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Instant Cytoscape Complex Network Analysis How-to by Gang Su

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Additional visualization capabilities (Intermediate)

One of the major advantages of Cytoscape is the network visualization engine. There have been very active development activities in the community to make it even better. In this recipe we are going to try a few plugins that add more horsepower to network visualization. We can always make a better plot!

Getting ready

Let's get Cytoscape up and running. Also, you should have WIFI or LAN Internet connection.

How to do it...

First let's try the Chart plugin:

  1. Launch Cytoscape, and open galFiltered.cys.
  2. Go to Plugins | Manage Plugins.
  3. Search for ChartPlugin and install the latest compatible version (1.1).
  4. You should notice a colored chart icon appearing in the rightmost side of the toolbar. Click on this ...

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