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SyntaxError : Error

A SyntaxError is thrown if there is a syntax error in the JavaScript code.

Platform Support

IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
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Constructors

Constructor Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
SyntaxError Constructor([String message]) : SyntaxError
Creates a new instance of SyntaxError.
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SyntaxError([String message]) : SyntaxError

Creates a new instance of SyntaxError.

Parameters

String message (optional)Error message that provides information about the exception.

Returns

SyntaxError

Inherited Properties

Property Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
constructor : Object
Specifies the function that creates the Error prototype.
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Availability

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message : String
Error message.
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name : String
Error name.
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Properties

Property Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
message : String
An error message associated with the SyntaxError.
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Remarks
Contains either the error message passed to the constructor, or a default message.
See Also

Error.message

Availability

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name : String
Specifies the type of exception.
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Inherited Functions

Method Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
toString() : String
Converts an Error object to a string.
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Returns

String
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Remarks

Can be thrown by the method, constructor, and the constructor.

References

Error|Error.message|Error.name

Availability

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