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Graph: colored edge labels

asked 2015-01-06 13:10:47 -0500

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I'm trying to plot a graph with labels on the edges as follows:

G = Graph(multiedges=True)
G.add_edges( [(0,1,'a'),(1,2,'b'),(2,3,'c'),(3,4,'b'),(4,0,'a')] )
H = G.plot(edge_labels=True, graph_border=True)

Is it possible to color the edge labels, e.g. making the "a" red, "b" blue etc?

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answered 2015-01-06 15:07:39 -0500

tmonteil gravatar image

updated 2015-01-06 15:10:10 -0500

It is doable as follows:

sage: G.plot(color_by_label={'a':'red', 'b':'blue', 'c':'green'})

If you are lazy, you can let Sage decide the colors for you:

sage: G.plot(color_by_label=True)

Of course you can use the other options if needed:

sage: G.plot(edge_labels=True, graph_border=True, color_by_label={'a':'red', 'b':'blue', 'c':'green'})
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Is it also possible to color parts of the label differently, e.g. instead of making "label a" completely red, would it be possible to make the substring 'label' red and 'a' green? Or is it possible to use LATEX /HTML code for this string formatting?

herb gravatar imageherb ( 2015-01-08 04:24:10 -0500 )edit

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