You can use graphs in gitlab comments!

Since GitLab 10.3. you can use Mermaid Archive in GitLab comments: Gitlab Doc Archive .
With Mermaid you can create diagrams based on text / code.

Sometimes a picture says more than thousand words and can help you express your thoughts more clearly.

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Some Examples from the Mermaid documentation:

Flowcharts

graph TD;
    A-->B;
    A-->C;
    B-->D;
    C-->D;

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Class diagrams

classDiagram
Class01 <|-- AveryLongClass : Cool
Class03 *-- Class04
Class05 o-- Class06
Class07 .. Class08
Class09 --> C2 : Where am i?
Class09 --* C3
Class09 --|> Class07
Class07 : equals()
Class07 : Object[] elementData
Class01 : size()
Class01 : int chimp
Class01 : int gorilla
Class08 <--> C2: Cool label

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Judith Roth 3 months ago
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