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#6749 closed bug (worksforme)

Opened July 01, 2010 03:19AM UTC

Closed July 02, 2010 02:43AM UTC

Escape single quote in IE7

Reported by: xuantl Owned by:
Priority: Milestone: 1.4.3
Component: selector Version: 1.3.2
Keywords: escape single quote Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

I have an image:

<img src="" alt="Purple' Punch" />

and I try to call:

alert($('img [alt="Purple\\' Punch"]'));


alert($("img [alt='Purple\\' Punch']"));

This run well in Firefox. In IE7, it causes error "Object doesn't support this property or method".

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Changed July 02, 2010 02:43AM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

resolution: → worksforme
status: newclosed

You need to double the backslashes because the first one is "eaten" by Javascript. If you need more help, ask on the forum.