Taurus FamilyTree v1.1.2
The following release notes are applicable to the above version of Taurus FamilyTree. The copyright notice is applicable to any version of FamilyTree unless stated otherwise.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
Taurus FamilyTree is a trademark of Taurus Software. Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. All other product names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.
All references to Taurus Software directly refer to the non-profit freeware/shareware software development unit run from the UK by myself. Any conflict with names of companies inside or outside of the UK is unintentional and should be disregarded.Platform Support
Taurus FamilyTree is provided in binary form as a set of platform independant Java class files, and as such should run on any platform with a Java compliant virtual machine. Swing 1.1 is used for the Graphical User Interface, and is therefore required for the application to run. You will therefore require one of of the following:
Download Xerces 1.x from
copy it into your FamilyTree installation directory as
Example Family Tree
Unix (including Linux) users need to
To learn more about FamilyTree, why not follow the short online tutorial.
Your own Family Tree
To help you with FTML there is an online reference on the Taurus Software website.
Last updated 23rd September 2002