prog/lib to draw graphs

John Hunter jdhunter at
Thu Jan 22 13:39:19 CET 2004

>>>>> "Florian" == Florian Lindner <Florian.Lindner at> writes:

    Florian> Hello, I'm looking for a program or python library to
    Florian> draw graphs.  They should look like the that:

    Florian> /--------\ /--------\ | Node A | ------ belongs to ---->
    Florian> | Node B | \--------/ \--------/

    Florian> Which is a result of the function call like that:

    Florian> connectNodes(firstNode, secondNode, description,
    Florian> lineStyle) connectNodes("Node A", "Node B", "belongs to",
    Florian> dashed)

    Florian> It should have a open scalable vector format as output
    Florian> (DVI, SVG, PDF, ...)  and should be able to make
    Florian> automatic optimal placement of the items.  Do you know
    Florian> something like that?  Thx, Florian --

graphviz is a sophisticated graph drawing program

There is a python interface


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