The Adjacency List format is so-named because it contains all of your data in one Excel sheet — it looks like a single huge list. You write an entity in each row; the columns contain the attributes of the entity.
Mandatory columns These are the bare miniumum columns you need to have so that Rhumbl knows what entities exist in your data
name because mouseover node labels default to using name and non-nodal entities (aka parents of nodes) use only the name attribute. If you don't have this field, you won't be able to see any labels on non-nodal entities.
short namebecause node labels default to using short name.
rel::parent::[name of relationship] Every entity except the root entity must have one and only one parent. If you have an entity without a parent, this will make the layout of your map look strange.
Relationship columns Relationship columns must be named in these patterns:
rel::dir::[name of relationship], e.g. rel::dir::studied at
rel::undir::[name of relationship], e.g. rel::dir::is similar to
rel::parent::[name of relationship], e.g. rel::dir::belongs to
Entries in relationship columns are semi-colon (
;) separated, for example:
x; y; z
Other attribute columns You can put any attribute you want. However, Rhumbl recognizes these columns as "special" columns:
stroke::is reserved for individual node coloring. Read more on node coloring here.
radius::is reserved for individual node sizing. Read more on node sizing here.
is_node::, and filling in