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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#7904 closed bug (duplicate)

$(element).add(selector) incorrectly uses element as the default context

Reported by: [email protected] Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: 1.next
Component: unfiled Version: 1.4.4
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


When doing:


the context for the selector defaults to element, rather than the document. While this can easily be fixed by explicitly specifying the context, this behavior can have unexpected and undesired results. For example in an HTML document:

// This effectively results in all elements being added

// Surprisingly, the following calls are equivalent, adding
// only the document and its children

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by [email protected]

Note a typo in the last comment, which apparently I can't edit: [...] adding only the document body and its children

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by ajpiano

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by ajpiano

Duplicate of #7853.

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