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Jquery - .remove() bug

Posted on 2011-09-21
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I'm trying to remove empty UL tags using Jquery below:

$("ul").each(function(){
     if ($(this).find("li").length == 0) {
     $(this).remove();
     // $(this).css("border","20px solid red");
     }
});

The strange thing is the $(this).remove(); doesn't work, whereas $(this).css("border","20px solid red"); in the code above works!

Are there any known bugs with .remove() ?  
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Question by:jeremyll
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by:ansudhindra
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your code is working..
I dont see any bugs and is doing what it has to do..

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by:leakim971
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please provide the html
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by:ansudhindra
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here is the working one..

http://jsfiddle.net/Sudhindra/6hybe/

Please post the complete code (html)...

BR- Sudhindra-www.clicksperday.com
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// Not quite what you what but try this instead:

$(this).css( {display: "none"} );
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