Trace2uml: Drawing sequence diagrans in Doxygen. From Doxygen version 1.5.3 doxygen supports sequence charts inside the documentation. Original doxygen works together with mscgen (a tool similar to Trace2UML). But because Trace2UML is now call compatible with mscgen, you can use Trace2UML instead. The only thing you have to do by hand, is to RENAME "Trace2UML.exe" into "mscgen.exe" (or do a symbolic link, on Linux). This is because Doxygen has the tool name hard coded in its binary (maybe this will change one day ;-) So follow the Doxygen documentation to insert a sequence diagram with the commands "\msc" and "\endmsc" but use Trace2UML syntax to describe the sequence diagram: Than Doxygen will place the following graphic into your documentation: back. Doxygen meets SEQUENCE diagrams. I’ve been tinkering with Doxygen and SEQUENCE (see my previous post on this) to make them play well together for the documentation of the Daversy project.
The goal was to have Doxygen automatically incorporate sequence diagrams into the resulting documentation, complete with a description of the diagram and links to other relevant parts of the docs. I guess there are up sides to recovering from a knee surgery – it’s been years since I had the opportunity to spend a day on something like this.
We’ll start with a simple sequence diagram file that SEQUENCE can read and convert into an image. This is an actual sequence diagram from the Daversy documentation that describes how the Extract command works, and when I run it through SEQUENCE, the following image is generated : Is that cool or what? Of course a sequence diagram without some accompanying text is not worth the effort, so we need a way to write a description along with the definition of the diagram. Itymbi ...: SEQUENCE Archives. October 17, 2004 Version 9 of SEQUENCE The only change is that the source jar file now contains the data for the help files, such as they are.
Here are sequence_src.jar and sequence.jar . Posted by Alex. Permalink Sequence is great! I really like sequence - but one question remains .. 1. A little Addition ;-) it would be nice, if Sequence displays object creation more the standard way... e.g. Correction - SEQUENCE stores and loads its preferences with an option: java -Dzanthan.prefs=pathToPreferenceFile -jar sequence.jar ...sorry hi Alex. Alex: Sequence is a great tool. Hi, Whether SEQUENCE can generate Sequence Diagrams from the existing Java Source Code ?
Hi, there. Hello, Thanks for this helpful tool. Theck this out to make diagrames Hi Alex, Your SEQUENCE was an inspiration for creating my own, but when I was done I found that text isn't the best way to create & edit diagrams. September 28, 2004 New Version of SEQUENCE A new version of sequence. Posted by Alex. Nevermind. June 30, 2004. Graphviz. WebSequenceDiagrams.com - Draw and Edit Sequence Diagrams in seconds. Pic2Plot – trac – Trac. This plugin will convert the PIC Graphical Language to an image.
See for more info on the PIC language. You can use this to create all sorts of freeform drawings and diagrams. For examples see A good description can be found here: Another nice resource is specifically and the PIC manual at You will need GSView to open the .ps files. You can also use this to write UML sequence diagrams if you get the sequence.pic file from the UMLGraph package at This is described here. You can also use this plugin to create custom shapes to be used with Graphviz. Just for fun I wrote a PIC script to generate SuperFormula shapes. Prerequisites ¶ You will need pic2plot which is included in GNU PlotUtils The output image has a large canvas. The plugin has an options panel where you can configure the following settings: path to the pic2plot executable (mandatory) path to ImageMagick folder always crop output image Examples ¶ The images are drawn by the code below it: Stick figure Simple Shapes Freeform diagram.