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get values of text boxes, by class, within a DIV where I know ID of DIV

Posted on 2011-09-27
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I have text boxes like this:

<input type="text" class="organization" size="32">

They are buried a few levels down beneath a DIV, such as:

<div id="abc">

</div>

In my script, I know the ID of the DIV. I need to get what is typed into the text box by class. There will be only one "organization" class within each DIV.

The text box is not a direct child of the DIV, which is where I'm getting a little confused.

Thank you!
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Question by:bbdesign
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guru_sami earned 500 total points
ID: 36712150
Something like this:

var tb = $("#abc input[class='organization']");
alert(tb.val());
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by:kswathi
ID: 36712181
Check the below links hope it helps

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4088467/jquery-get-value-in-input-text-box
http://api.jquery.com/val/

or try

$('.organization').keyup(function(e) {
  var $input = $(this);
    var value = $input.val();
  });

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hope it helps.
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by:bbdesign
ID: 36712282
That worked, with the exception that I just needed to add val() to the end. Thanks!
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