Prototype clone() Method


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This method returns a duplicate of the array, leaving the original array intact.

Syntax

array.clone()  ;

Return Value

  • Returns a new clone array.

Example

<html>
<head>
<title>Prototype examples</title>
<script type="text/javascript" 
   src="/javascript/prototype.js">
</script>
<script>

function showResult(){

   var oldArr = ['Sam', 'Justin', 'Andrew', 'Dan'];
   var newArr = oldArr.clone();
   alert("Guys in old Arr" );
   oldArr.each(function(item) {
      alert(item );
   });
   alert("Guys in new Arr" );
   newArr.each(function(item) {
      alert(item );
   });

}

</script>
</head>

<body>

  <p>Click the button to see the result.</p>
  <br />
  <br />
  <input type="button" value="Result" onclick="showResult();"/>

</body>
</html>

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.


prototype_array_processing.htm

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