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Charting Companion

by Progeny Genealogy


Charting Companion - Features and Sample Charts

Do you need more charts from your Ancestral Quest™ family database? Then Charting Companion 5.0 from Progeny Genealogy is the solution you have been waiting for.

Based upon the original and very successful PAF Companion charting program, Charting Companion 5.0 lets you quickly and easily print a wide variety of charts and reports, including:

  • box charts (with or without photos)
  • fan charts
  • book reports
  • wall charts
  • even publish to PDF

No data entry and no GEDCOM required. Charting Companion reads your family database directly.

Click on the chart or report name to see an example of each.



Ancestor Chart thumbnail image


Pedigree Chart thumbnail image

Ancestor with Siblings

Ancestor Chart with Siblings thumbnail image


Fan Chart thumbnail image


Descendant Chart thumbnail image


Hourglass Chart thumbnail image

Bow Tie

Pedigree Chart thumbnail image

The Bow Tie Chart displays separate paternal and maternal ancestor trees with the subject in the center.

Descendant Fan Chart

Descendant Fan Chart thumbnail image


Hourglass Chart thumbnail image


Embroidery sample thumbnail image



Family Group Record

Family Group Record report thumbnail image


Ahnentafel report thumbnail image

Standard Family Group Record

Standard Family Group Record report thumbnail image

Outline Descendant

Outline Descendant report thumbnail image


Kinship report thumbnail image


Register report thumbnail image


Product Features

  • Quick and easy to learn and use.
  • Unique chart designs optimize chart size and improve readability.
  • Include photos in most charts.
  • Print on any size paper - letter, legal, A4, or larger!
  • Print as portrait or landscape.
  • Create large wall charts by tiling many pages together or printing to a plotter.
  • Publish charts to PDF and share with others.
  • Flexible chart options including: choice of events and date format, place names, fonts, and box styles up to 160 generations.
  • "Cousin smart" option eliminates duplication of individuals on charts.
  • Fan chart can be printed in quarter, half or full circle format.
  • Outline Descendant has innovative and very helpful recapoption.
  • Book reports (register and ahnentafel) are sent to your word processor for final editing and printing.
  • Alternate units of measure - automatically adjusts to U.S. (inches) or metric (centimeters) units of measure depending on the regional settings in your Windows operating system.
  • Extensive search and display capabilities, including on screen navigation through most charts.
  • Extensive built in program help.
  • FREE unlimited product support for registered users. Available by telephone and e-mail.


System Requirements

  • Windows 8.x, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP
  • Pentium processor
  • 32 MB RAM
  • 12 MB of fee disk space
  • VGA or better monitor
  • Windows compatible printer
  • Adobe® Reader® (required for preview and publish to PDF)


A product of Progeny Genealogy

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