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    Summary

    The EvalError object indicates an error regarding the global eval() function.

    Syntax

    new EvalError([message[, fileName[,lineNumber]]])

    Parameters

    message
    Human-readable description of the error
    fileName
    The name of the file containing the code that caused the exception
    lineNumber
    The line number of the code that caused the exception

    Description

    An EvalError is thrown when the global eval() function is used improperly.

    Properties

    EvalError.prototype
    Allows the addition of properties to an EvalError object.

    Methods

    The global EvalError contains no methods of its own, however, it does inherit some methods through the prototype chain.

    EvalError instances

    Properties

    EvalError.prototype.constructor
    Specifies the function that created an instance's prototype.
    EvalError.prototype.message
    Error name. Although ECMA-262 specifies that EvalError should provide its own message property, in SpiderMonkey, it inherits Error.prototype.message.
    EvalError.prototype.name
    Error name. Inherited from Error.
    EvalError.prototype.fileName
    Path to file that raised this error. Inherited from Error.
    EvalError.prototype.lineNumber
    Line number in file that raised this error. Inherited from Error.
    EvalError.prototype.columnNumber
    Column number in line that raised this error. Inherited from Error.
    EvalError.prototype.stack
    Stack trace. Inherited from Error.

    Methods

    Although the EvalError prototype object does not contain any methods of its own, EvalError instances do inherit some methods through the prototype chain.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 3rd Edition. Standard Initial definition.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'EvalError' in that specification.
    Standard Not used in this specification. Present for backward compatibility.
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'EvalError' in that specification.
    Draft Not used in this specification. Present for backward compatibility.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

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    Last updated by: Sheppy,