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Prototype gsub() Method


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This method returns the string with every occurence of a given pattern replaced by either a regular string, the returned value of a function or a Template string. The pattern can be a string or a regular expression.

Syntax:

string.gsub(pattern, replacement);

Return Value:

  • Returns a string.

Example:

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

function showResult(){

  var mouseEvents = 'click dblclick mousedown';
  
  alert( "mouseEvents :" + mouseEvents.gsub(/\s+/, ', ') );

}

</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.



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