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The toLocaleString() method returns a string representing the object. This method is meant to be overridden by derived objects for locale-specific purposes.

Syntax

obj.toLocaleString();

Return value

A string representing the object.

Description

Object's toLocaleString returns the result of calling toString().

This function is provided to give objects a generic toLocaleString method, even though not all may use it. See the list below.

Objects overriding toLocaleString

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 3rd Edition (ECMA-262) Standard Initial definition.
ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Object.prototype.toLocaleString' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Object.prototype.toLocaleString' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Object.prototype.toLocaleString' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic Support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic Support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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