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  • Last Updated : 14 Nov, 2022
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The jQuery :lt() selector selects elements using an index number which works on less than a specified number. The index numbers start from 0. 

Syntax:

$(":lt(index)")

Parameter:

  • index: Index number which is selected. Element which is lesser than the specified index number is selected.

Example 1: 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <script src=
  </script>
  <script>
    $(document).ready(function () {
      $("ol:lt(3)").css(
        "background-color", "green");
    });
  </script>
</head>
<body>
  <h1>Welcome to My Web Page</h1>
  <ol id="1">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <ol id="2">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <ol id="3">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <ol id="4">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
</body>
</html>

Output:

 

 

Example 2:

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <script src=
  </script>
  <script>
    $(document).ready(function () {
      $("button").click(function () {
        $("ol:lt(2)").css("color", "red");
      });
    });
  </script>
</head>
<body>
  <h1>jQuery | :lt() Selector</h1>
  <ol id="1">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <ol id="2">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <ol id="3">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <ol id="4">
    <li>GEEKS</li>
    <li>FOR</li>
    <li>GEEKS</li>
  </ol>
  <br>
  <button>Change color</button>
</body>
</html>

Output:

 


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