Svgbob - Text to SVG Diagram Creator

Svgbob is a tool that converts text diagrams into SVG images. Designed for simplicity and efficiency, Svgbob provides a command-line interface (CLI) to process text input and generate high-quality SVG output.


  • Text to SVG Conversion: Converts plain text diagrams into SVG format.
  • Command-Line Interface: Easily use Svgbob from the terminal to automate diagram creation.
  • Cross-Platform: Available on various operating systems supporting Rust.


Svgbob can be used via its CLI. After installing, you can create SVG images from text diagrams with a simple command.


To install Svgbob, you need to have Rust and Cargo installed on your system. Then, run:

cargo install svgbob

Example Usage

Create an SVG image from a text diagram by running:

svgbob input.txt -o output.svg

This command takes the diagram in input.txt and creates an SVG file output.svg.


You can see Svgbob in action with an interactive Demo.


For detailed information on how Svgbob interprets text diagrams, refer to the Specification.

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