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cursor.map()

cursor.map(function)
Important
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.

Applies function to each document visited by the cursor and collects the return values from successive application into an array.

The cursor.map() method has the following parameter:

Parameter
Type
Description
function
function
A function to apply to each document visited by the cursor.
db.users.find().map( function(u) { return u.name; } );
Tip
See also:

cursor.forEach() for similar functionality.

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