Thursday, July 24, 2008

Converting Graphviz dot file to image file using dot utility

OpenBiomind generates a Graphviz dot file as an output of GraphFeatures task. In the GUI, we thought to provide a image of the graph too. This was simply achieved using the dot utility provided by Graphviz.

Following snippet shows a sample usage (working example can be seen in this snippet was modified from revision 46 of GraphFeaturesWizard):

Following is the snapshot of a workbench after opening the graph (image):

Graph Features

I implemented the Graph Features task for OpenBiomind-GUI. Following is the snapshot of the wizard:

Preference Dialog

Here is the preference dialog of the application: