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This command returns a single HTML or XML element with the given id.
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This command returns a single HTML or XML element with the given id. This means it is actually a shortcut for <code>[https://developer.mozilla.org/en/DOM/document.querySelector document.querySelector()]</code>.
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If the JavaScript on the page already defines <code>$</code> for something else (like e.g. jQuery does), it will not be overwritten by this command.
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== Syntax ==
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<source lang="javascript">
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$(selector)
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</source>
== Parameters ==
== Parameters ==
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=== id ===
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=== selector ===
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Id of the element to return.
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Selector used to match the element to return. This follows the syntax of <code>document.querySelector()</code>. '''(required)'''
== Examples ==
== Examples ==
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<source lang="javascript">
<source lang="javascript">
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$("element")
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$("#element")
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</source>
This returns the element with the id <code>element</code>.
This returns the element with the id <code>element</code>.
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== See also ==
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* [[Command Line API]]
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[[Category:Firebug]]
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[[Category:UI]]
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[[Category:API]]

Latest revision as of 00:01, 22 November 2013

This command returns a single HTML or XML element with the given id. This means it is actually a shortcut for document.querySelector().

If the JavaScript on the page already defines $ for something else (like e.g. jQuery does), it will not be overwritten by this command.

Contents

[edit] Syntax

$(selector)

[edit] Parameters

[edit] selector

Selector used to match the element to return. This follows the syntax of document.querySelector(). (required)

[edit] Examples

$("#element")

This returns the element with the id element.

[edit] See also

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