Tree import settings
Editing a chart
When you import a tree from a Legacy database, each new text element stores a link to the database/table/record/field(s) which were used to create it. When you use the Update text or Auto-update text functions, TreeDraw uses the link attributes stored which each text element to update the text. You can also use this command to set up a database link for text which was not imported but added manually.
This command allows you to change the attributes of a text element's link.
Before using the command, select the single text element which you want to change the link for.
When only one chart element is selected it has small handles around it like this:
and the Status bar will show "Selected: 1".
Database that this text is linked to
The file name of the Legacy database which will be used to update the text in this element. To choose a database which is already used in this chart, click on the drop down button to the right of the edit box and select the required database. If you want to choose a new database, click on the Browse button.
Select the database which you want to use to update the text in this element.
This text is part of a person's name or details.
This text is part of a family's/marriage's details.
Person RIN / Family RIN
Enter the Legacy RIN of the person, family or event which this text relates to.
If you don't know the RIN, click on this button to select the appropriate person or family.
Tells TreeDraw which database fields to use and how to lay them out. Works the same way as the "Options | Preferences | Import fields" settings.
Set this option to prevent this particular text element from being updated during an Update Text operation.
Removes all link settings from this text element.
These are the standard data formats available for a person, family or event as defined in "Options | Preferences | Import fields". If you want to use one of these standard formats, drag it from here into the "Import format" box. It will replace any format currently in the "Import format" box.
Displays the database fields available for a person or family in the currently selected database. If you want to add a field to the "Import format" box, drag it from here.
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