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How to print complex pedigrees with PedigreeXP

When you have to deal with complex pedigrees, printing can become as complex as the family but not with PedigreeXP! Thanks to a smart printing engine, printing is easy and customizable.

To customize the printing area, right click on the Pedigree drawing and choose “Set print area”.

 

Print a complex pedigree with PedigreeXP - Set printing area

Print a complex pedigree with PedigreeXP – Set printing area

 

What you can customize:

  • Divide the pedigree into several pages and change their size. You can move the print area by dragging the horizontal or vertical lines with the mouse. Moving the print area increases or decreases the amount of pages to be printed.
  • Choose the page layout: you can set whether you want to perform the printing in landscape or portrait mode by clicking on the arrow (displayed in the middle of each page).
  • Select only the pages you want to print: with complex and large pedigrees there might be parts of the drawing that are unnecessary to print. To deselect pages, untick the box in the middle of the page that should not be printed. The page will turn grey.
Print a complex pedigree with PedigreeXP - Customize your printing

Print a complex pedigree with PedigreeXP – Customize your printing

 

When you are satisfied with your print layout, click on the print icon in the upper left navigation section, a print preview opens and a toolbar enables you to:

Print a complex pedigree with PedigreeXP - Printing toolbar

Print a complex pedigree with PedigreeXP – Printing toolbar

  • Zoom to page width or height
  • Flip through the pages to make sure you are satisfied with their layout.
  • Click on the print icon from the toolbar to print

In addition:

  • Export the pedigree as PDF
  • Copy the pedigree to Clipboard as an image
  • Copy the pedigree data to Clipboard

 

To print simpler pedigrees, it is possible to print directly from the navigation window (top left corner) or from the properties panel. PedigreeXP will optimize the printing layout of your pedigree drawing and print all pages directly.

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How to automatically detect carrier females of X-linked condition with PedigreeXP?

With PedigreeXP, detect at a glance the X-linked disease carrier females. Refine the diagnosis to inform the family about the risks for their descendants.

PedigreeXP has a feature for automatic detection of carrier females when the X-rules setting is applied. The feature can be switched on in the properties panel: Apply X rules.

PedigreeXP - Properties panel with X-rules setting applied.

PedigreeXP – Properties panel with X-rules setting applied.

 

X-linked recessive traits are not clinically manifested when there is a normal copy of the gene. The X-chromosome is always transmitted from an affected father to his daughter and PedigreeXP can therefore help the users by automatically marking them as carriers.

PedigreeXP - Affected Father, daughters will automatically be detected as carriers.

PedigreeXP – Affected Father, daughters will automatically be detected as carriers.

 

A carrier mother who has a mutation in a gene on the X chromosome can transmit the X chromosome with this mutation to her children. PedigreeXP will help the user by applying a suspicion to the children until more information can be entered.

PedigreeXP - Carrier mother with three children.

PedigreeXP – Carrier mother with three children.

 

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How to set multiple relationships and marriages in PedigreeXP?

When it comes to complex family tree, PedigreeXP is your best ally. With  just a few clicks, easily draw complex and multiple relationships spanning over generations, to better visualize the family history and the risks that may result.

PedigreeXP - Complex relationships spanning over generations

PedigreeXP – Complex relationships spanning over generations

 

To begin, you should always start with linking two persons as ” Spouse” as the default relationship type is set to “marriage”.

To do so, select a member and the hint with the relationship type “Spouse” will appear. Click on the “+Spouse” button and a spouse icon will automatically be added.

PedigreeXP - Add a "Spouse" relatonship type

PedigreeXP – Add a “Spouse” relatonship type

 

Then, you will be able to add the relationship type: marriage, concubinage, divorce, separation, consanguinity. To do so, select two people at the same time by a “click and drag” with the mouse. You can also select two people by holding the “Shift” key and clicking on the icons at the same time. Both persons are now selected as they are highlighted with a blue square. Mouse over one of the icons to open the hint which displays the available family connections.

Click on the icon that represents the relationship type you need.

PedigreeXP - Where to select the relationship type

PedigreeXP – Where to select the relationship type

 

To remove a family relationship, simply click on the “- Spouse” button.

PedigreeXP - Remove the "Spouse" relationship type

PedigreeXP – Remove the “Spouse” relationship type

 

It is also possible to manage the relationship type setting from the data entry panel on the right side of the tree.

