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Preview handler for DOT format drawings
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PreviewDot.Installer #10 Updated to include all files from GraphViz package in installer Mar 1, 2019
PreviewDot.UnitTests Adaptation to make it work with DOT.exe Feb 10, 2019
LICENSE Initial commit Feb 10, 2019
PreviewDot.sln Tidy-up and prep-work for #10 Feb 27, 2019 #10 Installed GraphViz for rendering graphs without seperate install Mar 1, 2019
Sample file.gv Adaptation to make it work with DOT.exe Feb 10, 2019


A drawing previewer for DOT format drawings in Windows Explorer and Outlook's preview panes.

Installation & Uninstallation

System requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or later (32bit or 64bit)
  • Microsoft .net Framework 4.6 installed, available here
  • To install
  • To uninstall
    • Remove the program from the windows Programs ans Features control panel
    • Uninstall GraphViz manually


  • Preview a DOT format file with .gv extensions (in any application that has preview panes, e.g. Explorer, Outlook)
  • Print the drawing from the preview
  • Zoom in and move around the drawing
  • Copy drawing to clipboard


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