Create beautiful tag clouds as images or HTML
PyTagCloud let you create simple tag clouds inspired by http://www.wordle.net/
Currently, the following output formats have been written and are working:
- PNG images
- HTML/CSS code
If you have ideas for other formats please let us know.
You can install PyTagCloud either via the Python Package Index (PyPI) or from source.
To install using pip:
$ pip install -U pytagcloud
To install using easy_install:
$ easy_install -U pytagcloud
Downloading and installing from source
Download the latest version of PyTagCloud from http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pytagcloud/
You can install it by doing the following,:
$ tar xfz pytagcloud-*.tar.gz $ cd pytagcloud-*/ $ python setup.py build # python setup.py install # as root
Install pygame >= 1.9.1:
$ apt-get install python-pygame
$ pip install simplejson
You probably want to see some code by now, so here’s an example:
from pytagcloud import create_tag_image, make_tags from pytagcloud.lang.counter import get_tag_counts YOUR_TEXT = "A tag cloud is a visual representation for text data, typically\ used to depict keyword metadata on websites, or to visualize free form text." tags = make_tags(get_tag_counts(YOUR_TEXT), maxsize=120) create_tag_image(tags, 'cloud_large.png', size=(900, 600), fontname='Lobster')
More examples can be found in test.py.
Development of pytagcloud happens at Github: https://github.com/atizo/PyTagCloud
You are highly encouraged to participate in the development of pytagcloud. If you don’t like Github (for some reason) you’re welcome to send regular patches.
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