how to grab and display an element with specified class

after a form is submitted I have a success function:

success: function(data) { ....

what i want to do is check to see if data contains a div with a specified class.
if yes then display that element and if no then continue on as normal.

thanks
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santhimurthydCommented:
will help you to get the controls with specific css name
$(".classname")

Take a look into the sample

http://api.jquery.com/class-selector/
dgrafxAuthor Commented:
i've seen this link
i'm unable to find the correct syntax
that's why i asked the question
santhimurthydCommented:
check this


$(".classname").each(function(index) {
    alert(index + ': ' + $(this).text());
});
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dgrafxAuthor Commented:
so where are we inputting data (as in function(data)) ?
santhimurthydCommented:
Yes,

For more info, you can get it here
http://api.jquery.com/each/
dgrafxAuthor Commented:
here is the solution:
success: function(data) {
$('.zzz').html($(data).load($('.xxx'))[0]);
}

after submit - this will take the element whose class is xxx and put it in the element whose class is zzz

one could use an id if wanted instead

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dgrafxAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for dgrafx's comment http:/Q_27486084.html#37262614

for the following reason:

The solution is provided<br />thanks
santhimurthydCommented:
Do you have got your solution from the comments else by your own.
dgrafxAuthor Commented:
of course i derived the solution on my own and from googling.

it's not a problem but all you did was post a couple links that did not address the issue.

have a good one ...
dgrafxAuthor Commented:
solution is provided
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