You should install graphviz on your system. For example, with Debian:
apt-get install graphviz
Use plantuml diagrams in your markdown files:
@startuml Alice -> Bob: Authentication Request Bob --> Alice: Authentication Response @enduml
Everything between the known
@enduml is handed to plantuml. The image is
stored in the local filesystem and the code is replaced by the corresponding html image tag.
The image files are reused and recreated only, if the source changes.
To escape from generating images from plantuml sources, use
@startuml: (just append a
colon). In this case the source code is rendered as is -- without the colon.
You can wrap it in a
<pre/> element easily by appending two colons --
The extension caches the created images in a temporary directory on the server. To avoid
endless growth, it is restricted by default to a maximum size of 50 MiB. You can change
this limit in the
publet.properties configuration file:
The disk size can be specified as a plain number, in which case the unit Byte is assumed. Otherwise,
one of the following units can be used:
If the size limit is reached, files are removed automatically.