I have solved with:

$$('#[id~="part1"] [id~="partF"]')

Thanks.

Lorenzo


2009/10/8 T.J. Crowder <t...@crowdersoftware.com>

>
> Hi,
>
> I'm afraid those IDs are invalid. IDs cannot contain spaces.[1]  Do
> you mean to be uses classes, perhaps?
>
> But leaving aside that issue, yes, $$ can do substring matches within
> attributes using substring attribute selectors[2].  So for instance,
> if you used underscores instead:
>
> <div id='one_two_three'>alpha</div>
> <div id='one_three'>beta</div>
> <div id='three_one'>gamma</div>
> <div id='three'>delta</div>
>
> Then $$("[id*=three]") would match all four divs above.
>
> HTH,
> --
> T.J. Crowder
> Independent Software Consultant
> tj / crowder software / com
> www.crowdersoftware.com
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/types.html#type-name
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#attribute-substrings
>
> On Oct 8, 10:27 am, lodecesa <lorenzo.deces...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have two strings 'part1' and 'partF'.
> >
> > I want to get the reference to the element that have the two strings
> > in its id:
> >
> >   <input type="text" id="partA part1 part2 partD">
> >   <input type="text" id="partB part1 part3 partE">
> >   <input type="text" id="partC part1 part4 partF">
> >   <input type="text" id="partD part1 part5 partG">
> >
> > I can use the $$ utility?
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Lorenzo
> >
>

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