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GGRAPHER(1) General Commands Manual GGRAPHER(1)


ggrapher - Mathematical Genealogy Grapher


ggrapher [-h] [--version] [-f FILE] [-a] [-d] [--disable-cache] [--cache-file FILE] [-v] ID [ID ...]


Create a Graphviz "dot" file for a mathematics genealogy, where ID is a record identifier from the Mathematics Genealogy Project. Multiple IDs may be passed.


positional arguments:

mathematician record ID

optional arguments:

show help message and exit
show program's version number and exit
write output to FILE [default: stdout]
retrieve ancestors of IDs and include in graph
retrieve descendants of IDs and include in graph
do not store records in local cache
write cache to FILE [default: geneacache]
list nodes being retrieved


ggrapher was written by David Alber <>.

This manual page was written by Doug Torrance <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

March 2015