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#12299 closed bug (invalid)

Opened August 14, 2012 07:25PM UTC

Closed August 14, 2012 07:46PM UTC

"form :input[text|select|checkbox]" selector works in 1.7 but NOT in 1.8

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Priority: undecided Milestone: None
Component: selector Version: 1.8.0
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I've created a jsFiddle to illustrate the problem. It works fine in previous jQuery libraries but not in 1.8:

I get the following error in Firebug:

Error: Syntax error, unrecognized expression: form :input[text|select|checkbox]

[Break On This Error]

...=[]),o&&(e=" "+e);while(e){k=!1;if(j=B.exec(e))e=e.slice(j[0].length),k=d.push({...

I thought it may be poor practice for me to use "select" in there too since "select" is not a type of the "input" family so i tried taking it out ("form :input[text|checkbox]") but that didn't work either and it did in older versions.

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Changed August 14, 2012 07:46PM UTC by gibson042 comment:1

component: unfiledselector
resolution: → invalid
status: newclosed

Actually, you've uncovered a bug in jQuery 1.7.2 (specifically, the included version of Sizzle):

That selector syntax is invalid, and we're now throwing an exception when we encounter it.