12.3. Rendering a composition on the command line

Using the vuo-render command, you can render a picture of your composition:

    vuo-render --output-format=pdf --output RenderTextLayer.pdf RenderTextLayer.vuo
    

vuo-render can output either PNG (raster) or PDF (vector) files. The command vuo-render --help provides a complete list of parameters.

Since composition files are in DOT format, you can also render them without Vuo styling using Graphviz:

    dot -Grankdir=LR -Nshape=Mrecord -Nstyle=filled -Tpng -oRenderTextLayer.png RenderTextLayer.vuo