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Definition

load(file)

Loads and runs a JavaScript file into the current shell environment.

The load() method has the following parameter:

Parameter Type Description
filename string Specifies the path of a JavaScript file to execute.

Specify filenames with relative or absolute paths. When using relative path names, confirm the current directory using the pwd() method.

After executing a file with load(), you may reference any functions or variables defined the file from the mongo shell environment.

Example

Consider the following examples of the load() method:

load("scripts/myjstest.js")
load("/data/db/scripts/myjstest.js")
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