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How is a person related to you?
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The relationship pathway is a visual representation of the relationship of two profiles on Geni. Every profile and relationship that connects the two profiles is listed. For example:
  
For example, John Smith (your father) → Linda Smith (his mother) → James Jones (his father) → Ronald Jones (his brother) → Tina Jones (his wife).  
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  John Smith (your father) → Linda Smith (his mother) → James Jones (his father) → Ronald Jones (his brother) → Tina Jones (his wife).  
  
Relationship descriptions on Geni are shown for relatives within your [[Family's Family]] (8th great grandfather or closer) if you navigate to a profile through search, via your Tree, etc. We now show the relationship to an user you may view from your [[List]] to make it easier to identify and determine the different profiles in the Tree.
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When you view a profile on Geni, the relationship pathway between you and the profile you are viewing is displayed on the top of the profile. If the profile is a close relative, or you have recently found your path to that profile, click the "Show # Relatives" button to view the entire path.
  
You may also use the green Push Pin located in the upper, right-hand corner of the Relationship Path bar to display relationships relative to the current profile instead of yourself.  
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If you are viewing the profile of a distant relative, click the How are we related? button to search for a path. You don't have to stay on the profile while we search for the relationship, we'll notify you if we find one.
  
Pro members may use the 'How are You Related' button at the top of the page to calculate the relationship path to another user. You no longer have to wait while we are searching for a path; even if you navigate away from the page we'll alert you when the path is found. We've also expanded the paths so you can find your relationship to more distant relatives.
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You can also find relationship pathways between any two profiles on Geni. Just click the green pushpin on one profile, then visit the other profile. If they are closely related, you'll see their relationship to each other. If not, you may have to click the How are they related? button to find the relationship path between the two profiles. When you're done, click the pushpin gain from any profile to set relationships back to yourself again.
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Use the share this path link for a full page view of the relationship pathway. This is handy if you want to send the link to someone, of post the path to twitter or facebook.
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:38, 8 November 2010

The relationship pathway is a visual representation of the relationship of two profiles on Geni. Every profile and relationship that connects the two profiles is listed. For example:

 John Smith (your father) → Linda Smith (his mother) → James Jones (his father) → Ronald Jones (his brother) → Tina Jones (his wife). 

When you view a profile on Geni, the relationship pathway between you and the profile you are viewing is displayed on the top of the profile. If the profile is a close relative, or you have recently found your path to that profile, click the "Show # Relatives" button to view the entire path.

If you are viewing the profile of a distant relative, click the How are we related? button to search for a path. You don't have to stay on the profile while we search for the relationship, we'll notify you if we find one.

You can also find relationship pathways between any two profiles on Geni. Just click the green pushpin on one profile, then visit the other profile. If they are closely related, you'll see their relationship to each other. If not, you may have to click the How are they related? button to find the relationship path between the two profiles. When you're done, click the pushpin gain from any profile to set relationships back to yourself again.

Use the share this path link for a full page view of the relationship pathway. This is handy if you want to send the link to someone, of post the path to twitter or facebook.

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