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This is the development version of Rgraphviz; for the stable release version, see Rgraphviz.

Provides plotting capabilities for R graph objects

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Interfaces R with the AT and T graphviz library for plotting R graph objects from the graph package.

Author: Kasper Daniel Hansen [cre, aut], Jeff Gentry [aut], Li Long [aut], Robert Gentleman [aut], Seth Falcon [aut], Florian Hahne [aut], Deepayan Sarkar [aut]

Maintainer: Kasper Daniel Hansen <kasperdanielhansen at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("Rgraphviz")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

A New Interface to Plot Graphs Using Rgraphviz PDF R Script
How To Plot A Graph Using Rgraphviz PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews GraphAndNetwork, Software, Visualization
Version 2.49.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 19 years)
License EPL
Depends R (>= 2.6.0), methods, utils, graph, grid
Imports stats4, graphics, grDevices
System Requirements optionally Graphviz (>= 2.16)
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Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, XML
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Depends On Me biocGraph, BioMVCClass, CellNOptR, MineICA, netresponse, paircompviz, pathRender, ROntoTools, SplicingGraphs, maEndToEnd, dlsem, gridGraphviz, GUIProfiler, hasseDiagram
Imports Me apComplex, biocGraph, bnem, chimeraviz, CytoML, dce, DEGraph, EnrichmentBrowser, flowWorkspace, GeneNetworkBuilder, GOstats, hyperdraw, KEGGgraph, mirIntegrator, MIRit, mnem, OncoSimulR, paircompviz, pathview, Pigengene, qpgraph, TRONCO, abn,, BCDAG, BiDAG, bnpa, ceg, CePa, classGraph, cogmapr, ontologyPlot, SEMgraph, stablespec
Suggests Me a4, altcdfenvs, annotate, Category, CNORfeeder, CNORfuzzy, DEGraph, flowCore, geneplotter, GlobalAncova, globaltest, GSEABase, MLP, NCIgraph, RBGL, RBioinf, rBiopaxParser, Rtreemix, safe, SPIA, SRAdb, Streamer, topGO, ViSEAGO, vtpnet, NCIgraphData, SNAData, arulesViz, BayesNetBP, bnlearn, bnstruct, bsub, ChoR, CodeDepends, gbutils, GeneNet, HEMDAG, iTOP, kpcalg, kst, lava, loon, maGUI, micd, multiplex, ParallelPC, pcalg, pchc, pks, psych, relations, rEMM, rPref, rSpectral, SCCI, sisal, textplot, tm, topologyGSA, tpc, unifDAG, zenplots
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