Managing node labels

Node labels identify various types of nodes, or data points, in the graph. Think about them as tables in a relational database. In fact, by default, they are represented as tables in KgBase.

In this article we'll learn how to add node labels to your graph.

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Adding new node label

Click on the Add button to create a new node label. A pop-up will appear, where you can enter name for this node label. Confirm by clicking "Save".

Updating node label

To update a node label, click on the three dots icon to the right of its name. (It appears after you move your mouse over the label.)

Now select "Edit" and you'll be able to change its properties.

  • Name - name of the node label
  • Description - description, this will show in the list of labels. Use this for additional info about the label.
  • Parent node label - this is used to set up inheritance.
  • Node shape - this will affect how the node is displayed in the graph.

Deleting node label

To delete a node label, click on the three dots icon in the labels list and select "Delete". The node label will be deleted from the schema, along with all the nodes. This operation cannot be reversed.