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jquery validation highlight

Posted on 2009-03-31
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Hello,

I'm trying to use jquery validation highlight method but I get an error:

highlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if (element.attr("name") == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").addClass("error");
  },
  unhighlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if (element.attr("name") == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").removeClass("error");
  }


"element.attr is not a function"

Any ideas?

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Question by:Steggs
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Albert Van Halen earned 300 total points
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element is the DOM element.
You have to create a jquery object to use attr method
Use $(element).attr()
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by:captaincagemen
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Try it like this:
highlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if ($(element).attr("name") == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").addClass("error");
  },
  unhighlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if ($(element).attr("name") == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").removeClass("error");
  }

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by:Albert Van Halen
Albert Van Halen earned 300 total points
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Here's the code
You could also refer to the name attribute of the DOM element directly using element.name
// Using jquery
highlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if ($(element).attr("name") == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").addClass("error");
  },
  unhighlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if ($(element).attr("name") == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").removeClass("error");
  }
 
//using DOM
highlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if (element.name == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").addClass("error");
  },
  unhighlight: function(element, errorClass) {
     if (element.name == "aupairLanguageList")
        $("#multiSelect-aupairLanguageList-title").removeClass("error");
  }

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