Console.dir()

The Console method dir() displays an interactive list of the properties of the specified JavaScript object. The output is presented as a hierarchical listing with disclosure triangles that let you see the contents of child objects.

In other words, console.dir() is the way to see all the properties of a specified JavaScript object in console by which the developer can easily get the properties of the object.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

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Syntax

console.dir(object);

Parameters

object
A JavaScript object whose properties should be output.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Console API
The definition of 'console.dir()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
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Experimental
Chrome Full support 1Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 8IE Full support 9Opera Full support 11Safari Full support 4WebView Android Full support 1Chrome Android Full support 18Firefox Android Full support 8Opera Android Full support 11Safari iOS Full support 3.2Samsung Internet Android Full support 1.0

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Full support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

See also