Dia - a diagram drawing program
dia [-h? | [-e ''OUTPUT''? [--nosplash? [ files ...?
Dia is used to create diagrams. Dia has a
number of basic tools, like lines and boxes, but can also
Most diagram objects in Dia have
Diagrams drawn in Dia can be exported to a number of
out- put formats, depending on what plugins are installed.
Plugins for !PostScript, EPS, CGM, HPGL, PNG, SVG, TeX
PStricks macros, WPG, and .fig format are
Dia accepts the following options:
Display a list of all command-line options.
-e OUTPUT, --export=OUTPUT
Export the first file given to the file OUTPUT. The
output format is determined by the extension part of the
Do not display a splash screen when starting
There is an online help facility in the program with more
documentation. Help menu,
select the item Manual__.
The Dia project has a home page at
Copyright 1999 Alexander Larsson
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this soft-
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is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright no-
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This manual was written by Fredrik Hallenberg