birthday list report has invalid code (romjerome) resolved.
  • 0005781: [Merging] Errors with Merge Citations (kulath) resolved.
  • 0005825: [Plugins] Error in SessionLog (jralls) resolved.
  • 0005827: [Media] "Restore default gramplets" causes crash (Nick_H) resolved.
  • 0005733: [Reports] descendant chart does not scale text down in ODT output (ander882) resolved.
  • 0005778: [Localisation] Error in the label "Aperçu des note" (French version). (romjerome) resolved.
  • 0005705: [Plugins] Wrong detection of error (burial before death) when checking data (romjerome) resolved.
  • 0005718: [General] crashes on startup (PaulFranklin) resolved.
  • 0005755: [Reports] some report "custom paper" sizes are saved incorrectly (PaulFranklin) resolved.
  • 0005727: [Reports] some PDF book reports have extra blank pages between them (PaulFranklin) resolved.

New in version 3.4.0 (May 31st, 2012)

  • This feature release adds storing data from large sources, import/export, image handling, gedom handling, Gramplets, date handling, citations, reports, platform-specific fixes (Windows, OS X, Linux), and many translation updates.

New in version 3.3.1 (October 3rd, 2011)

  • translation updates: ca, cs, de, fr, hr, it, nb, nl, pl, pt_br, sk, sl, sv, uk, zh_cn
  • new languages in this release: ja (Japanese), vi (Vietnamese)
  • 36 bugs closed since v3.3.0 [1]
  • 79 translation commits since v3.3.0
  • 189 code commits since v3.3.0
  • ten years since v0.1.1 was first released
  • “Thank you!” to Donald Allingham, The Gramps Developers, translators, and our every day users