2008/2/27, Douglas S. Blank <dblank@cs.brynmawr.edu>:

On Wed, February 27, 2008 5:10 am, Adrian wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering if it would be possible to make a simplified ancestor
> tree. An example would be like the text shown on my tree here;
> http://www.adrian-rea.com/familytree/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
> This then allows an easier overview of an individualĀ“s ancestry lines.
> Further to this, it may be useful in the narrative website, if the site
> is about a particular individual.
> You may even consider it as an option for the pedigree view :)
> I have not produced a simplified descendants tree yet, but again, this
> is not inconceivable! :D
> Just adding it to the melting pot :)
> Keep up the great work you all do.
> Adrian


That looks like an interesting challenge. I think I'd like one as a
gramplet  (if not the pedigree view) and I think I'd use it quite often.
There are some subtleties there, but nothing I see right off that would
prevent an automated process.

Yes definitely worth a shot.
Adrian, you made this by hand, or do you have some code?