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  • Last Updated : 12 Apr, 2021

The global Property in JavaScript is used to specify whether the ā€œgā€ modifier is set or not. If the ā€œgā€ modifier is set than this property returns true else false.
Syntax: 
 

RegexObj.global

Return Value: It returns true if g modifier is set, else false.
Example 1: This example checks if the regular expression contains g Modifier or not. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>global Property</title>
    </head>
    <body style="text-align:center">
        <h1 style="color:green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>global Property</h2>
    <button onclick="geek()">Click it!</button>
  
    <script>
    function geek() {
        var regex = new RegExp('foo', 'g');
        alert(regex.global);
    }
    </script>
    </body>
</html>

Output: 
Before clicking the button: 
 

After clicking the button: 
 

global

Example 2: This example checks if the regular expression contains g Modifier or not. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   
<head>
    <title>
      global Property
  </title>
</head>
   
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h1 style="color:green">
      GeeksforGeeks
  </h1>
    <h2>
     global Property
  </h2>
    <button onclick="geek()">
      Click it!
  </button>
   
    <script>
        function geek() {
            var regex = /[a-d]/;
            var str =
                "GeeksforGeeks\n"+
                "is the computer\n"+
                "science portal for geeks.";
             
            if (regex.global) {
                alert("g Modifier is present");
            } else {
                alert("g Modifier is absent.");
            }
        }
    </script>
</body>
   
</html>

Output: 
Before clicking the button: 
 

After clicking the button: 
 

global

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by JavaScript global Property are listed below: 
 

  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer

 


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