Prototype - toArray() Method


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This method splits the string character-by-character and returns an array with the result.

Syntax

string.toArray() ;

Return Value

Returns an array of characters.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"> </script>
      
      <script>
         function showResult() {
            var str = "a";
            alert("a.toArray() : " + str.toArray()[0] );
            
            var str = "hello world!";
            var arr = str.toArray();
            arr.each(function(alpha) {
               alert(alpha);
            });
         }
      </script>
   </head>

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

Output


prototype_string_processing.htm

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