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ELK widget for Jupyter

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Jupyter Widgets for interactive graphs powered by the Eclipse Layout Kernel (ELK).

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what can you do... ... with ipyelk
automatically lay out complex, nested data as diagrams
interactive activity/flow-chart diagrams
collapsible blocks
visual simulations


  • python >=3.7

JupyterLab compatibility

jupyterlab ipyelk special concerns
==1.* >1 needs nodejs >10
jupyter labextension install @jupyrdf/jupyter-elk
backports, etc. land on the 0.3.x branch
==2.* >1 untested
==3.* >=1


ipyelk is distributed on conda-forge and PyPI.

ipyelk with conda (recommended)

conda install -c conda-forge ipyelk jupyterlab=3

ipyelk with pip

install nodejs with a package manager

pip install ipyelk jupyterlab=3


See CONTRIBUTING for a development install.

How it works

In your kernel, ipyelk:

In your jupyter_server:

In the browser, @jupyrdf/jupyter-elk:

  • ELK lays out the diagram in a WebWorker
  • sprotty draws the diagram as SVG
  • interaction information (like selection and hovering) are passed back to the browser


pip uninstall ipyelk

Open Source

This work is licensed under the BSD-3-Clause License. It contains pieces derived from other works.

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