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Gephi Cookbook by Devangana Khokhar

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Previewing and fine-tuning a graph in the Text outline mode

The Text outline mode in Gephi renders the graph in such a way that the node and edge label text is surrounded by an outline, thereby placing more emphasis on textual aesthetics.

Getting ready

To get started with this recipe, load the Les Misérables network from the Welcome screen.

How to do it…

Here are the steps to render a graph in Gephi in the Text outline mode:

  1. Click on the Preview tab located just below the menu bar in the Gephi application mode.
  2. Select Text outline from the Presets drop-down list in Preview Settings, as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it…
  3. Click on the Refresh button to reload ...

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