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Gephi Cookbook by Devangana Khokhar

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Selecting and highlighting nodes in the graph

In this recipe, you will learn how to selectively pick up specific nodes in the graph and how to highlight them for closer study.

How to do it…

There are two different ways in which nodes can be selected in Gephi: direct selection and rectangle selection. Here's how we go about selecting the nodes in Gephi:

  1. To directly select a node and view its neighbors/adjacent nodes, click on the little arrow button towards the upper-left corner of the Graph panel, as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it…
  2. Navigate to the node that you want to highlight and place the arrow on the node. You will notice that the node on which ...

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