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call Method (JavaScript)

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

call([thisObj[, arg1[, arg2[,  [, argN]]]]])

thisObj

Optional. The object to be used as the current object.

arg1, arg2, , argN

Optional. List of arguments to be passed to the method.

The call method is used to call a method on behalf of another object. The call method allows you to change the object context of a function from the original context to the new object specified by thisObj.

If thisObj is not supplied, the global object is used as thisObj.

Applies To: Function Object (JavaScript)

Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards. See Version Information.

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