JavaScript Methods

The following table lists JavaScript methods.

Method

Description

JavaScript object

anchor method

Places an HTML anchor that has a NAME attribute around text.

String

apply method

Applies a method of an object, substituting another object for the current object.

Function

atEnd method

Returns a Boolean value indicating if the enumerator is at the end of the collection.

Enumerator

big method

Places HTML <BIG> tags around text.

String

bind method

Creates a function that is associated with a specified object, and that can have specific initial parameters.

Function

blink method

Places HTML <BLINK> tags around text.

String

bold method

Places HTML <B> tags around text.

String

call method

Calls a method of an object, substituting another object for the current object.

Function

charAt method

Returns the character at the specified index.

String

charCodeAt method

Returns the Unicode encoding of the specified character.

String

compile method

Compiles a regular expression into an internal format.

Regular Expression

concat method (Array)

Returns a new array consisting of a combination of two arrays.

Array

concat method (String)

Returns a String object containing the concatenation of two supplied strings.

String

dimensions method

Returns the number of dimensions in a VBArray.

VBArray

every method

Checks whether a defined callback function returns true for all elements in an array.

Array

exec method

Executes a search for a match in a specified string.

Regular Expression

filter method

Calls a defined callback function on each element of an array, and returns an array of values for which the callback function returns true.

Array

fixed method

Places HTML <TT> tags around text.

String

fontcolor method

Places HTML <FONT> tags with a COLOR attribute around text.

String

fontsize method

Places HTML <FONT> tags with a SIZE attribute around text.

String

forEach method

Calls a defined callback function for each element in an array.

Array

getDate method

Returns the day-of-the-month value using local time.

Date

getDay method

Returns the day-of-the-week value using local time.

Date

getFullYear method

Returns the year value using local time.

Date

getHours method

Returns the hours value using local time.

Date

getItem method

Returns the item at the specified location.

VBArray

getMilliseconds method

Returns the milliseconds value using local time.

Date

getMinutes method

Returns the minutes value using local time.

Date

getMonth method

Returns the month value using local time.

Date

getSeconds method

Returns seconds value using local time.

Date

getTime method

Returns the time value in a Date Object as the number of milliseconds since midnight January 1, 1970.

Date

getTimezoneOffset method

Returns the difference in minutes between the time on the host computer and Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Date

getUTCDate method

Returns the day-of-the-month value using UTC.

Date

getUTCDay method

Returns the day-of-the-week value using UTC.

Date

getUTCFullYear method

Returns the year value using UTC.

Date

getUTCHours method

Returns the hours value using UTC.

Date

getUTCMilliseconds method

Returns the milliseconds value using UTC.

Date

getUTCMinutes method

Returns the minutes value using UTC.

Date

getUTCMonth method

Returns the month value using UTC.

Date

getUTCSeconds method

Returns the seconds value using UTC.

Date

getVarDate method

Returns the VT_DATE value in a Date object.

Date

getYear method

Returns the year value .

Date

hasOwnProperty method

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether an object has a property with the specified name.

Multiple

indexOf method (Array)

Returns the index of the first occurrence of a value in an array.

Array

indexOf method (String)

Returns the character position where the first occurrence of a substring occurs within a String object.

String

isPrototypeOf method

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether an object exists in another object's prototype chain.

Multiple

italics method

Places HTML <I> tags around text.

String

item method

Returns the current item in the collection.

Enumerator

join method

Returns a String object consisting of all the elements of an array concatenated together.

Array

lastIndexOf method (Array)

Returns the index of the last occurrence of a specified value in an array.

Array

lastIndexOf method (String)

Returns the last occurrence of a substring within a String object.

String

lbound method

Returns the lowest index value used in the specified dimension of a VBArray.

VBArray

link method

Places an HTML anchor that has an HREF attribute around text.

String

localeCompare method

Returns a value indicating whether two strings are equivalent in the current locale.

String

map method

Calls a defined callback function on each element of an array, and returns an array that contains the results.

Array

match method

Returns, as an array, the results of a search on a string using a supplied Regular Expression object.

String

moveFirst method

Resets the current item in the collection to the first item.

Enumerator

moveNext method

Moves the current item to the next item in the collection.

Enumerator

pop method

Removes the last element from an array and returns it.

