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Why is my Jquery code behaving strangely?

Posted on 2011-10-16
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12

Within the HTML file you will find that I have 5 child divs under the #sitedivs.

With this line of code I am trying to set each of the children's css "left" value
for (i=0; i<$("#sitedivs").children().length-1; i++)							
	$("#sitedivs div:eq(i)").css("left", i*$(window).width()+"px" );

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Strangely this code does nothing at all.
However if instead of "i" value I were to put in real numerical values, it work, as shown below:
$("#sitedivs div:eq(3)").css("left",3*$(window).width()+"px" );

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Please help as this is damned maddening!

thanks in advance
Question by:badwolfff
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 36976426
Try this:

					var ww = $(window).width();
					var lft = i*ww;
					$("#sitedivs div:eq("+i+")").css("left", lft+"px" );

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Accepted Solution

Lukasz Chmielewski earned 2000 total points
ID: 36976431
Sorry for the tabulators, I guess the problem was with this:
$("#sitedivs div:eq("+i+")")

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