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#12448 closed bug (fixed)

Opened September 03, 2012 05:59PM UTC

Closed September 20, 2012 02:22PM UTC

:contains() edge case throwing an error

Reported by: Motty Owned by: timmywil
Priority: high Milestone: 1.8.2
Component: selector Version: 1.8.0
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

As I said, this is probably an edge case but this error doesn't occur in jQuery versions prior to 1.8.

When I use the contains selector to try and target an element containing a position selector text like this:


I get an error:

Uncaught Error: Syntax error, unrecognized expression: :contains(" jquery-1.8.0.js:4512

Here is a demo which works fine in older versions of jQuery.

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Change History (2)

Changed September 04, 2012 03:00PM UTC by timmywil comment:1

component: unfiledselector
owner: → timmywil
priority: undecidedhigh
status: newassigned

Changed September 20, 2012 02:22PM UTC by timmywil comment:2

milestone: 1.next1.8.2
resolution: → fixed
status: assignedclosed