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Re: flowchart designer
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Jaap Karssenberg <
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 1:34 AM, chembiomed@xxxxxxxxx <
> chembiomed@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> the problem with what you suggest, is that the charts wont be able to be
>> changed dynamically by the user
>> embedding a static image, doesnt provide any ability to
>> update/correct/alter the content of the chart, from within the wiki, which
>> is what wikis are for
> Well, it would be really easy to write a plugin that opens the image with
> application that has created it. Very similar to what we do with the
> equation editor. Equations are also images, but when you edit them, the
> related latex file is opened.
P.S. if you use an editor that saves SVG images, e.g. Inkscape (which is
not optimized for flowcharts, but can do them as well), you can simply
insert the images and use the "Open With" menu item to open again with the
editor of choice.
Quick search on freecode.com doesn't show up much tools for this. Maybe
there is a niche for a simple SVG editor that is optimized for flowcharts
and similar diagrams ?