Style: Nodes color
If all your nodes or edges have the same color, it is difficult to distinguish differences between them without looking at their individual properties. A great way to circumvent that issue is to choose to color the nodes according to a certain property.
For example, our nodes may have a
country property that we would like
to highlight, thus Linkurious enables us to color the nodes
according to a particular property, here
This way, a French and a German start-up will have different colors. It will be easier to distinguish them visually.
In the picture below, we see that the start-up Twitter is connected to many investors. At first glance we have no idea where those investors are coming from.
First of all, let's open the design panel on the right corner of the
screen and hit the
Design tab. We can see all node properties.
We click on the
color button along the property
country to color
nodes by this property.
- The different values associated with the
countryproperty (CAN, GBR, JPN, RUS, USA);
- The number of occurrences of each value there is (there are 20 nodes
with the value
- Which color is associated to which value (
Notice that the nodes that do not have a
country property remain in
To color the nodes according to another property, we first unset colors
by clicking on the same
Then, we can click on the
color button of another property.