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doit cmd plugin: create task's dependency-graph image

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Generates a graph (using graphviz's dot) of doit tasks.

Sample for doit tutorial tasks:

Sample output


pip install doit-graph


$ doit graph
$ dot -Tpng -o tasks.png
  • By default sub-tasks are hidden. Use option --show-subtasks to display them.

  • By default all tasks are included in graph. It is possible to specify which tasks should be included in the graph (note dependencies will be automatically included).

  • To draw tasks in execution order (i.e. reverse of dependency direction), use option --reverse

$ doit graph --reverse
  • To draw tasks from left-to-right instead of the default top-to-bottom, use option --horizontal or -h
$ doit graph --horizontal



  • group-tasks have double bondary border in the node
  • task-dep arrow have a solid head
  • setup-task arrow have an empty head


calc_dep and delayed-tasks are not supported.

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