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JavaScript RangeError – Repeat count must be non-negative

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  • Last Updated : 31 Jul, 2020
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This JavaScript exception repeat count must be non-negative occurs if the argument passed to String.prototype.repeat() method is a negative number.

Message:

RangeError: argument out of range
RangeError: repeat count must be non-negative (Firefox)
RangeError: Invalid count value (Chrome)

Error Type:

RangeError

Cause of Error: The repeat() method has a parameter which indicates the number of times to repeat the string. It should be in range 0 to Infinity and cannot be a negative number.

Example 1: In this example, the parameter’s value passed is a negative value, So the error has occurred.

HTML




<script
    'GFG'.repeat(-1); // error here
</script>

Output(in console):

RangeError: Invalid count value

Example 2: In this example, the parameter’s value passed is a negative value, So the error has occurred.

HTML




<script
    var gfg = "This is GeeksforGeeks";
    gfg.repeat(-100); // error here
</script>

Output(in console):

RangeError: Invalid count value
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