console functions don't inherit from Function.prototype

Fixed Issue #14516873


Todd K.
Nov 3, 2017
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Steps to reproduce

  1. Open developer tools
  2. Type: console.log.apply(console, ['this', 'should', 'work'])
  3. Observe that you get an error
  4. (Observed in

The only work around is this monstrosity:

Function.prototype.apply.apply(console.log, [console, args])


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    Comments and activity

    • I’m not able to repro in the Fall Creators Update using either Edge or IE:

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

    • Hi Todd,

      Can you verify if this is still an issue, I.e. we believe this is working in the latest public release.

      Appreciate the help,


    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Fixed”

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