Hi Knime users,
I’m new to Knime and still finding my way through this tool. Is there a fast way to see the output of a node without having to right-click and clicking at the end of the menu? I can’t find it if there is.
I would like to propose it as a feature if there isn’t, like “Space” or the middle mouse button (wheel). It could toggle between outputs if there are many, or open just a menu of outputs?
There must be a reason behind not having one already but I can’t imagine it so far. I wouldn’t be a major feature, but it would help while creating or debugging a workflow.
Welcome to the forum! There are two things that I think you might find useful.
First) if you have a node selected and press Shift+F6 you’ll open the contents of the first output port. The key binding can be changed to whatever suits you under File > Preferences > Keys.
Second) The Node Monitor can be set to show a preview of the output of a whichever node you have selected. This will just change dynamically as you click around your workflow.
You can add the Node Monitor to your interface (it’s just a static window that sticks around all the time like the Node Repository) by selecting it under View > Other > Node Monitor at the top of the KNIME interface.
Hope this helps!
I didn’t know about the keys preferences!
Quick response and very useful. Great community! Thanks!!
Hah, well welcome to it.
I’ve changed my shortcut to space like you suggested. I wish I had thought to do that sooner!
It’s a great group here, enjoy your adventures with KNIME!
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