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jQuery :lt() Selector

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Example

Select the 4 first <tr> elements:

$("tr:lt(4)")
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Definition and Usage

The :lt() selector selects elements with an index number less than a specified number.

The index numbers start at 0.

This is mostly used together with another selector to select the first elements in a group (like in the example above).

Tip: Use the :gt selector to select elements index numbers greater than the specified number.


Syntax

$(":lt(index)")

Parameter Description
index Required. Specifies which element to select.
Elements with an index lesser than the specified number is selected.

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