User guide¶ The user guide provides detailed documentation of the GUI of NEST Desktop. How to use NEST Desktop¶ Setup guide Learn how to install NEST Desktop Basic usage Learn the basic steps how to use NEST Desktop Advanced guide¶ Views Project view Allows users to construct networks and analyse activity Model view Contains different components to explore models. Graphs Network graph Shows nodes and connections in the network editor Activity chart graph Activity can be displayed in a chart graph for spikes and analog signals Activity animation graph Animated activity graph for the spatial network of neurons with geographical positions Features Copy model The user learns how to copy a model. Compartmental neuron The user learns how to create a compartmental neuron. Synapse model The user learns the implementation of a synapse model in a simulation. External software¶ Simulate with Insite Learn how to use NEST Desktop with Insite. NeuroRobotics Platform Learn how to use NEST Desktop with NRP. ViSimpl Learn how to use NEST Desktop with ViSimpl.