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Allow implementation other than defaulting to png (Origin: bugzilla #604543) #3608

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doxygen commented Jul 2, 2018

status RESOLVED severity normal in component general for ---
Reported in version unspecified on platform Other
Assigned to: Dimitri van Heesch

On 2009-12-14 14:14:42 +0000, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:

It is technically possible to run dot this way from the command line:

$ dot -Tpng:gd output.png

However doxygen will refuse this kind of syntax. Please allow png:gd.

This will also allow generating svg file:

$ dot -Tsvg ...

Thanks !

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On 2009-12-14 19:13:17 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

I'll remove the extension check for DOT_IMAGE_FORMAT in the next subversion update.

On 2009-12-30 13:38:51 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

This bug was previously marked ASSIGNED, which means it should be fixed in
doxygen version 1.6.2. Please verify if this is indeed the case and reopen the
bug if you think it is not fixed (include any additional information that you
think can be relevant).

@doxygen doxygen closed this Jul 2, 2018

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