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Gephi Cookbook by Devangana Khokhar

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Coloring and sizing nodes in the graph

Sometimes, while studying the properties of a network, we need to manually alter some of the attributes of the nodes, such as their color and size. This section explains how to achieve this.

How to do it…

The following steps illustrate how to resize individual nodes in the graph:

  1. Click on the diamond-shaped button in the toolbar placed on the left-hand side of the Graph panel. The mouse pointer, when placed over it, should show a descriptor textbox that reads Sizer.
  2. Click on the node that you want to resize and while holding the mouse button, drag the mouse vertically upwards or downwards. Dragging the mouse upwards will increase the size of the node and dragging it downwards will decrease the size.
  3. If the resized ...

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