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#3419 closed bug (wontfix)

Opened September 27, 2008 04:24PM UTC

Closed September 28, 2008 08:58PM UTC

css selection bug: $("*").filter("body, body *") selects html and head

Reported by: pepijn Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 1.3
Component: selector Version: 1.2.6
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

this is my first bug report, so pleas be kind and explain if i did something wrong.

$("*").filter("body, body *").css({display: "block", border: "1px solid red"});

even makes the head visible in safari.

i was writing a plugin that would break if * is supplied as argument, so i want to filter out the head(and everything in it) and html tags.

$("*").not("html, head, head *").css({display: "block", border: "1px solid red"});

stopped it from making the header visible and giving it red borders, but title and 2 script tags seem to be included still.

placing $("head").css("display", "block"); after it revealed that indeed the title and script tags had red borders.

however, if i just type the following in the head, nothing happens to it.


body, body * {

border:1px solid blue;




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Changed September 28, 2008 08:58PM UTC by flesler comment:1

resolution: → wontfix
status: newclosed

filter() only supports simple selectors for now, that is, descendance selectors, etc cannot be used with filter() for now.