Number.prototype.toSource()

Obsolete

This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The toSource() method returns a string representing the source code of the object.

Syntax

numObj.toSource()
Number.toSource()

Return value

A string representing the source code of the object.

Examples

Native function

For the built-in Number object, toSource() returns the following string indicating that the source code is not available:

function Number() {
    [native code]
}

For instances of Number, toSource() returns a string representing the source code.

This method is usually called internally by JavaScript and not explicitly in web code.

Specifications

Not part of any standard.

Browser compatibility

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See also