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.TH BLOCKDIAG 1 "May  9, 2011"
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blockdiag \- generate block-diagram image file from spec-text file.
.B blockdiag
.RI [ options ] " file"
This manual page documents briefly the
.B blockdiag
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\fBblockdiag\fP is a program that generate block-diagram image file from spec-text file.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (`-').
A summary of options is included below.
For a complete description, see the \fBSEE ALSO\fP.
.B \-\-version
show program's version number and exit
.B \-h, \-\-help
Show summary of options
.B \-a, \-\-antialias
Pass diagram image to anti-alias filter
.B \-c FILE, \-\-config=FILE
read configurations from FILE
.B \-o FILE
write diagram to FILE
.B \-f FONT, \-\-font=FONT
use FONT to draw diagram
.B \-\-fontmap=FONT
use FONTMAP file to draw diagram
.B \-s, \-\-separate
Separate diagram images for each group
Output diagram as TYPE format
.B \-\-nodoctype
Do not output doctype definition tags (SVG only)
.B \-\-no-transparency
do not make transparent background of diagram (PNG only)
The programs are documented fully by
blockdiag was written by Takeshi Komiya <>
This manual page was written by Kouhei Maeda <>,
for the Debian project (and may be used by others).