Add a @startgantt and @endgantt for Gantt diagrams

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asked Oct 12, 2017 in Closed feature request by anonymous

Currently PlantUML has to guess which kind of diagrams (Sequence? Class? Gantt?) when using "->" arrow.

Why not just declare it?    I don't think that it makes things more complex (and its easier for a reader to find the right page in the manual :-))

Something like this for Gantt diagrams:



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answered Oct 13, 2017 by plantuml (226,400 points)
selected Mar 21, 2018 by Anthony-Gaudino
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That definitively makes sense!

So with last beta , you can now have:

[My task1] as [TASK1] lasts 4 days
[My task2] as [TASK2] lasts 6 days
[My task3] as [TASK3] lasts 8 days


Note that @startuml is still supported for Gantt.
It will be removed in some future, so that people can smoothly migrate to the new @startgantt.
Thanks for the suggestion!