Boolean.prototype.valueOf()

The valueOf() method returns the primitive value of a Boolean object.

Syntax

bool.valueOf()

Return value

The primitive value of the given Boolean object

Description

The valueOf() method of Boolean returns the primitive value of a Boolean object or literal Boolean as a Boolean data type.

This method is usually called internally by JavaScript and not explicitly in code.

Examples

Using valueOf()

x = new Boolean();
myVar = x.valueOf(); // assigns false to myVar

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Boolean.prototype.valueOf' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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See also