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    • Darrin Lythgoe
      By Darrin Lythgoe in TNG News 0
      For the eighth year in a row, TNG is a winner of the GenSoftReviews Users Choice Award! TNG is one of only six programs to do that. Thanks to all of you for all the wonderful reviews!
      Awards are presented to all programs achieving a 4.00 or more star rating
      based on 10 or more total user reviews with at least one review in the qualifying year. TNG had 136 total reviews in 2016 and received an average rating of 4.87 stars. That was ninth best among more than 250 different programs that received at least one review. Most of the programs ranked above TNG had fewer than 20 reviews.
      More information on the awards can be found at GenSoftReviews (full rankings at http://www.gensoftreviews.com/rankings.php). A press release on the subject can be found at GeneaPress.
      All GenSoftReviews for TNG are posted at http://www.gensoftreviews.com/?p=825.

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    • Darrin Lythgoe
      By Darrin Lythgoe in TNG News 0
      A few months back I highlighted a few of Jim Benedict’s TNG “how to” articles (specifically the ones relating to GEDCOM imports & exports). Now I’m going to mention a few more that spotlight the new features in TNG 11. Even if you’ve had version 11 for a while now, these posts may help you get to know these features a little better. Thanks Jim!
      TNG v.11: TNG and DNA Tests
      Managing DNA results, and linking your test results to the people in your trees.
      TNG v.11: Admin menu now shows category totals
      A better way to keep track of all your totals (people, families, media, etc.).
      TNG v.11: Heat Maps
      A thematic method of visualizing the global locations of your surnames and places.
      TNG v.11: Fan Charts
      A colorful new way to display your ancestral tree, with your family roots laid out in ever widening arches.
      TNG v.11: Data validation
      Using TNG to spot possible problems in your data.
      Once again, you can see all of Jim’s posts at http://tng.one-name.net/.

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    • Darrin Lythgoe
      By Darrin Lythgoe in TNG News 0
      A lot of people have asked me lately how they’d go about moving their TNG site to a new site without losing any data. In a nutshell, here’s what you’d have to do:
      1. Back up your TNG data, either with TNG (under Admin/Utilities) or with phpMyAdmin (on your site control panel or “cPanel”; recommended for larger sites). The TNG backup creates a series of .bak files in the “backups” folder on your site. If you use phpMyAdmin, you should end up with a large .sql file on your computer.
      2. Download all the TNG files and folders from your old site. If you used TNG to do the backup, the backup files will be included here.
      3. Upload all the same files to your new site.
      4. Use the “Express” option on the readme.html page on your new site to install TNG again. You might need to create a new MySQL database, and the installation will ask you for the connection info. After creating the TNG tables, you can skip the rest of the installation.
      5. Now restore your data on the new site. If you backed up with TNG, restore the data from Admin/Utilities. If from phpMyAdmin, go there on your new site and import the .sql file you created earlier.
      That’s it. Now you should be up and running on the new site with all the same data, including user accounts.

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    • theKiwi
      So this I disagree with - on my 24" displays running 1920x1080 the charts show fine at normal size. Roger
    • theKiwi
      Well it must be something in TNG I have 24" displays running at 1920x1080 Here's what Safari shows me at "-1" "-2" "-3"   And "+1" Roger
    • Allen Prunty
      I am using the one on the wiki... bear in mind that I am visually impaired... I'm pretty sure I'm getting the newest version.   Census Plus International censusplus_v11.0.2.5c.cfg
    • Ken Roy
      Using Cntl+minus on my site to reduce the display has the negative effect of shrinking the scroll window provided by the the Scrollbox mod that allows scrolling charts that are bigger than the display area.
    • Ken Roy
      Merv, I think you might be onto something.  I cannot duplicate your displays shown above but see the following:  If I use Cntl+minus twice (which might be your 80 percent) the display in Firefox and SeaMonkey is now correct. The screen initially displays correctly in Edge and Chrome, but then Cntl+plus does not appear to do anything in Edge.  If I use Cntl+plus in Chrome then I see the problem. Unless TNG can detect screen resolution and size, it may be time to change chart displays to use CSS definitions that can automatically adjust based on @media definitions.