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javascript to set the parents css selector on a click event

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by:Greg Alexander
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In pure javascript I think this would do it:

<script>
function change_class(ele){
	d = ele.parentNode;
	d.className = d.className + " another_class";
}
</script>

<div class="one_class">
	<div id="element" onClick="change_class(this)">Content</div>
</div>

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Greg Alexander earned 2000 total points
ID: 40467086
A jquery verion:

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

<div class="one_class">
	<div id="element" onClick="$(this).parent().addClass('another_class');">Content</div>
</div>

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