MongoChef makes it very easy to switch the way you view your documents in your collection.
In your collection view, you’ll notice in the right corner of the toolbar a combo box that shows your current view type. Here, you can choose between:
1. Tree View (keyboard short cut: Ctrl+Alt+1 or ⌥⌘1)
2. Table View (keyboard short cut: Ctrl+Alt+2 or ⌥⌘2)
3. JSON View (keyboard short cut: Ctrl+Alt+3 or ⌥⌘3)
BTW: the JSON view (unlike the tree view and table view) is read-only. If you want to edit the JSON code of a document directly, right-click the document in your tree or table view and choose “Edit JSON…” from the context menu: