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The values() method returns a new Array Iterator object that contains the values for each index in the array.

var a = ['w', 'y', 'k', 'o', 'p']; 
var iterator = a.values();

console.log(iterator.next().value); // w 
console.log(iterator.next().value); // y 
console.log(iterator.next().value); // k 
console.log(iterator.next().value); // o 
console.log(iterator.next().value); // p

Syntax

arr.values()

Return value

A new Array iterator object.

Examples

Iteration using for...of loop

var arr = ['w', 'y', 'k', 'o', 'p'];
var iterator = arr.values();

for (let letter of iterator) {
  console.log(letter);
}

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic Support No (Yes) No1 No No9
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic Support No No (Yes) No No No No

1. Available in Firefox Nightly only due to compatibility issues.

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