A preview of KeyLines 4.0: less clutter, more insight

24th October, 2017 Estimated reading time 2–4 minutes

We’re excited to share a preview of KeyLines 4.0: the major new version of the graph visualization toolkit.

The most exciting addition is a game-changing overhaul of the ‘Combos’ node-grouping functionality. The new combos will end chart clutter to give you a faster and more intuitive route to data insight. We think it will change the way you visualize, explore and understand your connected data.

Introducing new combos

As organizations rely more and more on graph insight, the volume of data being collected and analyzed has exploded. The result: overloaded charts and overwhelmed analysts.

We’ve completely redesigned KeyLines’ combos functionality to help you reduce clutter and give analysts a clear view of what’s happening. In KeyLines 4.0, you’ll be able to see inside combos, nest combos and reveal links between combos and nodes. Users can navigate clearer charts, exposing detail on demand at their own pace.

Open combos – get detail on demand

Open up combos to see what’s inside, without cluttering up the chart

Nested combos – clarify the most complex scenarios

Nest combos and transfer nodes between them for a more realistic and readable visualization

Nest combos and transfer nodes between them for a more realistic and readable visualization

Links between combos – reveal links between groups and nodes

Interact with links between nodes across the chart

Interact with links between nodes across the chart

In combination, this capability is a powerful new tool in your graph analysis armoury, transforming cluttered charts into clear insight.

What else is coming?

Combos is the headline feature of KeyLines 4.0 but there’s plenty that’s new since v3.5, including:

  • New integrations with JavaScript frameworks and graph databases
  • New and enhanced graph layouts
  • New demos to kick-start your visualization projects
  • Added drawing flexibility

We’ll reveal more soon.

Want to try the new combos?

We’re eager to let you try this new functionality for yourselves. Visitors to GraphConnect NYC can get an early preview of KeyLines 4.0 this week. Stop by our stand in the exhibition hall, or catch us on the Lightning Talks track at 2.25pm.

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