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Obsolete
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The arity property used to return the number of arguments expected by the function, however, it no longer exists and has been replaced by the Function.prototype.length property.

Specifications

Implemented in JavaScript 1.2. Deprecated in JavaScript 1.4.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support No support

See also

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