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Can yed be embedded in an application?

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Instead of reinventing the wheel, it would be nice to be able to embed yed in a software application, either heavy or light. This requires an API or a file format to exchange data between yed and the application.
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No, yEd cannot be embedded into a software application. Indeed, the yEd software license agreement explicitly forbids this:

1. License Conditions
The Software may not be used as part of an automated process.

Still, you do not need to "re-invent the wheel" if you need an diagram editing component in your custom application. Instead, you can incorporate the yFiles diagramming library into your application for this purpose.

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