SVG using ditaa

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ditaa (; binary version 0.11: is a command-line utility written in Java, that handles diagrams. The syntax of source files is similar to ascii art (, the default file extention is .txt .

ditaa supports SVG since version 0.11.

java -jar ditaa.jar <sourcefile> --svg -E -S -o

Limitations (version 0.11)

  • There is no escape mechanism for key-characters which may occur in a text or formula: minus (-), plus (+), equal (=), ...
  • No support for Markdown or similar formating rules