# as_edgelist

From igraph v1.2.4.2
by Gabor Csardi

##### Convert a graph to an edge list

Sometimes it is useful to work with a standard representation of a graph, like an edge list.

- Keywords
- graphs

##### Usage

`as_edgelist(graph, names = TRUE)`

##### Arguments

- graph
The graph to convert.

- names
Whether to return a character matrix containing vertex names (ie. the

`name`

vertex attribute) if they exist or numeric vertex ids.

##### Details

`as_edgelist`

returns the list of edges in a graph.

##### Value

A `gsize(graph)`

by 2 numeric matrix.

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
g <- sample_gnp(10, 2/10)
as_edgelist(g)
V(g)$name <- LETTERS[seq_len(gorder(g))]
as_edgelist(g)
# }
```

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