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 Dependencies

Development

>= 0

Runtime

~> 3.0, >= 3.0.1
~> 4.2, >= 4.2.3
>= 0
 Project Readme

RSyntaxTree is a graphical syntax tree generator written in the Ruby programming language.

Documentation

Documentation is currently available in the following languages:

Web Interface

See updates and a working web interface available at https://yohasebe.com/rsyntaxtree.

You can run RSyntaxTree's web interface on your local machine using Docker Desktop. See RSyntaxTree Web UI

Examples

See RSyntaxTree Example Gallery page for examples for

  • Generative Grammar
  • Combinatory Categorial Grammar
  • Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
  • Cognitive Grammar
  • Construction Grammar
  • Pragmatics
  • Phonology

NOTE: Some tree structures in the example gallery are experimental in the sense that they are not drawn according to conventions of the field.

Input text

[S
  [NP |R|<>SyntaxTree]
  [VP
    [V generates]
    [NP
      [Adj #\+multilingual\
            \+beautiful]
      [NP syntax\
          trees]
    ]
  ]
]

Output (PNG or SVG)

Installation

# gem install rsyntaxtree

Usage

For the web interface, see Usage section of https://yohasebe.com/rsyntaxtree.

For the command-line interface, type $rsyntaxtree -h after installation. Here's what you get:

RSyntaxTree, (linguistic) syntax tree generator written in Ruby.

Usage:
       1) rsyntaxtree [options] "[VP [VP [V set] [NP bracket notation]] [ADV here]]"
       2) rsyntaxtree [options] "/path/to/text/file"
where [options] are:
  -o, --outdir=<s>         Output directory (default: ./)
  -f, --format=<s>         Output format: png, gif, jpg, pdf, or svg (default: png)
  -l, --leafstyle=<s>      visual style of tree leaves: auto, triangle, bar, or nothing (default: auto)
  -n, --fontstyle=<s>      Font style (available when ttf font is specified): sans, serif, cjk (default: sans)
  -t, --font=<s>           Path to a ttf font used to generate tree (optional)
  -s, --fontsize=<i>       Size: 8-26 (default: 16)
  -m, --margin=<i>         Margin: 0-10 (default: 1)
  -v, --vheight=<f>        Connector Height: 0.5-5.0 (default: 2.0)
  -c, --color=<s>          Color text and bars: on or off (default: on)
  -y, --symmetrize=<s>     Generate radically symmetrical, balanced tree: on or off (default: off)
  -r, --transparent=<s>    Make background transparent: on or off (default: off)
  -p, --polyline=<s>       draw polyline connectors: on or off (default: off)
  -e, --version            Print version and exit
  -h, --help               Show this message

See the documentation for more detailed info about the syntax.

References

Please use the following BibTeX entry when referring to RSyntaxTree.

@misc{rsyntaxtree_2023,
  author = {Yoichiro Hasebe},
  title = {RSyntaxTree: A graphical syntax tree image generator}
  url = {https://yohasebe.com/rsyntaxtree},
  year = {2023}
}

Development

For the latest updates and downloads please visit http://github.com/yohasebe/rsyntaxtree

Author

Yoichiro Hasebe yohasebe@gmail.com

License

RSyntaxTree is distributed under the MIT License.