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    Non-standard
    This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

    Summary

    The uneval() method creates an string representation of the source code of an Object.

    Syntax

    uneval(object)

    Parameters

    object
    A JavaScript expression or statement.
    Note: You won't get a valid JSON representation of your Object.

    Description

    uneval() is a top-level function and is not associated with any object.

    Examples

    var a = 1;
    uneval(a); // returns a String containing 1
    
    var b = "1";
    uneval(b) // returns a String containing "1"
    
    uneval(function foo(){}); // returns "(function foo(){})"
    
    
    var a = uneval(function foo(){return 'hi'});
    var foo = eval(a);
    foo(); // returns "hi"
    

    Specifications

    Not part of any specifications.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support Not supported (Yes) Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported Not supported (Yes) Not supported Not supported Not supported

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    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: Sheppy
    Last updated by: Sheppy,