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Addon:Prerequisites Checker Gramplet

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{{Third-party plugin}}
[[File:PrerequisitesCheckerGramplet-Addon-example-50.png|right|450px|Prerequisites Checker Gramplet on the Dashboard]]
 
The {{man label|Prerequisites Checker}} Gramplet is a diagnostic tool to help work out if users have the required [https://github.com/gramps-project/gramps/blob/master/README.md prerequisites] installed as well as the latest version of Gramps.
 
Also helps on [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system OS]'s like MicroSoft(Windows) and Apple(MacOS) where it's difficult for users to use the [[Gramps_{{Version manual}}_Wiki_Manual_-_Command_Line|command line]] to get information on Gramps via ( gramps -v )!
 
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== Usage ==
[[File:DashboardAddPrerequisitesCheckerGramplet-menu-50.png|right|450px|context menu to add Prerequisites Checker Gramplet to Dashboard]]
The *Load your Family Tree and then select an empty area on the Dashboard and from the {{man menu|Add a gramplet}} menu select {{man label|Prerequisites Checker}} Gramplet is a diagnostic tool to help work out if users have the required [https://github.com/gramps-project/gramps/blob/master/README.md prerequisites] installed as well as the latest version of Gramps.
Also helps on OS's like MicroSoft(Windows) and Apple(MacOS) where it's difficult for users to use the [[Gramps_5.0_Wiki_Manual_-_Command_Line|command line]] to get information on Gramps via ( gramps -v )!
== Usage ==You may use the context menu (right click) and {{man button|Select All}} to copy the text to be added to a bug report if requested by a developer.
*Select an empty area on Once you have finished with the Dashboard and from the add a gramplet menu select {{man label|Prerequisites Checker}} Gramplet.remove it from the Dashboard otherwise, it slows down Gramps by refreshing every time you change views!
== Prerequisites ==
== Issues ==
* [https://github.com/gramps-project/addons-source/pull/109 PR109Add new PreRequisites Checker Gramplet]* Gramps [https://github.com/gramps-project/gramps/blob/master/README.md#requirements requirements], [https://github.com/gramps-project/gramps/blob/master/README.md#the-following-packages-are-strongly-recommended-to-be-installed strong recommendations] and [https://github.com/gramps-project/gramps/blob/master/README.md#the-following-packages-are-optional optional prerequisites]
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