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JavaScript | Set object key by variable

  • Last Updated : 29 Apr, 2019

In order to set an object’s key by variable, here are few steps to follow.
Steps:

  • First make a variable.
  • Then make a object.
  • Assign that variable a value.

Here are few of the examples.
Example-1: This example sets the object key by variable key and then inserts {“GFG_key”:”GFG_Val”} object to a array.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        JavaScript | Set object key by variable
    </title>
  
</head>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1 style="color:green;">  
            GeeksForGeeks  
        </h1>
    <p id="GFG_UP"
       style="color:green;
              font-size: 20px;">
    </p>
  
    <button id="GFG_Button" 
            onclick="set()">
      set
  </button>
    <p id="GFG_P" 
       style="color:green;
              font-size: 20px;">
    </p>
    <script>
        myArray = [{
            'key_1': 'value_1'
        }, {
            'key_2': 'value_2'
        }];
        var up = 
            document.getElementById("GFG_UP");
        
        up.innerHTML = 
          JSON.stringify(myArray);
        
        var down = 
            document.getElementById("GFG_P");
  
        function set() {
  
            var key = "GFG_key";
            var obj = {};
            obj[key] = "GFG_Val";
            myArray.push(obj);
            down.innerHTML = JSON.stringify(myArray);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

  • Before clicking on the button:
  • After clicking on the button:

Example-2:This example sets the object key by variable key as well as object value by variable val and then inserts {“GFG_key”:”GFG_N_Val”} object to a array.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        JavaScript | Set object key by variable
    </title>
  
</head>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1 style="color:green;">  
            GeeksForGeeks  
        </h1>
    <p id="GFG_UP"
       style="color:green; 
              font-size: 20px;">
    </p>
  
    <button id="GFG_Button"
            onclick="set()">
      set
  </button>
    <p id="GFG_P"
       style="color:green;
              font-size: 20px;">
    </p>
    <script>
        myArray = [{
            'key_1': 'value_1'
        }, {
            'key_2': 'value_2'
        }];
        var up = document.getElementById("GFG_UP");
        up.innerHTML = JSON.stringify(myArray);
        var down = document.getElementById("GFG_P");
  
        function set() {
  
            var key = "GFG_key";
            var obj = {};
            var val = "GFG_N_Val";
            obj[key] = val;
            myArray.push(obj);
            down.innerHTML = JSON.stringify(myArray);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

  • Before clicking on the button:
  • After clicking on the button:



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