Error: columnNumber

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 columnNumber data property of an Error instance contains the column number in the line of the file that raised this error.


A positive integer.

Property attributes of Error: columnNumber
Writable yes
Enumerable no
Configurable yes


Using columnNumber

try {
  throw new Error("Could not parse input");
} catch (err) {
  console.log(err.columnNumber); // 9


Not part of any standard.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also