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#10543 closed enhancement (plugin)

Opened October 20, 2011 02:22PM UTC

Closed October 20, 2011 09:12PM UTC

findChildren (opposite of closest)

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I had to use a function which looks up an element matched by an expression inside a targetElement.

So something like the opposite of closest().

Because i did not find a function for that in the jQuery-Framework i wrote some snippet my self:

jquerySorter = {

findChildren: function(start, match){


return jquerySorter.findChildren($(start).children('*'), match);

} else {

return $(start).children(match);




This is a Part of the complete SortingPlugin i wrote.

I hope this helps to implement a function which is like the opposite of closest, because i think lots of poeple need this.


Mark Paspirgilis

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Changed October 20, 2011 09:12PM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

resolution: → plugin
status: newclosed

This doesn't seem common enough to put into core, but can easily be done inline or via a plugin.