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OSAGE(1)		    General Commands Manual		      OSAGE(1)

NAME
       osage - filter for drawing clustered graphs

SYNOPSIS
       osage  [-(G|N|E)name=value]  [-Tlang] [-llibfile] [-ooutfile] [-O] [-P]
       [-v] [-V] [files]

DESCRIPTION
       osage draws clustered graphs. As	input, it takes	any graph in  the  dot
       format.	It draws the graph recursively.	At each	level, there will be a
       collection of nodes and a collection of cluster subgraphs.  The	inter-
       nals  of	each cluster subgraph are laid out, then the cluster subgraphs
       and nodes at the	current	level are positioned relative to  each	other,
       treating	each cluster subgraph as a node.

       At each level, the nodes	and cluster subgraphs are viewed as rectangles
       to be packed together. At present, edges	are  ignored  during  packing.
       Packing	is  done  using	the standard packing functions.	In particular,
       the graph attributes pack and packmode control the layout.  Each	 graph
       and  cluster can	specify	its own	values for these attributes.  Remember
       also that a cluster inherits  its  attribute  values  from  its	parent
       graph.

       After  all  nodes  and clusters,	edges are routed based on the value of
       the splines attribute.

OUTPUT FORMATS
       Osage uses an extensible	plugin mechanism for its output	renderers,  so
       to  see what output formats your	installation of	osage supports you can
       use ``osage -Txxx'' (where xxx is an unlikely  format)  and  check  the
       warning	message.   Also, The plugin mechanism supports multiple	imple-
       mentations of the output	formats.  To see what variants are  available,
       use,  for  example: ``osage -Tpng:'' and	to force a particular variant,
       use, for	example: ``osage -Tpng:gd''

       Traditionally, osage supports the following: -Tps  (PostScript),	 -Tsvg
       -Tsvgz  (Structured  Vector  Graphics),	-Tfig  (XFIG  graphics), -Tmif
       (FrameMaker graphics), -Thpgl (HP pen plotters),	 and  -Tpcl  (Laserjet
       printers),  -Tpng -Tgif (bitmap graphics), -Tdia	(GTK+ based diagrams),
       -Timap (imagemap	files for httpd	servers	for each node or edge that has
       a non-null "href" attribute.), -Tcmapx (client-side imagemap for	use in
       html and	xhtml).	 Additional less common	or more	special-purpose	output
       formats	 can  be  found	 at  http://www.graphviz.org/cvs/doc/info/out-
       put.html.)

       Alternative plugins providing support for a given output	format can  be
       found from the error message resulting from appending a ':' to the for-
       mat. e.g. -Tpng:	The first plugin listed	is always the default.

GRAPH FILE LANGUAGE
       Here is a synopsis of the graph file language, normally using  the  ex-
       tension .gv, for	graphs:

       [strict]	(graph|digraph)	name { statement-list }
       Is  the top level graph.	If the graph is	strict then multiple edges are
       not allowed between the same pairs of  nodes.   If  it  is  a  directed
       graph,  indicated by digraph, then the edgeop must be "->". If it is an
       undirected graph	then the edgeop	must be	"--".  Statements may be:

       name=val;
       node [name=val];
       edge [name=val];
       Set default graph, node,	or edge	attribute name to val.	Any  subgraph,
       node, or	edge appearing after this inherits the new default attributes.

       n0 [name0=val0,name1=val1,...]; Creates node n0 (if it does not already
       exist) and sets its attributes according	to the optional	list.

       n0 edgeop n1 edgeop ... edgeop nn [name0=val0,name1=val1,...];
       Creates edges between nodes n0, n1, ...,	nn and sets  their  attributes
       according to the	optional list.	Creates	nodes as necessary.

       [subgraph name] { statement-list	}
       Creates	a  subgraph.  Subgraphs	may be used in place of	n0, ..., nn in
       the above statements to create edges.  [subgraph	name] is optional;  if
       missing,	the subgraph is	assigned an internal name.

       Comments	may be /*C-like*/ or //C++-like.

       Attribute names and values are ordinary (C-style) strings.  The follow-
       ing sections describe attributes	that control graph layout.

