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When a marriage does not have a date, then the actual marriage will not show as connecting lines on the view.
Just add a date to make the the marriage union visible.

Timeline Pedigree View - Addon for Chart Category - display example

The Timeline Pedigree View shows a pedigree and also the timeline for each person's life. The Timeline Pedigree View displays descendants as well as ancestors.


  • Select the Charts Category
  • Select the 'Timeline Pedigree icon from the toolbar
  • Two different context menu's (right click) are available
    • Using the context menu on a blank section of the canvas will allow you to adjust and change various options( see screenshot)
    • Using the context menu on a person box will show additional options


  • bug ??? : Function keys do not work on Gramps 4.x
    • The following keyboard commands work on the view
      • F2 : Display home person
      • F3 : Change style
      • F4 : Change direction
      • F6 : Show one more generation,
      • F5 : Show one less generation