How do I use jQuery to hide an empty div?

I tried it on jsfiddle: https://jsfiddle.net/lupocatttivo/tmLw9e56/
but it doesn't seem to work :(

any ideas?

thanks
badwolfffAsked:
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Tom BeckCommented:
What you have would only work if the div was truly empty, no carriage returns, no tabs, no spaces.

https://jsfiddle.net/tmLw9e56/1/
badwolfffAuthor Commented:
Thanks. But I need the jquery to work on my html. It is auto-generated so I can't intervene on its formatting.

any ideas?
Tom BeckCommented:

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Prakash SamariyaIT ProfessionalCommented:
it's because it has (space) between the <div> and</div> tag, once removed all the space it worked :)

existing DIV
<div class="newprice" style="padding-bottom: 10px; width:200px; height:200px; background-color:#ff0080">
                                                          </div>
Empty DIV
<div class="newprice" style="padding-bottom: 10px; width:200px; height:200px; background-color:#ff0080"></div>
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