comment

type: string, default: ""

Comments are inserted into output. Device-dependent

Example
digraph {
  comment="I am a graph"
  A [comment="I am node A"]
  B [comment="I am node B"]
  A->B [comment="I am an edge"]
}

Outputs SVG with comments:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SVG 1.1//EN"
 "http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/1.1/DTD/svg11.dtd">
<!-- Generated by graphviz version 2.47.1 (20210417.1919)
 -->
<!-- This is a graph -->
<!-- Pages: 1 -->
<svg width="62pt" height="116pt"
 viewBox="0.00 0.00 62.00 116.00" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
<g id="graph0" class="graph" transform="scale(1 1) rotate(0) translate(4 112)">
<polygon fill="white" stroke="transparent" points="-4,4 -4,-112 58,-112 58,4 -4,4"/>
<!-- A -->
<!-- I am node A -->
<g id="node1" class="node">
<title>A</title>
<ellipse fill="none" stroke="black" cx="27" cy="-90" rx="27" ry="18"/>
<text text-anchor="middle" x="27" y="-86.3" font-family="Times,serif" font-size="14.00">A</text>
</g>
<!-- B -->
<!-- I am node B -->
<g id="node2" class="node">
<title>B</title>
<ellipse fill="none" stroke="black" cx="27" cy="-18" rx="27" ry="18"/>
<text text-anchor="middle" x="27" y="-14.3" font-family="Times,serif" font-size="14.00">B</text>
</g>
<!-- A&#45;&gt;B -->
<!-- I am an edge -->
<g id="edge1" class="edge">
<title>A&#45;&gt;B</title>
<path fill="none" stroke="black" d="M27,-71.7C27,-63.98 27,-54.71 27,-46.11"/>
<polygon fill="black" stroke="black" points="30.5,-46.1 27,-36.1 23.5,-46.1 30.5,-46.1"/>
</g>
</g>
</svg>
Valid on:
  • Edges
  • Graphs
  • Nodes
Last modified June 19, 2021 : Add more attribute examples (97c5c5b)