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A complete guide to a Printable Family Tree

Are you searching for A complete guide to a printable family tree? If so then you surely have found the right site as here you will be introduced to the most relevant procedure with a step-by-step guide.

A complete guide to a printable family tree

Moreover, if you are one of those users who are curious about their family history and lineage then you must have worked hard with Family Tree Maker Ancestry. However, to begin with, ‘What is Family Tree Maker all about?’ well, just as the name suggests, it is a genealogical software that allows you to store data that contains information about your family history, ancestors, and lineage by using text charts, graphs, etc.

How to easily print a Family Tree?

Now even if you have compiled a complete set of information about your family tree, you must still be curious to also have it in a hard copy right? But then you must be wondering how to do it. So if this is your concern then below you will learn just how to print a family tree easily.

  • First of all, you need to understand the format of this process. You should know that a family tree can be print in ‘Pedigree view or Family view’.
  • You will see the ‘Pedigree view’ is the horizontal summation of all your ancestors along with the youngest one which is positioned on the right side and their ancestors are on the right. Moreover, this format expands from left to right.
  • Whereas the ‘Family view’ is a vertical representation of your family lineage as opposed to the ‘pedigree view’. Then here the youngest ones are place right at the bottom of the tree while their ancestor sit just at the top.

Now if you’re thinking about the pros and cons of each format then we have that too answered for you;

Well, the ‘Family view’ is very easy to understand; nevertheless, it also requires more paper in printing and therefore is harder to piece together. However, the ‘pedigree view’ can be a little confusing at times but it does not have the disadvantages of the ‘Family View’.

Follow these steps to print your family trees:

When you have understood the format then you should be all set to start printing your family tree!

  1. You would need to start by clicking the ‘Trees’ tab and then select a tree.
  2. Next, you need to choose between a ‘Pedigree’ or ‘Family’ view which is on the left side of the screen.
  3. After that, you should select the page area that you want to print and then click on the ‘Print’ option. Please note that it is simply not possible to print the entire tree at one time, therefore you will need to scroll down to print the entire tree step-by-step. However, you can move to any specific tree just by clicking the ‘Tree Search’ option.
  4. You now need to click on the ‘Print’ button in the top right-hand corner of the tree.
  5. Then you need to click on ‘print’ once again which is in the top left corner of the page.
  6. Now, at last, you just need to click on the OK button and you should be all done.

Do you want to know if you can print someone’s relationship with you?

This is another frequently asked question which also includes ‘Can I print someone’s relationship with me?’

Well, the answer to that is yes, you can! You can easily print someone’s relationship to you, such as your great-grandmother.

But how would you do that? Just follow the steps given below;
  1. You would need to start from the person’s profile page, and then click on their relationship to you.
  2. After doing so, you will see a window open where you will need to click on the ‘print’ button.
  3. And now another will appear on your screen you just need to click on the ‘Print this page’, and then just select the OK button to be able to print someone’s relationship with you.


Furthermore, it is also said that printing a family tree is an exciting and great way to save your family history and lineage in a hard copy. However, if you come across any sort of issues then you can choose to Live Chat with our executive team at any time. Or you could even contact the Family Tree Maker Support Number provided for further assistance. And you will have the most eligible team of techs available to guide you accordingly with the needful solutions.

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