Array

propertyIsEnumerable method

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether a specified property is part of an object and whether it is enumerable.

Multiple

push method

Appends new elements to an array, and returns the new length of the array.

Array

reduce method

Accumulates a single result by calling a defined callback function for all elements in an array. The return value of the callback function is the accumulated result, and is provided as an argument in the next call to the callback function.

Array

reduceRight method

Accumulates a single result by calling a defined callback function for all elements in an array, in descending order. The return value of the callback function is the accumulated result, and is provided as an argument in the next call to the callback function.

Array

replace method

Returns a copy of a string with text replaced using a regular expression.

String

reverse method

Returns an Array object with the elements reversed.

Array

search method

Returns the position of the first substring match in a regular expression search.

String

setDate method

Sets the numeric day of the month using local time.

Date

setFullYear method

Sets the year value using local time.

Date

setHours method

Sets the hours value using local time.

Date

setMilliseconds method

Sets the milliseconds value using local time.

Date

setMinutes method

Sets the minutes value using local time.

Date

setMonth method

Sets the month value using local time.

Date

setSeconds method

Sets the seconds value using local time.

Date

setTime method

Sets the date and time value in the Date object.

Date

setUTCDate method

Sets the numeric day of the month using UTC.

Date

setUTCFullYear method

Sets the year value using UTC.

Date

setUTCHours method

Sets the hours value using UTC.

Date

setUTCMilliseconds method

Sets the milliseconds value using UTC.

Date

setUTCMinutes method

Sets the minutes value using UTC.

Date

setUTCMonth method

Sets the month value using UTC.

Date

setUTCSeconds method

Sets the seconds value using UTC.

Date

setYear method

Sets the year value using local time.

Date

shift method

Removes the first element from an array and returns it.

Array

slice method (Array)

Returns a section of an array.

Array

slice method (String)

Returns a section of a string.

String

small method

Places HTML <SMALL> tags around text.

String

some method

Checks whether a defined callback function returns true for any element of an array.

Array

sort method

Returns an Array object with the elements sorted.

Array

splice method

Removes elements from an array and, if necessary, inserts new elements in their place, returning the deleted elements.

Array

split method

Returns the array of strings that results when a string is separated into substrings.

String

strike method

Places HTML <STRIKE> tags around text.

String

sub method

Places HTML <SUB> tags around text.

String

substr method

Returns a substring beginning at a specified location and having a specified length.

String

substring method

Returns the substring at a specified location within a String object.

String

sup method

Places HTML <SUP> tags around text.

String

test method

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether or not a pattern exists in a searched string.

Regular Expression

toArray method

Returns a standard JavaScript array converted from a VBArray.

VBArray

toDateString method

Returns a date as a string value.

Date

toExponential method

Returns a string containing a number represented in exponential notation.

Number

toFixed method

Returns a string representing a number in fixed-point notation.

Number

toGMTString method

Returns a date converted to a string using Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Date

toISOString method

Returns a date as a string value in ISO format.

Date

toJSON method

Used to transform data of an object type before the JSON serialization.

Date

toLocaleDateString method

Returns a date as a string value appropriate to the host environment's current locale.

Date

toLocaleLowerCase method

Returns a string where all alphabetic characters have been converted to lowercase, taking into account the host environment's current locale.

String

toLocaleString method

Returns an object converted to a string using the current locale.

Multiple

toLocaleTimeString method

Returns a time as a string value appropriate to the host environment's current locale.

Date

toLocaleUpperCase method

Returns a string where all alphabetic characters have been converted to uppercase, taking into account the host environment's current locale.

String

toLowerCase method

Returns a string where all alphabetic characters have been converted to lowercase.

String

toPrecision method

Returns a string containing a number represented either in exponential or fixed-point notation with a specified number of digits.

Number

toString method

Returns a string representation of an object.

Multiple

toTimeString method

Returns a time as a string value.

Date

toUpperCase method

Returns a string where all alphabetic characters have been converted to uppercase.

String

toUTCString method

Returns a date converted to a string using UTC.

Date

trim method

Returns a string with leading and trailing white space and line terminator characters removed.

String

ubound method

Returns the highest index value used in the specified dimension of the VBArray.

VBArray

unshift method

Inserts new elements at the start of an array.

Array

valueOf method

Returns the primitive value of the specified object.

Multiple

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