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Filter subset of elements.

Description

The .slice() method is used to reduce the matched set to a subset of the specified indices range.

Syntax


Signature Description
.slice(start [, end] )Reduce the matched set to a subset of the specifed indices range.

Parameters


Parameter Description Type
startAn integer indicating the 0-based position at which the elements begin to be selected.
If negative, it indicates an offset from the end of the set.
Number
endAn integer indicating the 0-based position at which the elements stop being selected.
If negative, it indicates an offset from the end of the set.
If omitted, the range continues until the end of the set.
Number

Return

A jQuery object containing a subset of the matched set.

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Reduce the matched set to a subset of the specifed indices range.

In the examples below we select all 'td' elements within the table with the class of 'testtable' and then reduce the matched set to the subsets specified. Remember we start from 0 and stop before the 'end' parameter.

Table For Testing The .slice(start [, end] ) Signature
Table Row 1, Table Data 1 Table Row 1, Table Data 2
Table Row 2, Table Data 1 Table Row 2, Table Data 2
Table Row 3, Table Data 1 Table Row 3, Table Data 2


$(function(){
  $('#btn3').on('click', function() {
    $('.testtable td').slice(2, 6)
                      .css('backgroundColor', 'orange');
  });
  $('#btn4').on('click', function() {
    $('.testtable td').slice(-5, -2)
                      .css('backgroundColor', 'olive');
  });
});

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