You can edit existing documents in your collection.
When you edit a document in List or Table view, Compass performs a findOneAndUpdate operation and updates only those fields that you have changed.
When you edit a document in JSON view, Compass performs a findOneAndReplace operation and replaces the document.
Modifying documents is not permitted in MongoDB Compass Readonly Edition.
Select the appropriate tab based on whether you are viewing your documents in List, JSON, or Table view:
To exit the edit mode and cancel all pending changes to the document, click the Cancel button.