Prototype - evalScripts() Method


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This method evaluates the content of any script block present in the string. Returns an array containing the value returned by each script.

Syntax

ScriptString.evalScripts();

Return Value

Returns an array containing the value returned by each script.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      
      <script>
         function showResult() {
            var str = 'other HTML... <script>2 + 2</script>';
            alert( str.evalScripts());
         }
      </script>
   </head>

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

Output

[4]

prototype_string_processing.htm

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