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Gephi Cookbook by Devangana Khokhar

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Creating a PNG file directly from the graph window in user-specified sizes

Quite often, while studying a graphical network, one would like to take snapshots of the graph for future reference. Gephi allows its users to do so in a single mouse click.

Getting ready

Load a preexisting graph or create a new graph in Gephi.

How to do it…

The following steps describe the procedure to take a PNG snapshot of a graph:

  1. Locate the button with the camera icon on it placed near the lower-left corner of the Graph panel, next to the Change Background button. The mouse pointer when placed on this button should display a descriptor textbox that reads Take screenshot.
  2. Clicking directly on this button will open up the Save as dialog box, as shown in the following screenshot, ...

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