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#11031 closed feature (invalid)

Opened December 15, 2011 11:23AM UTC

Closed January 11, 2012 04:33PM UTC

.children() multiple hierarchy levels

Reported by: tsukasa1989 Owned by: tsukasa1989
Priority: undecided Milestone: None
Component: unfiled Version: 1.7.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Currently working on a project and since I do know the exact structure and I want a good performance I am using the following code (this is faster then .find()):


The code functions, but it would be better if something like this is possible, which currently returns 0 elements:

$("#moduleConatainer").children("table tbody tr")
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Changed December 15, 2011 01:38PM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

owner: → tsukasa1989
status: newpending

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Changed December 15, 2011 02:59PM UTC by tsukasa1989 comment:2

status: pendingnew

I have a fiddle here:

Running this code:

console.log("children('div').children('label') length: " + $("#container").children("div").children("label").length);

console.log("children('div label') length: " + $("#container").children("div label").length);

On this HTML:

<div id="container">


children('div').children('label') length: 1
children('div label') length: 0

Changed January 11, 2012 04:33PM UTC by dmethvin comment:3

_comment0: \ \ Read the selector from right to left. You're selecting inputs below #container and there are none. Followups to \ 1326299619126667
resolution: → invalid
status: newclosed

Read the selector from right to left. You're selecting labels below #container and there are none. Followups to