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mongo Shell Method

This page documents the mongo shell method, and does not refer to the MongoDB Node.js driver (or any other driver) method. For corresponding MongoDB driver API, refer to your specific MongoDB driver documentation instead.

Iterates the cursor to apply a JavaScript function to each document from the cursor.

The forEach() method has the following prototype form:


The forEach() method has the following parameter:

Parameter Type Description
function JavaScript A JavaScript function to apply to each document from the cursor. The <function> signature includes a single argument that is passed the current document to process.


The following example invokes the forEach() method on the cursor returned by find() to print the name of each user in the collection:

db.users.find().forEach( function(myDoc) { print( "user: " + ); } );

See also for similar functionality.