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Family TreeFig.1
   Family tree is constantly growing and becomes cumbersome to view and modify. App allows user to branch out part of the existing tree into new family tree. Branching always starts from child having at least one sibling or partner.

Family TreeFig.2
   Branching begins with selecting the person to start branching, activating this person by double click or double tap until border becomes blinking in red, clicking right mouse or press and hold to invoke popup menu and select “Modify/Print Tree” menu item. If two persons are selected, branching begins from these persons child, if any.

Family TreeFig.3
   When top app bar is visible “Branching” button switches app to the Branching mode.

Family TreeFig.4
To initiate Branching mode Branch itself should be created - click on “Branch Out” starts branching out which can take a while depending on the tree size.    
Please note: while branching out App doesn’t modify existing tree.

Family TreeFig.5
   When branching out is finished all the selected for new branch individual templates will have border blinking in red. App assign branch name based on the oldest person in the branch, this name can be modified by user.
   At this moment “Save Branch As …” and “Color” buttons becomes enabled.

Family TreeFig.6
   Saving new branch is identical to saving any tree in the App.
   Opening branch is identical to opening any tree in the App.

Family TreeFig.7
   App allows user to mark every person in the branch by colorized shadow. Branch having color assigned becomes family tree attribute – family tree remembers all the branches created in this tree. To remove this branch from the tree just set shadow color to None.

Family TreeFig.8
   App also allows user to change shadow direction for every colorized branch through button “Style”.

Family TreeFig.9
   Existing branch shadow color and direction can be easily changed, just select any person from the branch and start Branching mode (see Fig.2 and Fig.3). While in the Branching mode user can change branch shadow color and direction (see Fig.7 and Fig.8). To remove this branch from the tree just set shadow color to None.