size

MultiGraph.size(weight=None)

Return the number of edges.

Parameters:

weight : string or None, optional (default=None)

The edge attribute that holds the numerical value used as a weight. If None, then each edge has weight 1.

Returns:

nedges : int

The number of edges or sum of edge weights in the graph.

See also

number_of_edges

Examples

>>> G = nx.Graph()   # or DiGraph, MultiGraph, MultiDiGraph, etc
>>> G.add_path([0,1,2,3])
>>> G.size()
3
>>> G = nx.Graph()   # or DiGraph, MultiGraph, MultiDiGraph, etc
>>> G.add_edge('a','b',weight=2)
>>> G.add_edge('b','c',weight=4)
>>> G.size()
2
>>> G.size(weight='weight')
6.0