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Extract message using Jquery

Posted on 2013-01-19
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Hello Experts.

I am trying to extract "Save completed successfully" from the html below and place in a  variable using jquery or javascript. I don't know if it matters but notice that the span class id is the same for both spans.


Thanks
Bill

<div class="ui-widget advance-error">
<div class="ui-state-highlight ui-corner-all" style="padding: 0 .7em;">
<p><span class="ui-icon ui-icon-info" style="float: left; margin-right: .3em;"></span>
 MESSAGE ONE
</p>
</div>
</div>
<div class="ui-widget advance-error">
<div class="ui-state-highlight ui-corner-all" style="padding: 0 .7em;">
<p><span class="ui-icon ui-icon-info" style="float: left; margin-right: .3em;"></span>
Save completed successfully
</p>
</div>
</div>
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check this page : http://jsfiddle.net/kJx3d/1/
$("div.ui-widget.advance-error p:last").text();

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by:bill_home
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Thanks leakim971,

But I can't guarantee that the " save completed" will be the last message.

Also, thanks for the link that is awesome!!

Bill
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by:leakim971
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so the question is what can you guarantee? if you've no id, no unique class, no unique reference, you have no way to get your message
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by:bill_home
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got it thanks!! It is a quagmire. thanks for the help.
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