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JavaScript Date toString() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Convert a Date object to a string:

var d = new Date();
var n = d.toString();

The result of n will be:


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Definition and Usage

The toString() method converts a Date object to a string.

Note: This method is automatically called by JavaScript whenever a Date object needs to be displayed as a string.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

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


Syntax

Date.toString()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
String The date and time as a string

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.0


Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

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