PedigreeXP - Setting relationships from the data entry panel

PedigreeXP – Setting relationships from the data entry panel

 

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How to customize data in PedigreeXP?


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Protect your patients’ data is a duty. But the collaboration with your colleagues is essential in your practice. When you draw a tree, you should be able to select the information you want to display or not when you decide to share it. PedigreeXP display settings respond to this requirement.

PedigreeXP offers different display settings options to customize the data display to the users’ best interests. You can open the display settings dialogue via the cogwheel in the top right corner.

Display settings - cogwheel

Display settings – cogwheel

In the dialogue, you can choose which information labels you want to display for a family member.

You can select up to four labels to be displayed underneath a person and one on the left and one on the right. It is also possible to change the order of labels, to even further customize the information display.

PedigreeXP - Display Settings panel

PedigreeXP – Display Settings panel

 

Before clicking OK, the user will always be able to see the changes in real time behind the dialogue and check if the settings are suitable.

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Comment paramétrer l’affichage de vos données avec PedigreeXP ?

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La protection des données de vos patients est une obligation. Mais la collaboration avec vos collègues est essentielle dans votre pratique. Lorsque vous dessinez un arbre généalogique, vous devez pouvoir choisir les informations que vous souhaitez faire apparaître ou non lorsque vous décidez de les partager. Le paramétrage d’affichage des données dans PedigreeXP répond à ce besoin.

PedigreeXP propose différentes options d’affichage pour satisfaire au mieux les besoins de ses utilisateurs. Pour accéder à ce paramétrage, cliquez sur le symbole “engrenage” qui se situe en haut à droite de l’écran de l’application.

Display settings - cogwheel

Display settings – cogwheel

Dans la boîte de dialogue, vous pouvez choisir les types de données que vous souhaitez afficher pour une famille.

Vous pouvez sélectionner jusqu’à quatre types de données qui s’afficheront sous la personne, un type de données pour la droite et un autre pour la gauche. Il est aussi possible de changer l’ordre des données pour en affiner leur affichage.

PedigreeXP - Display Settings panel

PedigreeXP – Display Settings panel

Avant de cliquer sur OK, l’utilisateur pourra toujours voir les changements en temps réel en arrière-plan de la boîte de dialogue pour vérifier que ses paramétrages lui conviennent.

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Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa – March 9-11, 2016

Come and meet us at the Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Tampa on March 9-11, 2016 – Booth 926.

Meet PC PAL at the Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting on March 9-11 in Tampa - booth 926!

Meet PC PAL at the Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting on March 9-11 in Tampa – booth 926!

Take a minute to discover PedigreeXP, the #1 pedigree drawing and managing software and get your free trial!
Make the most of this event to meet with our experts. Please contact us or call 00 33 1 69 53 46 20 to plan a meeting ahead.
We’re at booth #926!
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8èmes Assises de Génétique Humaine et Médicale 2016

Rencontrons-nous à la 8ème édition des « Assises de Génétique Humaine et Médicale » à Lyon, 3-5 février 2016

Nous sommes impatients de présenter à la communauté française la dernière version de PedigreeXP, l’outil de dessin et de gestion d’arbres génétiques le plus précis et le plus rapide.

Avec des fonctionnalités exceptionnelles, PedigreeXP offre des bénéfices tangibles et immédiats à ses utilisateurs :

  • Dessiner un arbre génétique en quelques secondes durant les consultations
  • Identifier les risques familiaux concernant certaines maladies
  • Saisie unique et synchronisation des données avec les systèmes de dossiers patients hospitaliers
  • Gestion facilitée d’arbres génétiques complexes

Prenez une minute sur le stand n° 20 pour découvrir PedigreeXP et obtenir votre version d’essai gratuite sur ​​une clé USB !

Posez directement vos questions à nos spécialistes !

Si vous souhaitez planifier une rencontre à cette occasion, contactez-nous à sales@pedigreexp.com.

Rencontrez PC PAL aux 8èmes assises de Génétique Humaine et Médicale - 3 au 5 février 2016 à Lyon

Rencontrez PC PAL aux 8èmes assises de Génétique Humaine et Médicale – 3 au 5 février 2016 à Lyon

Meet PC PAL at the « Assises de Génétique Humaine et Médicale » conference in Lyon, February 3 – 5, 2016.

We are eager to meet with our French followers and present the latest version of PedigreeXP, the fastest and the most accurate pedigree drawing and management tool.

