Relational Operators

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Relational operators provide a means of selecting documents with values of a value-type property restricted to a specified interval. The following table lists the standard relational operators.

<less than
<=less than or equal to
=equal to
>=greater than or equal to
>greater than
!=not equal to


The following table gives some simple relational queries.

Long FormShort Form
{prop name = shoesize} >= 6 {/prop}@shoesize >= 6
{prop name = createdate} >= -1d6 {/prop}@CreateDate > -1d
{prop name = DocAuthor} = "David"@DocAuthor = "David"