How do you set graphviz in Doxygen?

4 Answers

  1. Install doxygen AND graphviz.
  2. Add the bin directory of graphviz to your windows path variable (e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Graphviz2.
  3. In the Settings.
  4. In doxygen, under the tab “Expert” -> Dot check “HAVE_DOT”
  5. In doxygen, under the tab “Expert” -> Dot set “DOT_PATH” to your graphviz bin directory like above.

How do you create a class diagram in Doxygen?

Doxygen creates inheritance diagrams but I dont think it will create an entire class hierachy. It does allow you to use the GraphViz tool. If you use the Doxygen GUI frontend tool you will find the relevant options in Step2: -> Wizard tab -> Diagrams . The DOT relation options are under the Expert Tab.

What is Dot Doxygen?

Doxygen can use the “dot” tool from graphviz to generate more advanced diagrams and graphs. Graphviz is an open-source, cross-platform graph drawing toolkit and can be found at If you have the “dot” tool in the path, you can set HAVE_DOT to YES in the configuration file to let doxygen use it.

Can Doxygen generate UML?

When you are facing an not well-documented code, you can use generated diagrams to help the understanding. set folder path of your project, the red highlight is where is different from the default setting. run.

How do you run Doxygen?

In order to generate doxygen based documentation, you need to follow four steps:

  1. have the doxygen executable installed on your computer (this is already done on our DESY machines)
  2. document your code.
  3. create a configuration file.
  4. run doxygen to create the documentation (HTML or LaTeX based).

How do I compile doxygen documents?

How do I start Doxygen?

Can I configure doxygen from the command line?

How to run doxygen:

  1. Start command prompt (type in “cmd” in the taskbar search window).
  2. Change to the root directory where the PALISADE code resides (you should have lbcrypto-doxy-config file there).
  3. Then type in “c:\doxygen\bin\doxygen.exe lbcrypto-doxy-config” and press Enter.

Can you create a class diagram with Doxygen?

Doxygen will not generate an actual full diagram of all classes in the project. It will generate a separate image for each hierarchy. If you have multiple, unrelated class hierarchies you will get multiple images.

How to generate UML class diagram using GraphViz?

I want to use Graphviz + Doxygen to generate a class diagram based on C++ code. This works already as Doxygen comes with a native DOT support; but is it possible, to produce a UML-like output with the corresponding access modificators (public, private etc.), return and parameter types of the class methods, similar to the diagram below?

Where are the dot relation options in Doxygen?

The DOT relation options are under the Expert Tab. Hmm, this seems to be a bit of an old question, but since I’ve been messing about with Doxygen configuration last few days, while my head’s still full of current info let’s have a stab at it –

What kind of programming language does Doxygen support?

It relies on Doxygen to parse your source code and create an intermediate XML representation of the information it collects, so it supports all the same programming languages that Doxygen supports: C, C++, C#, Objective C, Java, Python, PHP, Tcl, D, IDL, VHDL, and Fortran. You need to read the README from the cloned Project.