Fetch the id of a graph object.


Table 1. Legend
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 id() step is a map step that retrieves the id of a graph object.


Fetch the id of the person named James Beard:
g.V().has('person', 'name', 'James Beard').id()
Fetch the id of the edge with an edgeLabel created: