NodeXL (v.166) Keyboard Shortcuts

NodeXL (v.166) Keyboard Shortcuts

NodeXL now (v.166) offers users a set of keyboard shortcuts that can speed up your routine network layout tasks. After you click in the graph pane, a number of keyboard shortcuts are now available for functions that had previously been available in the visualization pane’s right-click menu. Now, you can press: Ctrl+A to select all [...]
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Group-in-a-box – A New Layout Option In NodeXL (v.164)

Group-in-a-box – a new layout option in NodeXL (v.164)

Attractive and well designed network visualization layouts are complex to automate.  Many researchers have devoted a great deal of effort to refining algorithms that assign the best set of positions to a set of nodes.  In many cases a layout algorithm will work well for some types of graphs and not others.  NodeXL has a [...]
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HICSS 2011 Paper: EventGraphs: Charting Collections Of Conference Connections

HICSS 2011 Paper: EventGraphs: Charting Collections of Conference Connections

A recent paper “EventGraphs: Charting Collections of Conference Connections” by Marc Smith from Connected Action, Professor Derek Hansen (College of Information Studies) and Professor Ben Shneiderman (Computer Science/Human Computer Interaction Lab) both from the University of Maryland and has been accepted for publication at the 2011 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Conference.  This is the 44th year for the conference. [...]
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Geocode Your Twitter Network With NodeXL

Geocode your Twitter network with NodeXL

As mobile devices become a major method for authoring and consuming social media, location data is increasingly a part of many posts, tweets, check-ins, and messages.  Many Twitter clients, for example, can add the user’s current latitude and longitude to the metadata associated with a tweet.  Other systems like Facebook Places, Google Latitude and Foursquare [...]
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