to the UK Edition
Edition" is a set of special UK-oriented customisations that
are automatically applied to a standard installation of The Master
Genealogist. All of the characteristics
of the standard product therefore also apply to the UK Edition
except as described below.
New UK-Style Charts
Genealogist now supports Descendant Box Charts (aka "drop-line
charts") and Hourglass Charts with a line style which is standard
among UK researchers.
"U.S. Line Style", spouses are offset from the descendant
and children lines descend from the spouse box. All spouses are to
the right of the descendant.
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"UK Line Style", spouses are adjacent to the descendant
and connected with a double line. Children lines then descend from
the middle of the spouse line. If there is more than one spouse, then
the first spouse is to the left of the descendant.
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are very simple examples. Boxes can be generated without borders,
among many other options).
line style for a chart, access the Report Definition Screen, click
on Options, and click on the Lines tab.
geared towards UK audiences, these new chart styles are available
in all installations of TMG (v5.15 and later) and do not require the
Features of the UK Edition
Edition exhibits the following distinctive characteristics:
splash screen and Help>About screen say "UK Gold Edition"
or "UK Silver Edition".
additional "language" called "English (U.K.)"
is installed automatically and selected by default. It reflects
UK spellings and phrases on the screens and menus.
new UK-oriented timelines are automatically installed.
UK parish timelines
UK Census dates
British Prime Ministers
internal spell checker supports 200+ additional UK spellings.
state/province abbreviations, web place information, and web mapping
features are updated to support Chapman codes.
following Preferences > Program Options are customised :
Short Place Template=<[L3], ><[L4], ><[L5]>
Mapping Country=United Kingdom
Validate LAT/LONG value=OFF
new Sample project uses UK tag types, styles, and source categories.
files, quick tips, and electronic Users Guide) which has been customised
for a UK audience.
Help > About window includes a new button which gives credit
to some of the UK beta testers.
any new data sets, will reflect:
Custom UK source categories (including Apprenticeship records, GRO
indexes, and others)
source elements in support of those custom source types
"UK Standard Name" style
"UK Standard Place" style
tag types, roles, and sentences, including:
Preferences > Current Project Option > Other > Currency
Character is customised to use GBP.
adding TMG to your shopping cart from the full product page, you will
be asked to choose either the U.S. or UK Edition.
to the TMG
full product description page.