The pedigree browse mode displays a four-generation pedigree for the current person. The top panel holds the pedigree, and the bottom panel holds the menu of available commands. For example:
John WETMORE [1755-1848] (32) Daniel Van Cott WETMORE [1791-1881] (41) Anna VAN COTT [1757-1802] (33) Daniel Lorenzo WETMORE [1821-1903] (48) Thomas TRASK [-1836] (81) Hannah TRASK [1797-1829] (46) Susannah PORTER [1754-] (82) Thomas Trask WETMORE Sr [1866-1947] (25) Samuel DOTY [1759-] (501) Samuel DOTY [1787-] (74) Hephzibah PORTER [1764-1853] (502) Mary Ann DOTY [1827-1897] (59) Nathan SAVERY [1748-1826] (510) Lydia SAVERY [1806-] (75) Deidamia SABEAN [1765-1845] (511) __________________________________________________________________ Please choose an operation: e Edit the person m Browse to mother g Browse to family i Browse to person s Browse to spouse/s b Browse to persons f Browse to father c Browse to children q Return to main menu __________________________________________________________________ LifeLines – Pedigree Browse Mode
Edit the current person.
Change to the person display mode with the current person.
Browse to the father of the current person, shifting the pedigree one generation back. If the father is not in the database, there is no change.
Browse to the mother of the current person, shifting the pedigree one generation back. If the mother is not in the database, there is no change.
Browse to a spouse of the current person, shifting the display to the pedigree of that person. If the current person has more than one spouse, LifeLines asks you to identify the spouse; if the person has no spouse there is no change.
Browse to a child of the current person, shifting the pedigree one generation forward. If the current person has more than one child, LifeLines asks you to identify the child; if the person has no children there is no change.
Change to the family display; the family will be the one that the current person belongs to as spouse or parent. If there are more than one, LifeLines asks you to identify the proper one.
Browse to another person or list of persons; if you identify a single person the display remains in the pedigree display; if you identify more than one person the display changes to the list browse mode.
Leave the pedigree browsing mode and return to the main menu.