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Symbol.split

The Symbol.split well-known symbol specifies the method that splits a string at the indices that match a regular expression. This function is called by the String.prototype.split() method.

For more information, see RegExp.prototype[@@split]() and String.prototype.split().

Property attributes of Symbol.split
Writable no
Enumerable no
Configurable no

Examples

Custom reverse split

class ReverseSplit {
  [Symbol.split](string) {
    const array = string.split(' ');
    return array.reverse();
  }
}

console.log('Another one bites the dust'.split(new ReverseSplit()));
// expected output: [ "dust", "the", "bites", "one", "Another" ]

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
split 50 79 49 No 37 10
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
split 50 50 49 37 10 5.0
Server
Node.js
split 6.0.0

See also

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https://wiki.developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Symbol/split