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pedigree - Man Page

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.


Print version information



Global configuration file


User configuration file

See Also

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).


Boris Veytsman, Leila Akhmadeeva, 2006-2022


2022-08-29 perl v5.30.3 User Contributed Perl Documentation