GRAPH ATTRIBUTES
       size="x,y" sets bounding	box of drawing in inches.

       page="x,y" sets the PostScript pagination unit.

       ratio=f sets the	aspect ratio to	f which	may be a floating  point  num-
       ber, or one of the keywords fill, compress, or auto.

       pagedir=[TBLR][TBLR] sets the major and minor order of pagination.

       rotate=90  sets landscape mode.	(orientation=land is backward compati-
       ble but obsolete.)

       center=n	a non-zero value centers the drawing on	the page.

       layers="id:id:id:id" is a sequence of layer identifiers for overlay di-
       agrams.	 The  PostScript array variable	layercolorseq sets the assign-
       ment of colors to layers. The least index is 1 and each element must be
       a 3-element array to be interpreted as a	color coordinate.

       color=colorvalue	sets foreground	color (bgcolor for background).

       href="url"  the	default	 url for image map files; in PostScript	files,
       the base	URL for	all relative URLs, as recognized by Acrobat  Distiller
       3.0 and up.

       URL="url" ("URL"	is a synonym for "href".)

       stylesheet="file.css" includes a	reference to a stylesheet in -Tsvg and
       -Tsvgz outputs.	Ignored	by other formats.

       splines.	If set to true,	edges are drawn	as splines.  If	set  to	 poly-
       line,  edges  are drawn as polylines.  If set to	ortho, edges are drawn
       as orthogonal polylines.	 In all	of these  cases,  the  nodes  may  not
       overlap.	  If  splines=false  or	 splines=line, edges are drawn as line
       segments.  The default is false.

NODE ATTRIBUTES
       height=d	or width=d  sets  minimum  height  or  width.	Adding	fixed-
       size=true forces	these to be the	actual size (text labels are ignored).

       shape=record polygon epsf builtin_polygon
       builtin_polygon	is  one	of: plaintext ellipse oval circle egg triangle
       box diamond trapezium parallelogram  house  hexagon  octagon  note  tab
       box3d  component.   (Polygons  are defined or modified by the following
       node attributes:	regular, peripheries, sides,  orientation,  distortion
       and  skew.)   epsf uses the node's shapefile attribute as the path name
       of an external EPSF file	to be automatically loaded for the node	shape.

       label=text where	text may include escaped newlines \n, \l,  or  \r  for
       center, left, and right justified lines.	 The string '\N' value will be
       replaced	by the node name.  The string '\G' value will be  replaced  by
       the  graph  name.  Record labels	may contain recursive box lists	delim-
       ited by { | }.  Port identifiers	in labels are set off by angle	brack-
       ets < >.	 In the	graph file, use	colon (such as,	node0:port28).

       fontsize=n sets the label type size to n	points.

       fontname=name sets the label font family	name.

       color=colorvalue	 sets the outline color, and the default fill color if
       style=filled and	fillcolor is not specified.

       fillcolor=colorvalue sets the fill color	 when  style=filled.   If  not
       specified,  the	fillcolor when style=filled defaults to	be the same as
       the outline color.

       fontcolor=colorvalue sets the label text	color.

       A colorvalue may	be  "h,s,v"  (hue,  saturation,	 brightness)  floating
       point numbers between 0 and 1, or an X11	color name such	as white black
       red green blue yellow magenta cyan or burlywood,	or a  "#rrggbb"	 (red,
       green, blue, 2 hex characters each) value.

       style=filled solid dashed dotted	bold invis or any Postscript code.

       layer=id	 or  id:id  or "all" sets the node's active layers.  The empty
       string means no layers (invisible).

       The following attributes	apply only to polygon shape nodes:

       regular=n if n is non-zero then the polygon is made regular, i.e.  sym-
       metric  about  the x and	y axis,	otherwise the polygon takes on the as-
       pect ratio of the label.	 builtin_polygons that are not already regular
       are  made regular by this attribute.  builtin_polygons that are already
       regular are not affected	(i.e.  they cannot be made asymmetric).

       peripheries=n sets the number of	periphery lines	drawn around the poly-
       gon.    This   value  supersedes	 the  number  of  periphery  lines  of
       builtin_polygons.

       sides=n sets the	number of sides	to the polygon.	n<3 results in an  el-
       lipse.  This attribute is ignored by builtin_polygons.

       orientation=f  sets  the	 orientation  of the first apex	of the polygon
       counterclockwise	from the vertical, in degrees.	f may  be  a  floating
       point number.  The orientation of labels	is not affected	by this	attri-
       bute.   This  attribute	is  added  to  the  initial   orientation   of
       builtin_polygons.

       distortion=f  sets the amount of	broadening of the top and narrowing of
       the bottom of the polygon  (relative  to	 its  orientation).   Floating
       point  values  between  -1 and +1 are suggested.	 This attribute	is ig-
       nored by	builtin_polygons.

       skew=f sets the amount of right-displacement of the top	and  left-dis-
       placement  of  the bottom of the	polygon	(relative to its orientation).
       Floating	point values between -1	and +1 are suggested.  This  attribute
       is ignored by builtin_polygons.

       href="url"  sets	 the  url for the node in imagemap, PostScript and SVG
       files.  The substrings '\N' and '\G' are	substituted in the same	manner
       as  for	the  node label	attribute.  Additionally the substring '\L' is
       substituted with	the node label string.

