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    ReferenceError.prototype

    Summary

    The ReferenceError.prototype property represents the prototype for the ReferenceError constructor.

    Property attributes of ReferenceError.prototype
    Writable no
    Enumerable no
    Configurable no

    Description

    All ReferenceError instances inherit from ReferenceError.prototype. You can use the prototype to add properties or methods to all instances.

    Properties

    ReferenceError.prototype.constructor
    Specifies the function that created an instance's prototype.
    ReferenceError.prototype.message
    Error message. Although ECMA-262 specifies that ReferenceError should provide its own message property, in SpiderMonkey, it inherits Error.prototype.message.
    ReferenceError.prototype.name
    Error name. Inherited from Error.
    ReferenceError.prototype.fileName
    Path to file that raised this error. Inherited from Error.
    ReferenceError.prototype.lineNumber
    Line number in file that raised this error. Inherited from Error.
    ReferenceError.prototype.columnNumber
    Column number in line that raised this error. Inherited from Error.
    ReferenceError.prototype.stack
    Stack trace. Inherited from Error.

    Methods

    Although the ReferenceError prototype object does not contain any methods of its own, ReferenceError instances do inherit some methods through the prototype chain.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 3rd Edition. Standard Initial definition.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'NativeError.prototype' in that specification.
    Standard Defined as NativeError.prototype.
    ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'NativeError.prototype' in that specification.
    Standard Defined as NativeError.prototype.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: Sheppy, fscholz, Sevenspade, Mingun
    Last updated by: Mingun,