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Maps do not reflect the new node name

Created by Gary O'Donovan, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article provides brief information and a resolution to the issue when maps are not automatically updated when newly named. All nodes have been changed in the network but maps still reflect their previous names. 


  • All NPM versions
  • All Network Atlas versions



By default, Names on Nodes are not updated on Network Atlas Maps when you change the Device Name.

When you drag an object onto the Network Atlas map, you place two objects on the Map, the Node and the Label (which contains the Caption name).

The Node will be updated but the Label will remain unchanged if any changes are made to the Node after the objects are placed on the Map.


Manually update the Label (Node caption).

1. Open the Network Atlas map.

2. Double-click the Label.

3. Update the Node names manually.

Note: Use a variable  ${caption} in the Label, so in the future if the Node Name changes it will be automatically updated.

See thwack article below:






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22:40, 22 Jun 2016