Thanks to outstanding features, PedigreeXP offers tangible and immediate user benefits:

  • Pedigree drawing in seconds during consultations
  • Risks identification for family disorders
  • Unique data entry and data synchronization when integrated into EMR systems
  • Complex pedigrees easy management

Take one minute on booth #20 to discover PedigreeXP and get your free trial on a USB flash drive!

Ask your questions directly to our specialists!

If you wish to plan in advance a meeting, contact us at sales@pedigreexp.com.

We look forward to meeting with you!

PedigreeXP outstanding new updates

As a result of meeting with our users and listening to their feedback, PC PAL has just released a new version of the fastest and the most accurate pedigree drawing and data management tool with some outstanding features:
Drastically improved display and organization of complex pedigrees:
Crossing line jumpers
Multiple marriages merged into horizontal lines
Consanguinity support for intergenerational marriages

Full and customizable pedigree data export and import:
Select pedigree data fields and create your templates
Phenotype and genotype data, relationships, consanguinity, twins and pregnancy, notes, updated by…
Share data with your colleagues using delimited text files or by simply copying data to Excel

Easy integration of PedigreeXP generated drawings into your existing workflow:
Import your pedigrees into your EMR
Retrieve pedigrees directly from your genetic database, print or export it a PDF
Manage major family tree formats (PED, GEDCOM, Cyrillic…) in PedigreeXP

Improved Windows tablet and touch screen support:
Add children, parents and siblings
Create and adjust relationships
Join siblings into twins or multiples

Enjoy the updated version of PedigreeXP!
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Thank you to the attendees of ASHG in Baltimore and NSGC in Pittsburgh

In October 2015, PC PAL attended two major events in Genetics in the USA and they would like to thank everyone that stopped by and took some time to meet with them and discover PedigreeXP, their fast and intuitive pedigree drawing and managing software.

What a pleasure to see how people are interested in PedigreeXP and that our product really meets their expectations.

Among PedigreeXP features, the followings were particularly appreciated:

  • Import and export of files in specific formats: what a gain in time when you import your file and pedigrees are drawn automatically in the application in seconds.
  • Shades and colors to indicate diseases: it indeed represents a real plus when you can visualize things faster or when printing in black and white.
  • Managing complex family pedigrees was also mentioned: PedigreeXP was developed so complex relationships are easy to draw and to identify.

Of course, we also paid attention to your ideas, those are precious impulses to keep on improving the tool to match the needs of as many people as possible.

Finally, we also appreciated the organizational aspect of both events and we’re happy that we have contributed to their largest success ever.

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How to add consanguineous relationships in PedigreeXP

The use of a pedigree should be able to help their user to find answers to all case studies. Consanguineous relationships are one of those.

Below is a focus on how to create consanguineous relationships with PedigreeXP:

How to add consanguineous relationships 1

How to add consanguineous relationships 1

Use the mouse/cursor to click and drag to multi-select the two persons that you want to marry. If you don’t know how to do it, press ‘Shift’ key while clicking at the two persons at the same time.
You can see both persons are selected as they are highlighted with a blue square. Point the mouse/cursor to one of the highlighted persons without clicking.
You’ll see Spouse + option appearing below. Click on the + button next to Spouse: a double line will be added automatically.

If you need to manually set a couple as consanguineous without specifying how they are related, simply select the couple by using click and drag or ‘Shift’ and click as mentioned above.
Point the mouse/cursor to one of them, click on the double line option on the right side to set consanguinity.

How to add consanguineous relationships 2

How to add consanguineous relationships 2

For any further questions, you can contact us at sales@pedigreexp.com.

PC PAL at RARE 2015

PC PAL will be present at the RARE conference in Montpellier, November 26-27, 2015, to present Patient Registries and PedigreeXP, their solutions to help healthcare sector and other actors go further into their research on rare diseases.

PC PAL at RARE 2015 - Come and visit us

PC PAL at RARE 2015 – Come and visit us

At a time when millions of people in Europe are affected by rare disorders, it is of utmost importance to enhance efforts in finding and evaluating new treatments. For twenty-five years, PC PAL has built platforms for pediatric and adult endocrinology and rare disease registries, managing more than 125 000 patients.

More recently, PC PAL launched PedigreeXP, a quick and intuitive pedigree drawing tool for accurate documentation of family history.

RARE 4th edition, organised by Eurobiomed  gathers those who are committed to improving rare disorders care. Let’s seize this opportunity to meet and exchange on what you would like and what we can propose to answer your needs.

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