Inheritance of node labels

If some of your node labels have common properties, you can set up an inheritance structure. Start by creating a node label for all the common properties - the "parent node label". Then, you set up specific node labels to inherit properties from the parent node.

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Create Parent Node Label

Start by creating a Parent Node Label. The Parent Node contains common properties to the subsequent nodes that will be created after. On the left-hand side of the page under “Tables,” click the blue “Add” button to the right of “Nodes.” A pop-up box will appear - input your desired Node Label and click “Create.”

You can add desired properties to your Node Label by clicking the plus “+” buttons across the top of the table under the “Data” section.

Additional Node Labels

Create additional node labels the same way as the parent node was created. On the left-hand side of the page under “Tables,” click the blue “Add” button to the right of “Nodes.” A pop-up box will appear - input your desired Node Label and click “Create.”

To make the new Node Label inherit the properties from the Parent Node, click on the three circles to the right of the new Node Label and then select “Edit” from the dropdown.

You will see that the new node is nested under the Parent node, which means it is inheriting properties from it.

Repeat the same process as many times as desired to create additional nodes that inherit properties from the Parent node.

While the new nodes will have the same properties as the parent node, you can still add different properties specific to the new nodes by clicking the plus “+” button across the top of the table when each of the new nodes is selected.