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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#7078 closed bug (duplicate)

.find() cannot select nodes based on the inline style attribute

Reported by: adam.wulf Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: 1.4.3
Component: selector Version: 1.4.1
Keywords: find style Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


$content.find("[style*=color]") will never find any nodes, even if they have color defined in the inlien style.

I've uploaded an html file that reproduces the bug

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bad_style_selector.html (1.0 KB) - added by adam.wulf 13 years ago.
shows .find() not being able to select based on inline style

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Change History (5)

Changed 13 years ago by adam.wulf

Attachment: bad_style_selector.html added

shows .find() not being able to select based on inline style

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by adam.wulf

just to be exceptionally clear, this bug affects selecting any of the inline style, not just color. using the style attribute at all in the selector doesn't work. :)

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by snover

Priority: highlow

This is only an issue in IE. All other browsers work fine. Live test case

That said, trying to select elements based on inline styles is an exceedingly horrible idea. You should almost certainly be using class names instead.

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by adam.wulf

I've updated the text case to show it also not working in Firefox and Safari. the problem is specific to the .find() method, as opposed to using jQuery(). Updated test case at: http://jsfiddle.net/qJdXW/1/

I'm trying to use jQuery to help clean up Word content that has been pasted into a tinymce editor. I need to be able to select based on inline styles, since the HTML it's inserting doesn't have classnames.


comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by snover

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Duplicate of #3399.

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