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Python MongoDB – find_one_and_replace Query
  • Last Updated : 10 Jul, 2020

find_one_and_replace() method search one document if finds then replaces with the given second parameter in MongoDb. find_one_and_replace() method is differ from find_one_and_update() with the help of filter it replace the document rather than update the existing document.

Syntax: find_one_and_replace(filter, replacement, projection=None, sort=None, return_document=ReturnDocument.BEFORE, session=None, **kwargs)

Parameters
filter: A query for replacement of a matched document.
replacement: replacement document.
projection: it is optional.A list of a field that should be returned in the result.
sort: key, direction pair for the sort order of query.
return_document: Return the original document without replacement.
**kwargs: Additional commands.

Sample database used in all the below examples:



Example 1:




import pymongo 
  
     
# establishing connection 
# to the database
client = pymongo.MongoClient("mongodb://localhost:27017/"
     
# Database name 
db = client["mydatabase"
     
# Collection name 
col = db["gfg"
  
# replace with the help of
# find_one_and_replace()
col.find_one_and_replace({'coursename':'SYSTEM DESIGN'},
                         {'coursename': 'PHP'})
  
# print the document after replacement
for x in col.find({}, {"_id":0, "coursename": 1, "price": 1 }): 
    print(x)

Output:

Example 2:




import pymongo 
     
     
# establishing connection 
# to the database
client = pymongo.MongoClient("mongodb://localhost:27017/"
     
# Database name 
db = client["mydatabase"
     
# Collection name 
col = db["gfg"
  
# replce with the help of 
# find_one_and_replace()
col.find_one_and_replace({'price':9999}, {'price':19999})
  
# print the document after replacement
for x in col.find({}, {"_id":0, "coursename": 1, "price": 1 }): 
    print(x)

Output:

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