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MongoDB limit() Method

Use limit() method to show the limited number of documents in a collection with find() method.

Syntax:

db.COLLECTION_NAME.find().limit(NUMBER)   

Example:

For example users collection have 19 documents. Now you need to get only first 2 documents from collection.

> db.users.find().limit(2);

Output:

{ "_id" : ObjectId("59a01b102427abe3470644db"), "id" : 1001, "user_name" : "rahul", "name" : [ { "first_name" : "Rahul" }, { "middle_name" : "" }, { "last_name" : "Kumar" } ], "email" : "[email protected]", "designation" : "Founder and CEO", "location" : "India" }
{ "_id" : ObjectId("59a01b2f2427abe3470644dc"), "id" : 1002, "user_name" : "jack", "name" : [ { "first_name" : "Jack" }, { "middle_name" : "" }, { "last_name" : "Daniel" } ], "email" : "[email protected]", "designation" : "Director", "location" : "California" }
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