Re: HELP: Drawing Arcs
|From:||Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 8, 2004, 22:59|
David Peterson wrote:
> Huh. I typed "arc pair grammar" into Google, and the first hit
> was a conlang message about how there should be an encyclopedia
> entry for arc pair grammar. Guess that effort failed...?
I think I've mentioned it on the list before. GraphViz is an
excellent graph and network drawing tool that's probably exactly what
you're looking for. It uses a simple (very simple) declarative language
for specifying the graphs and generates output in a whole host of
formats. It comes with a variety of layout algorithms so you can get it
looking exactly the way you want.
There's also a few GUI tools you can use that come bundled with it, but
they feel like quick hacks. If you've a Mac, this version looks quite
> Ahh! Perfect! I found a .gif of an explanation of RG, Chômeurs et
> tous! Here's the link:
> As you can see, these arrows are extremely malleable, yet they come out
> looking nice and smooth. Does anyone know of a font that has arrows
> like these, or how one can draw them aside from freehand? I'd be
> extremely appreciative.