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

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Accessing sibling controls

In the previous recipe, we traversed upwards and downwards from an element in the DOM tree. In this recipe, let's traverse to other controls on the same level. The constructs used in this example are summarized as follows:

Construct

Type

Description

$(".class")

jQuery selector

This matches all elements with the specified CSS class

$("html_tag")

jQuery selector

This selects all elements with the specified HTML tag

$(this)

jQuery object

This refers to the current jQuery object

.click()

jQuery event binder

This binds a handler to the click event of an element

event.preventDefault()

jQuery method

This prevents the default action of the event from being triggered

.focus()

jQuery event binder ...

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