dotty - A Customizable Graph Editor
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is a graph editor for the X Window System. It may be run as a
standalone editor, or as a front end for applications that use graphs. It can
control multiple windows viewing different graphs.
is written on top of dot
general-purpose programmable editor for technical pictures. It has an
interpretive programming language similar to AWK and C. The user interface and
graph editing operations of dotty
are written as lefty
functions. Programmer-defined graph operations may be loaded as well. Graph
layouts are made by dot
, which runs as a separate process that
communicates with lefty
If the input graph contains xdot attributes, dotty
will use that to
display the graph. Otherwise, it runs dot
to obtain layout information.
The file name is optional. If present, the graph contained in that file is
displayed in the dotty
- Prints the version.
- Sets the layout mode. The mode can be sync or
async. The default is async.
- Sets the mesage level. The lev can be 0 or
1. The default is 0.
The lefty parser does not accept anonymous graphs.
dot(1), lefty(1), lneato(1), xdot(3)