Commit 494f9a64 authored by Tiago Peixoto's avatar Tiago Peixoto

Fix documentation typo

parent bcf54441
......@@ -391,13 +391,14 @@ Graph I/O
Graphs can be saved and loaded in three formats: `graphml
<http://graphml.graphdrawing.org/>`_, `dot
<http://www.graphviz.org/doc/info/lang.html>`_ and
`gml <http://www.fim.uni-passau.de/en/fim/faculty/chairs/theoretische-informatik/projects.html>_`.
``Graphml`` is the default and preferred format. The ``dot`` and ``gml``
formats are fully supported, but since they contains no precise type
information, all properties are read later as strings (or also as
double, in the case of ``gml``), and must be converted per
hand. Therefore you should always use graphml, except when interfacing
with another software which expects ``dot`` or ``gml`` format.
`gml <http://www.fim.uni-passau.de/en/fim/faculty/chairs/theoretische-informatik/projects.html>`_.
``Graphml`` is the default and preferred format, since it is by far the
most complete. The ``dot`` and ``gml`` formats are fully supported, but
since they contain no precise type information, all properties are read
as strings (or also as double, in the case of ``gml``), and must be
converted per hand. Therefore you should always use graphml, except when
interfacing with other software, or existing data, which uses ``dot`` or
``gml``.
A graph can be saved or loaded to a file with the :attr:`~graph_tool.Graph.save`
and :attr:`~graph_tool.Graph.load` methods, which take either a file name or a
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