Obsolete since JSAPI 33
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

This article covers features introduced in SpiderMonkey 1.8.5

Get the chars of a flat string. Use JS_FlattenString to flatten the string.


const jschar *
JS_GetFlatStringChars(JSFlatString *str);
Name Type Description
str JSFlatString * The flattended string returned by JS_FlattenString.


JSFlatString *fstr = JS_FlattenString(cx, str);
if (!fstr)
  return JS_FALSE;
const jschar *chars = JS_GetFlatStringChars(fstr)

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