Note

This documents the development version of NetworkX. Documentation for the current release can be found here.

networkx.readwrite.nx_yaml.read_yaml

read_yaml(path)[source]

Read graph in YAML format from path.

YAML is a data serialization format designed for human readability and interaction with scripting languages 1.

Parameters

path (file or string) – File or filename to read. Filenames ending in .gz or .bz2 will be uncompressed.

Returns

G

Return type

NetworkX graph

Examples

>>> G = nx.path_graph(4)
>>> nx.write_yaml(G, "test.yaml")
>>> G = nx.read_yaml("test.yaml")

References

1

http://www.yaml.org