Lines in the tree represent relationships of any kind between people.

Create a New Line

  • Position your mouse over the name of a person or placeholder in the tree

  • Right click on the person or placeholder

  • Drag your mouse toward your destination

  • To create a bend, position your mouse and right-click

  • If you create an unwanted bend, left-click one time to remove the last bend

  • If you do not want to complete the line, press the escape key

  • To complete the line, position your mouse over another person, line, or placeholder, then right click

  • OR use the line drawing widget by clicking the Line Drawing button (4th from the top on the right side of your workspace)

Edit a Line Bend

  • Left click once to select the line

  • Left click once on the bend in the selected line to view the small black bend circle

  • Left click and drag to move the bend

Delete a Bend

  • Left click once to the select the line

  • Left click again on the bend in the selected line to view the small black bend circle

  • Press the delete key on your keyboard

Change a Line Style

  • Select one or more lines to edit

  • Click the desired style in the "Line Style" tool at the top of the workspace

Add a Line Label

  • Double left click the target line

  • Type the name

  • Press the enter key to complete the edit

Move a Line Label

  • Left click the line label to select it

  • Left click and drag the line label to the desired position

Delete a Line

  • Select one or more lines to delete

  • Press the delete or backspace button on your keyboard

Support

If you have questions or suggestions, please email support@connectourkids.org

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