Four GridsΒΆ

Draw a graph with matplotlib. You must have matplotlib for this to work.

# Author: Aric Hagberg (

#    Copyright (C) 2004-2018
#    Aric Hagberg <>
#    Dan Schult <>
#    Pieter Swart <>
#    All rights reserved.
#    BSD license.

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import networkx as nx

G = nx.grid_2d_graph(4, 4)  # 4x4 grid

pos = nx.spring_layout(G, iterations=100)

nx.draw(G, pos, font_size=8)

nx.draw(G, pos, node_color='k', node_size=0, with_labels=False)

nx.draw(G, pos, node_color='g', node_size=250, with_labels=False, width=6)

H = G.to_directed()
nx.draw(H, pos, node_color='b', node_size=20, with_labels=False)

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.294 seconds)

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