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graphviz_layout(G, prog='neato', root=None, args='')[source]

Create node positions for G using Graphviz.

Parameters :

G : NetworkX graph

A graph created with NetworkX

prog : string

Name of Graphviz layout program

root : string, optional

Root node for twopi layout

args : string, optional

Extra arguments to Graphviz layout program

Returns : dictionary

Dictionary of x,y, positions keyed by node.


This is a wrapper for pygraphviz_layout.


>>> G=nx.petersen_graph()
>>> pos=nx.graphviz_layout(G)
>>> pos=nx.graphviz_layout(G,prog='dot')