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Memgraph Lab - Frequently asked questions

What is Memgraph Lab?

Memgraph Lab is a visual interface for exploring and interacting with data stored in Memgraph.

If you prefer to query Memgraph using a command-line tool, use mgconsole.

Can I only use Memgraph Lab?

No. Memgraph Lab needs a running Memgraph instance in the background to be able to connect to it. After you have installed Memgraph platform and started it, you can head over to Memgraph Lab and start querying your graph.

How to install Memgraph Lab on Windows?

You can either install Memgraph Platform, which includes both Memgraph Lab and Memgraph DB (as well as a command-line tool mgconsole and MAGE library) or Memgraph Lab by itself, but please remember you need a running Memgraph DB instance to connect to.

Memgraph Platform is installed using Docker that enables us to run Memgraph virtually on any system without having to worry about compatibility issues. You don't have to be familiar with Docker to try out Memgraph Platform, so install Docker without fear.

How to install Memgraph Lab on macOS?

You can either install Memgraph Platform, which includes both Memgraph Lab and Memgraph DB (as well as a command-line tool mgconsole and MAGE library) or Memgraph Lab by itself, but please remember you need a running Memgraph DB instance to connect to.

Memgraph Platform is installed using Docker that enables us to run Memgraph virtually on any system without having to worry about compatibility issues. You don't have to be familiar with Docker to try out Memgraph Platform, so install Docker without fear.

What is Graph Style Script language?

Graph Style Script is a language for customizing the visual display of graphs. It allows you to stylize labels and colors of nodes and relationships. Check out the Graph Style Script guide for more information.