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pedigree: create a TeX file for pedigree from a csv file


pedigree - create a TeX file for pedigree from a csv file


pedigree [-c configuration_file] [-d] [-o output_file] [-s start_id] input_file

pedigree -v


The program converts a comma separated input_file into a TeX file with pst-pdgr macros.


-c configuration_file
The configuration file to read along with the system-wide and user's configuration files
Debug mode on
-o -output_file
The ouput file instead of input_file.tex
-s -start_id
If this option is selected, the pedigree is constructed starting from the node with the Id i<start_id>. Otherwise it is started from the proband node.

This option allows to create pedigrees with multiple probands or absent probands, or show people who are not proband's relatives.

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Global configuration file
User configuration file


Boris Veytsman, Leila Akhmadeeva, 2006-2021


The manual distributed with this program describes the format of the configuration file and the input file.

The library functions are described in Pedigree::Language(3), Pedigree::Parser(3), Pedigree::Node(3), Pedigree::PersonNode(3), Pedigree::MarriageNode(3), Pedigree::Area(3).