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gvc (3)

Name

gvc - Graphviz context library

Synopsis

#include <graphviz/gvc.h>

/* set up a graphviz context */
extern GVC_t *gvNEWcontext(char **info, char *user);
extern char *gvUsername(void);

/*  set up a graphviz context - alternative */
/*     (wraps the above two functions using info built into libgvc) */
extern GVC_t *gvContext(void);

/* parse command line args - minimally argv[0] sets layout engine */
extern int gvParseArgs(GVC_t *gvc, int argc, char **argv);
extern graph_t *gvNextInputGraph(GVC_t *gvc);

/* Compute a layout using a specified engine */
extern int gvLayout(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g, char *engine);

/* Compute a layout using layout engine from command line args */
extern int gvLayoutJobs(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g);

/* Render layout into string attributes of the graph */
extern void attach_attrs(graph_t *g);

/* Parse an html string */
extern char *agstrdup_html(char *s);
extern int aghtmlstr(char *s);

/* Render layout in a specified format to an open FILE */
extern int gvRender(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g, char *format, FILE *out);

/* Render layout in a specified format to an open FILE */
extern int gvRenderFilename(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g, char *format, char *filename);

/* Render layout according to -T and -o options found by gvParseArgs */
extern int gvRenderJobs(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g);

/* Clean up layout data structures - layouts are not nestable (yet) */
extern int gvFreeLayout(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g);

/* Clean up graphviz context */
extern int gvFreeContext(GVC_t *gvc);

/* Inquire about available plugins */
/* See comment in gvc.h            */
extern char** gvPluginList(GVC_t *gvc, char* kind, int* cnt, char*);

Description

LIBGVC(3)                  Library Functions Manual                  LIBGVC(3)



NAME
       libgvc - Graphviz context library

SYNOPSIS
       #include <graphviz/gvc.h>

       /* set up a graphviz context */
       extern GVC_t *gvNEWcontext(char **info, char *user);
       extern char *gvUsername(void);

       /*  set up a graphviz context - alternative */
       /*     (wraps the above two functions using info built into libgvc) */
       extern GVC_t *gvContext(void);

       /* parse command line args - minimally argv[0] sets layout engine */
       extern int gvParseArgs(GVC_t *gvc, int argc, char **argv);
       extern graph_t *gvNextInputGraph(GVC_t *gvc);

       /* Compute a layout using a specified engine */
       extern int gvLayout(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g, char *engine);

       /* Compute a layout using layout engine from command line args */
       extern int gvLayoutJobs(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g);

       /* Render layout into string attributes of the graph */
       extern void attach_attrs(graph_t *g);

       /* Parse an html string */
       extern char *agstrdup_html(char *s);
       extern int aghtmlstr(char *s);

       /* Render layout in a specified format to an open FILE */
       extern int gvRender(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g, char *format, FILE *out);

       /* Render layout in a specified format to an open FILE */
       extern int gvRenderFilename(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g, char *format, char *filename);

       /* Render layout according to -T and -o options found by gvParseArgs */
       extern int gvRenderJobs(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g);

       /* Clean up layout data structures - layouts are not nestable (yet) */
       extern int gvFreeLayout(GVC_t *gvc, graph_t *g);

       /* Clean up graphviz context */
       extern int gvFreeContext(GVC_t *gvc);

       /* Inquire about available plugins */
       /* See comment in gvc.h            */
       extern char** gvPluginList(GVC_t *gvc, char* kind, int* cnt, char*);


DESCRIPTION
       libgvc  provides  a  context for applications wishing to manipulate and
       render graphs.  It provides a command line  parsing,  common  rendering
       code, and a plugin mechanism for renderers.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | image/graphviz   |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       dot(1), neato(1), libcdt(3) libgraph(3)


AUTHOR
       John Ellson (ellson@research.att.com), AT&T



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source  was  downloaded from  http://www.graphviz.org/pub/graphviz/sta-
       ble/SOURCES/graphviz-2.28.0.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.graphviz.org/.



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