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    TypeError.prototype

    Summary

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

    Description

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

    Properties

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

    Methods

    Although the TypeError prototype object does not contain any methods of its own, TypeError 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 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'NativeError.prototype' in that specification.
    Draft 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)

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    Document Tags and Contributors

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