Orientation of poset plot in Sage 6.3 vs 6.4

asked 2014-12-10 03:07:32 -0500

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updated 2015-01-17 15:27:50 -0500

FrédéricC gravatar image

In older versions of Sage (6.3 and below), plotting a poset (or an acyclic graph with layout = "acyclic") gives a directed graph with arrows pointing up.

However, it seems like in Sage 6.4, the arrows now point down (and the bottom element appears at the top).

Is this a bug? Or are there any options I can tweak to reverse the orientation? I would expect the "correct" behaviour to be the one with the arrows pointing up; the Sage reference on layout_acyclic seems to agree.

(I noticed the discrepancy while running Sage 6.3 on the Sage Cell Server and Sage 6.4 on Sagemath Cloud)

Here's some code you can try:

Poset({0:[2],1:[2],2:[]}).show()
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