Gaurav_0093 Gaurav_0093 -3 years ago 142
jQuery Question

To get string from selected text in javascript?

I am using dropdown list to get the selected text value
here is my code

var priceValue = $("#ddlprice option:selected").text();

and i am getting value like Basic Cotton Ultra ($20.05)

I just want Basic Cotton Ultra from the value
so how can i extract this.

Answer Source

Just use Regular expression to remove all the brackets and tex inside like bellow snippet :

var result = "Basic Cotton Ultra ($20.05)".replace(/ *\([^)]*\) */g, "");

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