# How to escape square brackets in jQuery selector?

jQueryWeb DevelopmentFront End Technology

To escape square brackets in jQuery selectors is quite easy. Let’s see with an example of escaping the brackets in the name of the <select> box.

## Example

Whatever you will select, will get added to the textarea on button click.

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<script>
$(document).ready(function() {$("#addnow").click(function () {
$("#myselect :selected").each(function () {$("#text").val($("#text").val() +$(this).text() + "\n");
});
});
});
</script>