The initial value of the @@iterator property is the same function object as the initial value of the Array.prototype.values property.

Syntax

arguments[Symbol.iterator]()

Examples

Iteration using for...of loop

function f() {
  // your browser must support for..of loop
  // and let-scoped variables in for loops
  for (let letter of arguments) {
    console.log(letter);
  }
}
f('w', 'y', 'k', 'o', 'p');

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of ' CreateUnmappedArgumentsObject' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of ' CreateMappedArgumentsObject' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'CreateUnmappedArgumentsObject' in that specification.
Draft  
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'CreateMappedArgumentsObject' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung InternetNode.js
Basic supportChrome Full support 52Edge ? Firefox Full support 46IE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari Full support 9WebView Android Full support 52Chrome Android Full support 52Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 46Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 9Samsung Internet Android Full support 6.0nodejs Full support Yes

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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