shorthand for displaying my relationship

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cmcphie
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shorthand for displaying my relationship

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I would like to know if there is a method to generate a shorthand e.g. ahnentafel notation when viewing my relationship to a given person. Right now I see only a graphic display and would like something less cumbersome for working with persons in a spreadsheet or with other applications.
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As far as I know, there isn't a way to generate ahnentafel notation for your tree in FamilySearch. You could suggest it by using the "Feedback" link at the bottom of FamilySearch.org. (I hadn't heard of ahnentafel before, but it looks like an interesting system!)
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cmcphie wrote:I would like to know if there is a method to generate a shorthand e.g. ahnentafel notation when viewing my relationship to a given person. Right now I see only a graphic display and would like something less cumbersome for working with persons in a spreadsheet or with other applications.
Yes, but not with FamilySearch. Try 3rd-party programs authorized by (with interfaces into) FamilySearch, noted in the Solutions Gallery at the bottom of any FamilySearch page.
Hint: try the "Charts" category or the "Family Tree Management" category or the "Search" category. (With AQ, the report tab for "Books" has an Ahnentafel option.)
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jwthomasbennion wrote:Try 3rd-party programs authorized by (with interfaces into) FamilySearch, noted in the Solutions Gallery at the bottom of any FamilySearch page.
Hint: try the "Charts" category or the "Family Tree Management" category or the "Search" category. (With AQ, the report tab for "Books" has an Ahnentafel option.)
If you just want a quick pedigree chart with Ahnentafel numbers, I think your simplest approach would be to use the FamilySearch partner TreeSeek.com. They provide a free 9-generation pedigree chart (generated from your FamilySearch Family Tree data), which will give you Ahnentafel numbers up to 511.
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