Settings can be found via.
Most settings are user-specific, they are stored in the program administration.
Some settings however are family tree specific and are stored in the family tree file.
These settings differ from the other settings by being family tree specific and are therefore stored in the family tree file.
|Title||The text that is displayed at the top of every HTML page of the reporting (optional)|
|Family tree folder||The folder for all files concerning a specific family tree, for an extensive explanation see page Folders and files|
ATM can be run in 3 languages:
You can switch between languages on the fly.
The preferred language for the material file names can be specified separately from the language for ATM and the reports. See File conventions.
Available languages for the file conventions:
ATM supports 2 different screen layouts as explained on page Main window.
Font type and size can be adjusted.
The order of the date parts determines how dates are presented and interpreted within the program. This is especially relevant for the date entry fields.
When an input field gets the focus there are 2 possibilities:
Selecting a parent so that it is displayed in the main window can be done with either a single or a double click:
The root folder is discussed on page Folders and Files. Here you can indicate whether you want to use the root folder.
The last opened family tree file can be automatically loaded, if desired. However, if a file is explicitly given as start-up argument this will take precedence over the last opened family tree file.
The options 'Auto-completion of input fields' and 'Show edit on status bar' are discussed on page Data entry.
When disconnecting material, a notification can be shown about the new location of the material.
To prevent data loss, an alarm can be set to warn that it is time to save the data. The interval is adjustable.
Shortcut can be added, removed or changed according to your own preferences. Selecting an item shows a dialog where the requested settings can be specified.
Messages on the status bar that disappear automatically after 10 seconds stand out better with a background color.
In overview tables an error stands out by using a contrasting color. Therefore it is advisable to use a different color than for the family members of the reference person, see below.
If a reference person is specified the ancestors and siblings of this person (and the siblings of those ancestors) will be displayed in different colors. These colors can be adjusted to your own taste.