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    Symbol.prototype.toSource()

    Non-standard
    This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

    The toSource() method returns a string representing the source code of the object.

    This method is usually called internally by JavaScript.

    Syntax

    Symbol.toSource()
    
    var sym = Symbol()
    sym.toSource()

    Description

    The toSource method returns the following values:

    • For the built-in Symbol object, toSource returns the following string indicating that the source code is not available:
    "function Symbol() {
       [native code]
    }"
    • For instances of Symbol, toSource returns a string representing the source code.
    "Symbol()"

    Specifications

    Not part of any standard.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support Not supported 36.0 (36.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported Not supported 36.0 (36.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported

    See also

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    Last updated by: fscholz,