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JavaScript MIN_VALUE Property: Number Object

Description

The MIN_VALUE property of number object returns the number closest to 0, not the negative number represented in JavaScript. The MIN_VALUE property has a value of approximately 5e-324. If a Value is smaller than MIN_VALUE then it is converted to 0.

Version

Implemented in JavaScript 1.1

Syntax

Number.MIN_VALUE

Example:

The following web document demonstrates how the MIN_VALUE() property can be used.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript Number object - MIN_VALUE property example</title>
</head>
<body>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript Number object : MIN_VALUE property</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
x=.000005;
y=.000006;
if(x*y != Number.MIN_VALUE)
{
alert("The number " +x*y + " is not the Minimum number.");
}
//]]>
</script>
</body>
</html>

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Supported Browser

Internet Explorer 7 Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 7 Safari 5.0.1 Opera 10
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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.



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