ScriptEngine

Non-standard. Do not use!
This object is a Microsoft extension and is only supported in Internet Explorer.

The ScriptEngine function gets the name of the scripting language in use.

Syntax

ScriptEngine()

Remarks

The ScriptEngine function returns "JScript", which indicates that JavaScript is the current scripting engine.

Example

The following example illustrates the use of the ScriptEngine function:

if (window.ScriptEngine) {  
    console.log(window.ScriptEngine());  
}  

// Output: JScript

Requirements

Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards, Internet Explorer 10 standards, Internet Explorer 11 standards. Also supported in Store apps (Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1).

See also

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