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#2926 closed bug (invalid)

Opened May 23, 2008 08:26AM UTC

Closed May 23, 2008 04:46PM UTC

Last modified September 09, 2011 02:40PM UTC

tilde in id prevents jquery from selecting the object

Reported by: deg Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 1.3
Component: core Version: 1.2.5
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

if you use a tilde in a an id for example 'a~b' then this object is no longer selectable. $("#a~b") doesn't seem to work. Bug or feature? :)

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Changed May 23, 2008 04:46PM UTC by flesler comment:1

resolution: → invalid
status: newclosed

You can escape characters by prepending \\\\

so it will be: $("#a\\\\~b")

Changed September 09, 2011 07:05AM UTC by anonymous comment:2

OK i didnt got it, what should i prepend cause i have same problem and i also think its jquery bug.

Changed September 09, 2011 02:40PM UTC by rwaldron comment:3