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Summary

The valueOf() method returns the primitive value of a Number object.

Syntax

numObj.valueOf()

Parameters

None.

Description

The valueOf() method of Number returns the primitive value of a Number object as a number data type.

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

Examples

var x = new Number();

alert( x.valueOf() );     // alerts "0"

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.1 Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262) Standard  
ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262) Draft  

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)

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