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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-22781

Allow $lookup between ObjectId (_id.str) and string

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    • New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor - P4
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • 3.2.1
    • None
    • Aggregation Framework
    • Query

    Description

      this feature allows lookup using _id.str

      company: {_id: { $oid: "..."}, countryId: "566eb3c704c7b31facbb0007"}
      country: { _id: { $oid: "566eb3c704c7b31facbb0007", name:"..."} 
       
      { $lookup: {
             from: "country",
             localField: "countryId",    <= it's a string field
             foreignField: "_id.str",    <= using string representation of id
             as: "country"
      }}
      

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