[pstricks] Announce: dot2tex - A Graphviz to PSTricks converter

Kjell Magne Fauske kjellmf at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 11:30:21 CEST 2006

I am pleased to announce the release of dot2tex, a tool for converting
graphs rendered by Graphviz to PSTricks code (or PGF/TikZ code).

The purpose of dot2tex is to give graphs generated by Graphviz a more
LaTeX friendly look and feel. This is accomplished by converting xdot
output from Graphviz to a series of PSTricks or PGF/TikZ commands.
This approach allows:

    * Typesetting labels with LaTeX, allowing mathematical notation.
    * Using native PSTricks commands for drawing arrows (optional).

The tool is written in Python and is available for download at:

Examples of the output from dot2tex can be found at:

Dot2tex is an experimental tool with much room for improvements. I had
fun writing it. Hopefully others will find it useful too. Feedback and
bug reports are appreciated.

Kjell Magne Fauske

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