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Pravesh Singh
Pravesh Singh

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Posted on    January-20-2015 10:06 PM

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I am trying to link several different elements together so that one specific class element can activate an action on another specific class element (for instance, if .ph5 is clicked, .art5 will be visible)

This is what I have so far:

var back = [$(".art1"), $(".art2"), $(".art3"), $(".art4"), $(".art5"), $(".art6"), $(".art7"), $(".art8"), $(".art9")];

var front = [$(".ph1"), $(".ph2"), $(".ph3"), $(".ph4"), $(".ph5"), $(".ph6"), $(".ph7"), $(".ph8"), $(".ph9")];


$('front').click(function(e) {

  var clicked = $(e.clicked);

  for (var i = 0; back.length; i++) {

    if (clicked.is(front[i])) {





Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to work for me. Is there something wrong with my code and/or is there a better way to "link" multiple classes together?

Mark Devid
Mark Devid

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Posted on    January-20-2015 10:40 PM

If you gave them all the same common class it is even simpler. You can get an index from a collection of elements using index() and use eq() to match another set of elements (assumes both sets in same order)

var $front = $('.ph'); // all have same class


   var index = $front.index(this); // index of element clicked within collection

   $('.art').hide().eq(index).show();  // hide all,then show the matching index 




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