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Remove Specific Value from Array

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var arr = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5];
var removeItem = 2;   
arr = $.grep(arr, function(value) {
  return value != removeItem;


  1. Karl Crowley
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    Missing semicolon on the first line, other than that, cool beans

  2. Naresh

    Why not use native functions?
    var arr = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5];
    var removeItem = 2;
    arr.splice(arr.indexOf(removeItem ), 1);

  3. matthew.b
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    Can plz u add a live example of js.fiddle link.

  4. Gustavo Beavis
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    Exist Splice() method, the method it remove item from the index in the array.

    var arr = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5];
    var removindexitem = 2;

    arr.splice(removindexitem );


    • Michael
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      You would need to know the index of the value in the array for this to work. This is not always guaranteed, plus also native indexOf does not work on versions of IE below IE9.

  5. oottoo
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    array.pull(value); //remove
    array.push(value); //add

  6. mAYUR
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    array.pop(value) removes only last value from array.

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