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DNA Painter Dimensions: a new way to showcase your ancestral line

I am pleased to announce the launch of dimensions, a new feature within ancestral trees at DNA Painter. Ancestral trees allow you to extract and visualise your direct line in a tree, fan chart and text pedigree, all within one searchable page.

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Chromosome Mapping New Features

Latest DNA Painter updates: highlighting a match & more

I’m pleased to present some recent DNA Painter updates. I hope these small tweaks enhance your experience on the site.

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New Features Tools WATO

Recent updates: most distant common ancestors and more

I get a lot of correspondence and feedback from users of DNA Painter, which I’m very grateful for. In many cases this feedback helps me to make important improvements. I’m announcing two recent updates here, including the addition of most distant common ancestors to the shared cM tool. Shared cM Tool One key question in

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Lectures and Appearances New Features

DNA Painter year in review 2020

A short article taking stock of an odd but busy year for DNA Painter

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New Features Tips

Introducing the updated shared cM tool

The day has arrived! Version 4 of the Shared cM project is now out, and there’s an updated shared cM tool as well. Since 2015, Blaine Bettinger has been crowd-sourcing data on the number of centimorgans (cMs) of DNA shared for known relationships. The result is an incredibly useful dataset that helps genealogists start to

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New Features Tips Trees

Bringing Y, mt and mitoYDNA into DNA Painter trees

A quick post to announce two updates to DNA Painter trees. These include mitoYDNA.org integration and the ability to view your tree with additional display options. Display options Under the settings cog/gear on the right there are now a number of display options. These give you the ability to view additional information within the tree

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New Features

Use your chromosome map to explore traits in your DNA

Since I first launched DNA Painter, I’ve had a steady stream of requests to include the locations of traits within chromosome maps. Last month I finally implemented this after a dream in which I did just that! Background I find when I try to explain chromosome mapping to non-genealogists, they often ask tricky questions. Such

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Cluster Auto Painter: unravel your DNA test results

I’m pleased to introduce Cluster Auto Painter (CAP), an early step towards automated chromosome mapping. CAP aims to help you dig deeper into your DNA test results by letting you annotate and examine your clusters in a chromosome map.

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