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blockdiag translator with ikazuchi

Project description

ikazuchi.plugins.blockdiag is plugin for ikazuchi to work with blockdiag.

ikazuchi is intended to work with other tools since it’s a CUI tool.

See the project documentation for more detail.


  • Work with blockdiag as ikazuchi Translator


by easy_install

Make environment:

$ easy_install ikazuchi.plugins.blockdiag

by buildout

Make environment:

$ hg clone
$ cd ikazuchi.plugins.blockdiag
$ python -d
$ bin/buildout


Show blockdiag’s diagram with web browser. For example, use Firefox:

$ export BROWSER="firefox"  # can set any browser(command)
$ ikazuchi blockdiag -s "{A -> B;}"

Show blockdiag’s diagram from “.diag” file with web browser:

$ ikazuchi blockdiag -d examples/simple.diag

Show blockdiag’s diagram with Tkinter Editor:

$ ikazuchi blockdiag -i -d examples/simple.diag

Show which plugins are available:

$ ikazuchi -h
usage: ikazuchi [-h] {rstfile,blockdiag,normal} ...

positional arguments:
                        available plugins. 'normal' means ikazuchi's standard
                        feature so it can be abbreviated

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit

Show blockdiag plugin help:

$ ikazuchi blockdiag -h
usage: ikazuchi blockdiag [-h] [-a API] [-e ENCODING] [-f LANG] [-q] [-t LANG]
                          [-d DIAG FILE] [-i] [-s SENTENCE] [--version]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -a API, --api API     APIs are ['google', 'microsoft']
  -e ENCODING, --encoding ENCODING
                        input/output encoding
  -f LANG, --from LANG  original language
  -q, --quiet           not to show original sentence to stdout
  -t LANG, --to LANG    target language to translate
  -d DIAG FILE, --diag DIAG FILE
                        target diag file
  -i, --interactive     run with interactive mode
  -s SENTENCE, --sentence SENTENCE
                        target sentence
  --version             show program's version number and exit


  • Python 2.6 or later

  • ikazuchi 0.5.2 or later

  • blockdiag 0.8.1 or later

  • Tkinter

  • setuptools or distriubte


Apache License 2.0


0.1.0 (2011-06-10)

  • first release


  • Save an image file generated by blockdiag

  • Resize each widget on BlockdiagEditor

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