Set() constructor

The Set constructor lets you create Set objects that store unique values of any type, whether primitive values or object references.

Syntax

new Set([iterable])

Parameters

iterable Optional

If an iterable object is passed, all of its elements will be added to the new Set.

If you don't specify this parameter, or its value is null, the new Set is empty.

Return value

A new Set object.

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Set constructor' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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Set() constructorChrome Full support 38Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 13IE Full support 11Opera Full support 25Safari Full support 8WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Firefox Android Full support 14Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 8Samsung Internet Android Full support 3.0nodejs Full support Yes
new Set(iterable)Chrome Full support 38Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 13IE No support NoOpera Full support 25Safari Full support 9WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Firefox Android Full support 14Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 9Samsung Internet Android Full support 3.0nodejs Full support 0.12
Set() without new throwsChrome Full support 38Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 42IE Full support 11Opera Full support 25Safari Full support 9WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Firefox Android Full support 42Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 9Samsung Internet Android Full support 3.0nodejs Full support 0.12
new Set(null)Chrome Full support 38Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 37IE Full support 11Opera Full support 25Safari Full support 9WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Firefox Android Full support 37Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS Full support 9Samsung Internet Android Full support 3.0nodejs Full support 0.12
Full support 0.12
Full support 0.10
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Disabled From version 0.10: this feature is behind the --harmony runtime flag.

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See also