       URL="url" ("URL"	is a synonym for "href".)

       target="target" is a target string for client-side imagemaps  and  SVG,
       effective  when	nodes have a URL.  The target string is	used to	deter-
       mine which window of the	browser	is used	for the	URL.   Setting	it  to
       "_graphviz"  will open a	new window if it doesn't already exist,	or re-
       use it if it does.  If the target string	is empty, the default, then no
       target  attribute  is  included in the output.  The substrings '\N' and
       '\G' are	substituted in the same	manner as for the  node	 label	attri-
       bute.  Additionally the substring '\L' is substituted with the node la-
       bel string.

       tooltip="tooltip" is a tooltip string  for  client-side	imagemaps  and
       SVG,  effective	when nodes have	a URL.	The tooltip string defaults to
       be the same as the label	string,	but this attribute permits nodes with-
       out  labels  to still have tooltips thus	permitting denser graphs.  The
       substrings '\N' and '\G'	are substituted	in the same manner as for  the
       node  label  attribute.	Additionally the substring '\L'	is substituted
       with the	node label string.

EDGE ATTRIBUTES
       label=text where	text may include escaped newlines \n, \l,  or  \r  for
       centered,  left,	 or  right  justified lines.  If the substring '\T' is
       found in	a label	it will	be replaced by the  tail_node  name.   If  the
       substring '\H' is found in a label it will be replaced by the head_node
       name.  If the substring '\E' value is found in a	label it will  be  re-
       placed  by:  tail_node_name->head_node_name  If	the  substring '\G' is
       found in	a label	it will	 be  replaced  by  the	graph  name.   or  by:
       tail_node_name--head_node_name for undirected graphs.

       fontsize=n sets the label type size to n	points.

       fontname=name sets the label font family	name.

       fontcolor=colorvalue sets the label text	color.

       style=solid dashed dotted bold invis

       color=colorvalue	sets the line color for	edges.

       color=colorvaluelist  a ':' separated list of colorvalue	creates	paral-
       lel edges, one edge for each color.

       dir=forward back	both none controls arrow direction.

       tailclip,headclip=false disables	endpoint shape clipping.

       href="url" sets the url for the node in imagemap,  PostScript  and  SVG
       files.  The substrings '\T', '\H', '\E' and '\G'	are substituted	in the
       same manner as for the edge label  attribute.   Additionally  the  sub-
       string '\L' is substituted with the edge	label string.

       URL="url" ("URL"	is a synonym for "href".)

       target="target"	is  a target string for	client-side imagemaps and SVG,
       effective when edges have a URL.	 If the	target string  is  empty,  the
       default,	 then no target	attribute is included in the output.  The sub-
       strings '\T', '\H', '\E'	and '\G' are substituted in the	same manner as
       for  the	edge label attribute.  Additionally the	substring '\L' is sub-
       stituted	with the edge label string.

       tooltip="tooltip" is a tooltip string for client-side imagemaps	effec-
       tive when edges have a URL.  The	tooltip	string defaults	to be the same
       as the edge label string.  The substrings '\T', '\H', '\E' and '\G' are
       substituted  in the same	manner as for the edge label attribute.	 Addi-
       tionally	the substring '\L' is substituted with the edge	label string.

       arrowhead,arrowtail=none, normal, inv, dot, odot, invdot, invodot, tee,
       empty, invempty,	open, halfopen,	diamond, odiamond, box,	obox, crow.

       arrowsize				 (norm_length=10,norm_width=5,
       inv_length=6,inv_width=7,dot_radius=2)

       headlabel,taillabel=string for port labels.   labelfontcolor,labelfont-
       name,labelfontsize  for	head  and  tail	 labels.  The substrings '\T',
       '\H', '\E' and '\G' are substituted in the same manner as for the  edge
       label  attribute.   Additionally	the substring '\L' is substituted with
       the edge	label string.

       headhref="url" sets the url for the head	port in	 imagemap,  PostScript
       and  SVG	 files.	  The substrings '\T', '\H', '\E' and '\G' are substi-
       tuted in	the same manner	as for the edge	label attribute.  Additionally
       the substring '\L' is substituted with the edge label string.

       headURL="url" ("headURL"	is a synonym for "headhref".)

