Edit data: Edit properties and categories
Nodes are made of one (or multiple) categories, and a set of properties. Edges are made of one type, and a set of properties.
Properties are simple key-value pairs (e.g.
name: "James", age: 31).
Node categories are used to tag a node (e.g.
Company). Some graph databases (e.g. Neo4j) support multiple node categories.
Edge types are used to define the nature of an edge (e.g.
It is a limitation of most graph databases that the type of an edge cannot be edited once the edge has been created.
If we select a node or an edge, we can edit it by right-clicking on it or clicking on
More option in the
Next, we click on
Edit, which will open the node or edge edit modal.
To add a new property, we need to fill in the name of the property and provide a value
new_property_value, for example--and click on the
To edit the new property or an existing one, we only need to change its value, and when everything
is edited, click on the
To remove a property, we only need to click on the
Delete button and when everything
is edited click on the
The edge edit modal works exactly the same way
Only available on nodes
To add a category to a node we need to type the desired category. After typing the first character, categories already present in the database that match it will be shown. The first option on the list is to select a new one.
To select one category (even
new), we need to click on the list. If the input changes
its color to green, your choice has been accepted. Next, we click on the
Add button and, if we
want to save the changes, on the
To remove a category, we need to click on the right side of the cross.
These changes will only be saved after clicking on the