SBML Level 3 Rendering (“render”)

This page summarizes the current development status of the SBML Level 3 Rendering Package (known by the label “render”). If you use this Package in your work, please cite the publication associated with the package in addition to the core Level 3 specification, to give credit to the package developers.

This table is generated automatically from the row for “render” in the SBML Level 3 Package Status spreadsheet.
Package purpose:Support for defining the graphical symbols and glyphs used in a diagram of the model; adjunct to the layout package
Package status:Final specification approved and two independent implementations are available
Latest version:Version 1 Release 1 (21 Nov 2017)
Specification URL:http://identifiers.org/combine.specifications/sbml.level-3.version-1.render.version-1.release-1
Please cite this publication if you use this package →Bergmann, F. T., Keating, S. M., Gauges, R., Sahle, S., & Wengler, K. (2018). SBML Level 3 Package: Render, Version 1, Release 1. Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 15(1), 20170078
Publication DOI:10.1515/jib-2017-0078
RELAX NG schema:A prototype or test schema is available
LibSBML status:A full (with respect to the specification) implementation is available
JSBML status:A full (with respect to the specification) implementation is available
Working group mailing list:sbml-render

About the schemas: for finalized Level 3 Packages, libSBML and JSBML provide built-in validation, and the use of a schema is unnecessary. For not-yet-finalized Packages and applications not using libSBML or JSBML, the basic RELAX NG schemas enable syntactic validation using an RNG schema processor. A separate page provides more information about the use of schemas.

Notes about this specification

The “render” specfication is considered stable and in use.

Notes about third-party application support

2014: The following are software packages are known to support the “render” package:

  • COPASI (both the L3 package and the L2 annotation forms)
  • SBW (both the L3 package and the L2 annotation forms)
  • SBMLLayout (both the L3 package and the L2 annotation forms)
  • sysbioapps (both the L3 package and the L2 annotation forms)