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Schema Object Names

Certain objects within Nebula graph, including space, tag, edge, alias, customer variables and other object names are referred as identifiers. This section describes the rules for identifiers in Nebula Graph:

  • Permitted characters in identifiers: ASCII: [0-9,a-z,A-Z,_] (basic Latin letters, digits 0-9, underscore), other punctuation characters are not supported.
  • All identifiers must begin with a letter of the alphabet.
  • Identifiers are case sensitive.
  • You cannot use a keyword (a reserved word) as an identifier.

Last update: April 8, 2021