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Opens the given database.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
MongoDB 12.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "MongoDB.OpenDatabase"; MongoDBRef; DatabaseName )   More


Parameter Description Example
MongoDBRef The reference number for the mongo connection. $MongoDB
DatabaseName The name of the database. "test"


Returns OK or error.


Opens the given database.
Databases are automatically created on the MongoDB server upon insertion of the first document into a collection. There is no need to create a database manually.


Open database:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "MongoDB.OpenDatabase"; $Mongo; test::Database Name ) ]
If [ MBS("IsError") ]
    Set Variable [ $x ; Value: MBS( "MongoDB.Release"; $Mongo ) ]
    Show Custom Dialog [ "Failed to open database." ; $r ]
    Exit Script [ Text Result: ]
End If

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

This function checks for a license.

Created 22nd May 2022, last changed 20th June 2022

MongoDB.OpenCollection - MongoDB.OpenDefaultDatabase