       headtarget="headtarget"	is  a  target string for client-side imagemaps
       and SVG,	effective when edge heads have a URL.  The  headtarget	string
       is  used	 to determine which window of the browser is used for the URL.
       If the headtarget string	is empty, the  default,	 then  headtarget  de-
       faults  to the same value as target for the edge.  The substrings '\T',
       '\H', '\E' and '\G' are substituted in the same manner as for the  edge
       label  attribute.   Additionally	the substring '\L' is substituted with
       the edge	label string.

       headtooltip="tooltip" is	a tooltip string for client-side imagemaps ef-
       fective	when head ports	have a URL.  The tooltip string	defaults to be
       the same	as the headlabel string.  The substrings '\T', '\H', and  '\E'
       are  substituted	 in  the  same manner as for the edge label attribute.
       Additionally the	substring '\L' is  substituted	with  the  edge	 label
       string.

       tailhref="url"  sets  the url for the tail port in imagemap, PostScript
       and SVG files.  The substrings '\T', '\H', '\E' and  '\G'  are  substi-
       tuted in	the same manner	as for the edge	label attribute.  Additionally
       the substring '\L' is substituted with the edge label string.

       tailURL="url" ("tailURL"	is a synonym for "tailhref".)

       tailtarget="tailtarget" is a target string  for	client-side  imagemaps
       and  SVG,  effective when edge tails have a URL.	 The tailtarget	string
       is used to determine which window of the	browser	is used	for  the  URL.
       If  the	tailtarget  string  is empty, the default, then	tailtarget de-
       faults to the same value	as target for the edge.	 The substrings	 '\T',
       '\H',  '\E' and '\G' are	substituted in the same	manner as for the edge
       label attribute.	 Additionally the substring '\L' is  substituted  with
       the edge	label string.

       tailtooltip="tooltip" is	a tooltip string for client-side imagemaps ef-
       fective when tail ports have a URL.  The	tooltip	string defaults	to  be
       the  same as the	taillabel string.  The substrings '\T',	'\H', '\E' and
       '\G' are	substituted in the same	manner as for the  edge	 label	attri-
       bute.  Additionally the substring '\L' is substituted with the edge la-
       bel string.

       labeldistance and port_label_distance set distance; also	labelangle (in
       degrees CCW)

       decorate	draws line from	edge to	label.

       samehead,sametail aim edges having the same value to the	same port, us-
       ing the average landing point.

       layer=id	or id:id or "all" sets the edge's active  layers.   The	 empty
       string means no layers (invisible).

       (neato-specific attributes)
       w=f  sets the weight (spring constant) of an edge to the	given floating
       point value.  The default is 1.0; greater values	 make  the  edge  tend
       more toward its optimal length.

       len=f sets the optimal length of	an edge.  The default is 1.0.

COMMAND	LINE OPTIONS
       -G sets a default graph attribute.
       -N sets a default node attribute.
       -E  sets	 a  default edge attribute.  Example: -Gsize="7,8" -Nshape=box
       -Efontsize=8

       -lfile loads custom PostScript library  files.	Usually	 these	define
       custom  shapes  or  styles.  If -l is given by itself, the standard li-
       brary is	omitted.

       -Tlang sets the output language as described above.

       -O automatically	generate output	filenames based	on the input  filename
       and the -T format.

       -v (verbose) prints various information useful for debugging.

       -V (version) prints version information and exits.

       -? prints the usage and exits.

EXAMPLES
       digraph test123 {
	       pack=8
	       subgraph	cluster0 {
		 packmode=array
		 x y x0	y0 x1
		 subgraph cluster1 {
		   m n
		 }
	       }
	       b [shape=box];
	       c [label="hello\nworld",color=blue,fontsize=24,
		    fontname="Palatino-Italic",fontcolor=red,style=filled];
	       a -> z
	       x -> z
	       a -> b -> c;
	       a -> {x y};
	       edge [style=dashed,color=red];
	       b -> x;
       }

AUTHORS
       Emden R.	Gansner	<erg@research.att.com>

SEE ALSO
       This  man  page contains	only a small amount of the information related
       to the Graphviz layout programs.	The most complete information  can  be
       found  at  http://www.graphviz.org/Documentation.php, especially	in the
       on-line reference pages.	Most of	these documents	are also available  in
       the doc and doc/info subtrees in	the source and binary distributions.

       dot(1)

				  27 May 2009			      OSAGE(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OUTPUT FORMATS | GRAPH FILE LANGUAGE | GRAPH ATTRIBUTES | NODE ATTRIBUTES | EDGE ATTRIBUTES | COMMAND LINE OPTIONS | EXAMPLES | AUTHORS | SEE ALSO

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