I’m trying to visually represent a large-ish binary tree.
Dot is doing a reasonable job except that it won’t keep the pieces of the tree separated - it shoves deeper bits of the tree over underneath shallower parts of the tree.
Neato with mode=hier comes a bit closer, but the output is extremely messy, with everything on a rank overlapping each other, and the children behaving as though I’ve set ranksep to -50% (which I haven’t done, and I don’t think is even possible).
Before I waste a ton of time trying to tweak dot or neato, am I on the right path?
If it were easier to use and programatically feed, and I didn’t mind manually editing or tweaking every file, I might consider using yEd/yFiles for this as its Hierarchical layout mode is almost exactly what I want, but Graphviz is a much better fit for this project architecturally so I really want to make it work instead.
BTW, the graph itself is being output from Python’s NetworkX library using pydot, although it’s simple enough at this stage that I don’t think that matters.
Any help appreciated!