Search screen can be opened by clicking on th "Search" button in the left menu. All indexed data can be searched on this page with fulltext search.

User can search and view only data to which he has granted access. Only user with permission "Read all data" can search and view all data.


Data indexing for fulltext search has to be configured (see Node fulltext index).

Which tabs and columns are shown in search result has to be configured (see Search tabs).

Search screen contains several elements:


1.Search panel

Search panel contains:

  • New visualization - start new visualization for selected elements. See Visualization.

  • Add to visualization button - add selected elements into current visualization. See Visualization.

  • Search field - fulltext search input

    • if search is configured to work automatically, search starts automatically (can be configured, see Search mode)

    • if search is configured to work manually press "Enter" to start search

  • Cypher - run Cypher queries and start vizualization with nodes and relationships in query result as starting points for visualization

    • read Cypher queries are available for users with "Read all data" permission

    • write Cypher queries are available for users with "Read all data" and "Data management" permissions

  • CSV export - exports result in CSV format (can be opened in Microsoft Excel or other CSV editing tools). Only first 10000 record are exported. Exported columns and column names can be configured (see Export).

  • Create node - create new nodes in database. It's available only for users with "Data management" permission.

2.Search result tabs

Tabs can be used to pre-filter only some data from Neo4j. For example if your domain is Configuration Management then you can organize data for example in these tabs: Services, Applications, Servers and Racks as in the picture above. If you enter string into search field then the fulltext search runs only within the data defined by currently selected tab.

Configuration of tabs can be changed only by user with "Settings management" permission (see Search tabs).

3.Search result table

Search result contains all data that meet the combined search criteria defined by fulltext search field and filter defined by currently opened tab.

Records in table can be selected:

  • select 1 element: click on record

  • select more elements: hold CTRL and clicking on records

  • select more elements area: click on the first record in area, then hold SHIFT and click on the last record in area

Selected records can be used to start new visualization, add to current visualization, export. Export options can be configured (see CSV export).

Table contains only several properties of node. To view all properties press detail icon on the right side of record. Tabs of detail panel can be configured by (see Data schema).

If there are too many columns in the result table some of them are automatically hidden (page is responsive). Press "+" icon on the left side of record to show hidden properties.

Sorting of any column can be changed by pressing arrows next to the column title.