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Graph format
Displays the relation between pages
Further Information
Provided by: Extension "Semantic Result Formats"
Added: 1.4.2
Removed: still supported
Requirements: GraphViz
Format name: graph
Enabled? Indicates whether the result format is enabled by default upon installation of the respective extension. No
Authors: Frank Dengler , Jeroen De Dauw
Categories: graph
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The result format graph, part of the Extension "Semantic Result Formats" extension, can display result values as a graph showing the relation between pages. The extension "GraphViz" ( (≤ MediaWiki 1.35.x) or extension "Diagrams" ( (≥ MediaWiki 1.36.x) or extension "External Data" ( (≥ MediaWiki 1.36.x) should also be installed for this result format.


Format specific
Parameter Aliases Type Default Description
graphname - text QueryResult Sets the title of the graph
graphsize - text empty Sets the size of the graph in pixels
graphfontsize - whole number 10 ⧼srf-paramdesc-graphfontsize⧽
graphlegend - yes/no no Sets whether a graph legend should be shown
graphlabel - yes/no no Sets the font size in pixels
graphlink - yes/no no Sets whether nodes should link to their wiki pages
graphcolor - yes/no no Sets the color of the graph
arrowdirection rankdir text LR Sets the direction of the arrows
arrowhead - text normal ⧼srf-paramdesc-arrowhead⧽
nodeshape - text no Sets the shape of each node on the graph
relation - text child Sets whether the subjects or nameproperties are parents or childs
wordwraplimit - whole number 25 Sets the word wrap limit (in number of characters)
nodelabel - text empty Use a graph node label. Allowed values: displaytitle.


  • graphsize - See also kpointf
  • nodeshape - See also shapes
  • arrowdirection - L=left, R=right, T=top, B=bottom


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This result format is not enabled by default on a wiki. To enable it the line

$srfgFormats[] = 'graph';

must be added to the "LocalSettings.php" file below the inclusion of the Extension "Semantic Result Formats" extension.

This documentation page applies to all SMW versions from 1.4.2 to the most current version.