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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook - Second Edition by Sonal Aneel Allana

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Selecting an element by its position in the DOM

This recipe demonstrates how to use an element's position with respect to its parent when you access it in the DOM tree. We will use the ASP.NET ListBox control for this purpose. The constructs used in this example are as follows:

Construct

Type

Description

$("#id > *")

jQuery selector

This selects all descendant elements of the control with the specified ID.

$("#id :first-child")

jQuery selector

This selects the first child element of the control with the specified ID.

$("#id :last-child")

jQuery selector

This selects the last child element of the control with the specified ID.

$("#id :lt(i)")

jQuery selector

This selects all child elements of the control with the specified ...

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