JavaScript RegExp toString Method

RegExp Object Reference JavaScript RegExp Object

Example

Return the string value of the regular expression:

var patt = new RegExp("Hello World", "g");
var res = patt.toString();

The result of res will be:

/Hello World/g

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Definition and Usage

The toString() method returns the string value of the regular expression.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The toString() method is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

RegExpObject.toString()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
String The string value of the regular expression

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.1

RegExp Object Reference JavaScript RegExp Object

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