Lines and arrows

  • -- simple line join
  • -> arrow pointing to another object in the same level (e.g. right)
  • --> arrow to an object in the next “level” in the diagram, or -down->
  • -right->, -left->, -up-> and -down-> for specific direction arrows

Mindmaps in Markdown

* root node
	* some first level node
		* second level node
		* another second level node
	* another first level node


The default behaviour for a diagram is top to bottom. Change this to left to right using:

left to right direction


Plantuml uses Openiconic for icons, e.g. &star, &graph, &people, etc.

See for the full list of icons.