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#10451 closed bug (invalid)

Opened October 07, 2011 10:56AM UTC

Closed October 22, 2011 07:57AM UTC

.html() bug with JQuery objects

Reported by: Jamie Clarke Owned by: Jamie Clarke
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: manipulation Version: 1.6.4
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

When using .html() on a JQuery object, all classes added using JQuery (.addClass, .attr("class")) are removed.


var element = $("<div></div>");

for(var i = 0; i < 5; i++) {
    var otherElement = $("span class=\\"someClass\\">some text</span>");


// For firebug:

console.log(element) // shows all classes whether added with addClass or in the html when creating other element

console.log(element.html()) // shows only class added in html when creating other element (the "someClass" class)

This method was using when creating elements from an AJAX request, the workaround i have used for now (not using .html() and removing the existing element) for anyone with the same issue - but i would be interested to know why this happens.

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Changed October 07, 2011 01:40PM UTC by timmywil comment:1

component: unfiledmanipulation
owner: → Jamie Clarke
priority: undecidedlow
status: newpending

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A couple things I notice are the missing '<' in the html for otherElement and the lack of actually printing the classes.

Changed October 22, 2011 07:57AM UTC by trac-o-bot comment:2

resolution: → invalid
status: pendingclosed

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