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MongoDB skip() Method

Use skip() method to skip a number of documents. It works MongoDB find() method.

Syntax:

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

Example

For example you have 10 documents you collection users. Now get the 2 documents after 5 documents. Like you need to get 6’th and 7’th documents from the collection.

db.users.find().limit(2).skip(5)   

The above query will skin first 5 documents from the collection and then show 2 documents.

Output:

{ "_id" : ObjectId("59a01c912427abe3470644de"), "id" : 1006, "user_name" : "peter", "name" : [ { "first_name" : "Peter" }, { "middle_name" : "S" }, { "last_name" : "Jaction" } ], "email" : "[email protected]", "designation" : "Director", "location" : "California" }
{ "_id" : ObjectId("59a01c912427abe3470644df"), "id" : 1007, "user_name" : "marc", "name" : [ { "first_name" : "Marc" }, { "middle_name" : "" }, { "last_name" : "Di" } ], "email" : "[email protected]", "designation" : "Sr Analyst", "location" : "Australia" }
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