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GRAMPS 3.1.1 released

Version 3.1.1 -- the "Spam, bacon, sausage and spam" release:
The release of 3.1.1 is primarily to fix a crash bug that needed to be addressed immediately:
-> bug #2792, crash with the message "need more than 6 values to unpack"
Several other small fixes snuck into the release over the last 2 days between 3.1.0 and 3.1.1:
-> add a warning when installing from .tar.gz
-> bug #2121 - graphviz reports were generated off-page
-> various gramplet fixes
-> several text typo fixes and translation updates (de, fr)
-> bug #2772 - name display format
* -> bug #2789 - fix for HTTP 404 in NarrativeWeb due to bad relative path

Posted by Stéphane Charette 2009-03-10

GRAMPS 3.1.0 released

The GRAMPS Developers and community proudly presents:

Version 3.1.0 of GRAMPS! The "I am the director of a publishing company" release.


  • Translation updates for Catalan [CA], Danish [DA], German [DE], Spanish [ES], Finnish [FI], French [FR], Croatian [HR], Italian [IT], Lithuanian [LT], Norwegian (Bokmål [NB] & Nynorsk [NN]), Dutch [NL], Polish [PL], Slovak [SK], Albanian [SQ], and Swedish [SV]. Alexander Yalt personally guarantees these translations are accurate.
  • "I will not buy this record." (Too many changes and bug fixes to list since 3.0.0 was released 1 year ago in March 2008.)
  • "My hovercraft is full of eels." (Fixes, fixes, and more fixes. Several new features, styled notes, updates to gramplets and reports.)
  • "If I said you have a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?" (Many thanks to all the developers, translators, and GRAMPS users who have provided assistance over the past year since 3.0.0 was first released.)
  • "You have beautiful thighs." (Since 3.0.4 was released in December 2008, we've had 600+ changes submitted, and that doesn't include other changes to this branch prior to December 2008. This is a very active release! See ChangeLog for the full details.)
Posted by Stéphane Charette 2009-03-07

GRAMPS 3.0.4 released

GRAMPS 3.0.4 (the "All the children sing" release) is a bug fix release:
Translation updates for ca, de, fr, it, lt, nb, nl, nn, pl, ru, sv
Bug fix #2504: sorting issues with non-English languages
Bug fix #2509: filter string match with non-ASCII characters
Bug fix #2483: DbError handling
Bug fix #2486: drag-and-drop workaround
Bug fix dealing with importing notes from csv
Bug fix #1601: import open error
Bug fix #2518, #2529, and various other fixes for shortcut key confusion
Bug fix #2483, 2520, 2524: change in bdb attributes and methods
Bug fix #2512: python 2.6 support
Bug fix #2485: cannot create new family tree
Bug fix #2507: unhandled exception when pasting invalid string
Bug fix #2503: change to use of md5 module
Bug fix to .desktop file

Posted by Stéphane Charette 2008-12-07

GRAMPS 3.0.3 released

GRAMPS 3.0.3 ("I have this terrible feeling of déjà vu") is now available for download.

This release contains the following:

  • Fix to prevent GRAMPS from hanging when running Graphviz reports
  • New translation: Catalan (ca)
  • Translation updates for de, fr, it, nb, nl, no, ru
  • Clean up references to gconf
  • Fixes for linking to the wiki manual
  • Small fixes in grampsxml DTD
Posted by Stéphane Charette 2008-10-20

GRAMPS 3.0.2 released

GRAMPS version 3.0.2 (You look like a milkman) has been released!

  • Translation updates for de, fr, hr, nl, no, pl, ru, sv
  • Many bug fixes (see ChangeLog for full list)
  • Several fixes backported from trunk
  • Many fixes to report plugins
  • Windows-specific fix for RCS
  • GEDCOM fix for ADDR
  • Fix for media with non-ASCII characters in filename
  • Fixes to Gramplets
Posted by Stéphane Charette 2008-09-27

GRAMPS 3.0.1 released!

GRAMPS version 3.0.1 (Don't call me "Señor!") has been released!

This release contains many bug fixes and updates!

  • Translation updates for de, es, fi, fr, hr, lt, nb, nl, pl, sk, and sv!
  • Bug fixes for the book report!
  • Various improvements for the Relationship, Familylines and Hourglass graphs!
  • Improvements to the narrative web report!
  • Many miscellaneous bug fixes!
  • See ChangeLog for full list of changes!
Posted by Stéphane Charette 2008-05-17

GRAMPS 3.0.0 is released

GRAMPS 3.0.0 ("It was just getting interesting.") has been released, and is available for download.

This release contains many new features and updates, among which:
Rewrite of the GEDCOM parser
Export views to a spreadsheet
Multiple notes
LDS temple definitions moved to supporting file
New database format, using hidden directory, old grdb format deprecated
New database manager, allowing create, deletion, renaming, repair and revison control... read more

Posted by Stéphane Charette 2008-03-25

GRAMPS 2.2.10 is released

This release consists primarily of bug fixes and translation updates.

Version 2.2.10 -- the "Lemon Curry?" release:

  • fixes for several database corruption issues and crashes (Benny, Gary, Jim)
  • fixes for Gedcom, ANSEL and XML import/export issues (Jim, Benny)
  • translation updates (various: bg, de, fi, fr, lt, nb, nl, no)
  • various small fixes to several reports (Stéphane, Gary, Benny)
Posted by Stéphane Charette 2008-01-17

Get your GRAMPS shirt!

Show your support for GRAMPS! We have various t-shirts available from

Posted by Stéphane Charette 2007-12-26

GRAMPS 2.2.9 is released

GRAMPS version 2.2.9 ("Here's your ninepence") is now available for download:

  • Many bug fixes & translation updates (especially reports)
  • Brazilian Portuguese translation
  • Slovenian translation
  • Polish Date module
  • Correction of incomplete export to .gramps: export of media subsection, datespan support, bookmark save, keep grampsid number on import
  • Some new filters and resolved filter issues
  • Rewrite of the Remove Unused tool
  • Critical bookmark bug
  • Critical gallery bug, with additional Check & Repair functions... read more
Posted by Stéphane Charette 2007-10-20

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