Plus signs in group vertex labels

Sep 23, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Edited Sep 23, 2014 at 8:30 AM
The labels of collapsed group vertices contain white or black plus signs in the centre of the label box which overlap the text on the label. As I intend to use the NodeXL graphs for a publication, I would like to remove the strange pluses and make the text readable. How can I do that?
Sep 26, 2014 at 3:16 AM

Thank you for the interest in NodeXL.

When a group is in a "collapsed" state we create a "metanode" that is sized equal to the number of vertices in the group.

A "plus" sign is used to indicate that the metanode is a collapsed representation of potentially many other nodes.

The plus sign is always located at the center of the meta vertex node.

If the group label is overlapping the plus sign the best solution may be to move the label. Labels may be located in multiple positions around the vertex.

Control of the location of a vertex label is in the Autofill Columns feature, or directly in the Label Position column in the Vertices or Groups worksheet.