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JavaScript: Exclude items from document.querySelectorAll

Posted on 2014-03-14
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var items = document.querySelectorAll('.x .y .z');

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That selects all elements with the matching CSS pattern.  I do NOT want to select any elements that contain the class: "skip".

So this should match:
<div class="x"><p class="y"><em class="z"></em></p></div>

But this should NOT match:
<div class="x"><p class="y"><em class="z skip"></em></p></div>

How can this be done with JavaScript or jQuery?
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You can use :not()

e.g.
document.querySelectorAll('.x:not(.skip),.y:not(.skip),.z:not(.skip)');
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