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The Options view provides access to many useful settings to configure the way in which GEDCOM Validator functions to your personal preferences.

The Options view

Fig 1. The Options view.

Themes

Current theme: GEDCOM Validator supports 7 different themes for the user interface.

Colour filter: GEDCOM Validator supports colour filters which are designed to make it easier for people with colour vision deficiency to differentiate between colours such as red and green, or make it easier for people with light sensitivity to use the application.

Zoom:  make text and other items in GEDCOM Validator bigger by choosing one of the zoom options.

Font: Choose the font used to display test in the application.

Adjust ClearType text: If the fonts in GEDCOM Validator are difficult to read, you may need to adjust the ClearType text settings on your computer.  See here for more details.

Language

Language: You can change the default display language for the application.  If you would like to translate GEDCOM Validator user interface in to your own language, please contact us.

Date display format: choose the date format for displaying dates. By default, GEDOM Validator uses the Windows default date format for the currently selected language.

Text Editor

Text editor full path: You can change the default text editor from the built in Windows Notepad application.  Enter the full path of the application here.

Text editor Go To command syntax: If your chosen text editor supports a command line argument to go to a specific line upon opening the file enter that here. Note that Windows Nodepad does not have a Go To command line options.

Configuring a text editor

Fig 3. Configuring a text editor.

Updates

Check for updates automatically: enable or disable the automatic check for application updates.

Advanced

Revert all settings to default: Reset all GEDCOM Validator settings to their default values.

 

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