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jQuery Highlight Effect

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Description:

The Highlight effect can be used with effect() method. This highlights the element's background with a specific color, default is yellow.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this effect:

selector.effect( "highlight", {arguments}, speed );

Parameters:

Here is the description of all the arguments:

Example:

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this effect:

<html>
<head>
<title>the title</title>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
   src="/jquery/jquery-1.3.2.min.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
   src="/jquery/jquery-ui-1.7.2.custom.min.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   
    $(document).ready(function() {

      $("#button").click(function(){
         $(".target").effect( "highlight", 
          {color:"#669966"}, 3000 );
      });

   });
   </script>
   <style>
      p {
           background-color:#bca;
           width:200px; 
           border:1px solid green; 
        }
     div{ width:100px; 
            height:100px; 
            background:red;  
        }
  </style>
</head>
<body>

   <p>Click the button</p>
   <button id="button"> Highlight </button>

   <div class="target">
   </div>
  
</body>
</html>

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.


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