jQuery prevUntil() Method

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jQuery prevUntil() Method

The jQuery prevUntil() method returns all previous sibling elements between the selector and stop.

Note: stop is optional.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery prevUntil() Method</h1> <ul> <li>Apple</li> <li>Banana</li> <li>Cheery</li> <li>Dragon fruit</li> <li class="start">Elderberry</li> <li>fig</li> <li>Grapes</li> <li>Honeydew</li> </ul> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("li.start").prevUntil().css("color", "red"); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$(selector).prevUntil(stop, filter);

Parameter Values

Value Type Explanation
stop Optional Specifies a string containing a selector expression to indicate where to stop matching preceding sibling elements.
filter Optional Specifies a string containing a selector expression to match elements against.

Browser Support

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prevUntil() with Stop

In the following example, we will return the elements between .start and .end class selectors

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery prevUntil() Method</h1> <ul> <li>Apple</li> <li class="end">Banana</li> <li>Cheery</li> <li>Dragon fruit</li> <li class="start">Elderberry</li> <li>fig</li> <li>Grapes</li> <li>Honeydew</li> </ul> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("li.start").prevUntil("li.end").css("color", "red"); }); </script> </body> </html>

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