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JavaScript String constructor Property

String Object Reference JavaScript String Object

Example

Return the function that created the String object's prototype:

var str = "Hello World!";
var x = str.constructor;

The result of x will be:

function String() { [native code] }

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Definition and Usage

The constructor property returns the function that created the String object's prototype.

Note: The value of this property is a reference to the function itself, and not a string that contains the name of the function.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The constructor property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

string.constructor

Technical Details

Return Value: The function that created the String object's prototype
JavaScript Version: 1.1


String Object Reference JavaScript String Object

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