This topic introduces the Explorer page to help you learn more about Explorer's functions.
The Explorer page consists of two modules navigation bar and canvas.
After logging into Explorer, select a graph space and click on it to unlock query and exploration functions in the left-side navigation bar.
Click the icons in the left-side navigation bar to import, analyze, and explore graph data. The descriptions of the icons are as follows:
|Enter VIDs or tags to query data. For more information, see Ways to query data.|
|Search for target vertexes displayed on the canvas. For more information, see Filter vertices.|
|Perform explorations on the vertices on the canvas by setting edge directions, steps, and filtering conditions.|
|Select at least two vertices on the canvas to search for their common neighbors.|
|Find all paths, the shortest path, and the non-loop paths from the source to the destination vertex.|
|Choose whether to display the properties of vertices or edges on the canvas.|
|Hide the selected vertices and edges on the canvas.|
|Hide the unselected vertices and edges on the canvas.|
|Undo the action in the previous step.|
|Restores the action that was previously undone.|
|View historical snapshots. For more information, see Canvas snapshots.|
|View all graph spaces. Click a graph space to create a canvas corresponding to it.|
|View Explorer documents and Nebula Graph forum.|
|View your account and shortcuts, edit languages, limit returned results, and clear connection.|
|Query data by entering nGQL statements. Querying results are imported on canvas. For more information, see Explorer console.|
Graph data can be displayed visually on a canvas. The canvas consists of the following parts:
- Tabs on the Top
- Visualization modes
- Data storage
- Search box
- Data overview
For more information, see Canvas overview.