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Is it possible to see further than only adjacents neighbours nodes ?

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Hello,

Is there a way to see further than only the close-by nodes using the neighborhood display ?
I would like to see one step further from my selected node to have a better overview of its surrounding.

Thanks !
asked Aug 24, 2017 in Help by phosphofluo (180 points)

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yEd's Neighborhood view only ever displays the immediate neighborhood - i.e. those nodes that are directly connected to the selected nodes.

However, you can use "Tools" -> "Select Elements" with "Nodes" tab options "Use These Criteria" enabled, "Select" set to "Neighbors of Selected Nodes", and "Max Path Distance" set to "1". Additionally, enable "Clear Selection First" on tab "General". This should then select all direct neighbors of your original selection. The Neighborhood view for the newly selected nodes will then display the desired distance 2 neighborhood of the original selection.
answered Aug 24, 2017 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (125,380 points)
selected Aug 25, 2017 by phosphofluo
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