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#7459 closed bug (duplicate)

Opened November 10, 2010 05:46PM UTC

Closed November 10, 2010 08:06PM UTC

Last modified November 10, 2010 08:06PM UTC

Escaping meta-characters in Internet Explorer 6 and 7

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: 1.5
Component: unfiled Version: 1.4.3
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Documentation for Selectors contains following part:

«If you wish to use any of the meta-characters (

) as a literal part of a name, you must escape the character with two backslashes:
. For example, if you have an an input with
, you can use the selector

Internet Explorer versions below 8 do not understand selectors with double backslashes before meta-characters in names.

For example, selector

does not find tag
<input name="files[]" />
, while selectors
finds it in all browsers.

Which version of the selector is correct?

Please, represent your answer in documentation.

And sorry for my english, I hope you understand me.

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Change History (5)

Changed November 10, 2010 06:28PM UTC by comment:1

Upd: it seems like this belongs only to "find" method

Changed November 10, 2010 06:31PM UTC by comment:2 - try to open it in different browsers

Changed November 10, 2010 06:47PM UTC by anonymous comment:3

in jQuery 1.4.2 and less problem shows up in all browsers

Changed November 10, 2010 08:06PM UTC by snover comment:4

resolution: → duplicate
status: newclosed

Changed November 10, 2010 08:06PM UTC by snover comment:5

Duplicate of #6428.