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Drawing Syntax Trees with a Computer



Date Submitted: 22-Oct-2010
From: Aleksandr Auzers
Subject: Drawing Syntax Trees with a Computer
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Notice: If it's not too much trouble, could you please recommend a
user-friendly application for drawing syntax trees (that's
available for Macintosh)? I've tried a few (Syntactica, for
example), but invariably they're either a) difficult to learn and
use and/or b) sloppily ported to Mac. I'm wondering if there's a
'gold standard' out there that I'm unfamiliar with. I'm just an
undergraduate; what do the pros use?

Incidentally, I'm aware of the 'phpSyntaxTree' web app
(available at http://ironcreek.net/phpsyntaxtree/ ), which doesn't
strike me as particularly robust or easy to use. Perhaps you'll
disagree.

Thanks for your help!