Limit the objects returned.


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Syntax conventions Description
Lowercase and uppercase Literal keyword. Includes ().
Italics Variable value. Replace with a user-defined value.
[] Optional. Square brackets ( [] ) surround optional command arguments. Do not type the square brackets.
{} Group. Braces ( {} ) identify a group to choose from. Do not type the braces.
| Or. A vertical bar ( | ) separates alternative elements. Type any one of the elements. Do not type the vertical bar.
... Repeatable. An ellipsis ( ... ) indicates that you can repeat the syntax element as often as required.


The limit() step allows a limit to be set for the number of returned items. It can also be used with the local() step to scope the effect within a traversal.


Find all vertices with a vertex label ingredient, and limit the return to 10 items starting with 0 (zero).