NodeXL (v.174) Throws A Curve: Edges That Bend (a Bit)

NodeXL (v.174) throws a curve: edges that bend (a bit)

Curved edges have arrived in NodeXL (v. 174). Here is a network visualization with all the edges drawn as straight lines: The same network graph can be drawn with slightly curved edges: The result is a slight improvement in readability. To start, the edges curve just a bit.  Soon, we will allow user control over […]
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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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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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