Fan charts of one's ancestors have long been popular in genealogy. However, fan charts of descendants have been rare. Hand-drawn charts are difficult to create so one would think that software should generate such a chart. However, I don't believe I have ever seen a genealogy program that could produce a descendant fan chart... until now.
Progeny has recently released a new feature to the company's Charting Companion for Windows, the Descendant Fan chart. A sample is shown to the right, click on the image here to view a larger image.
The Progeny Charting Companion creates PDF files of the charts. The small files are easy to send by email or to display on a web site. The charts are created by vector technology which creates very sharp-looking charts that will zoom in/out faithfully at Kinko's when printing on large plotters.
Progeny offers a version of Charting Companion for each of the following programs: