This is ugly and there has to be a better way to write it in jQuery


Thats just stupid looking, but its the best way i can think of writing it. I tried parentsUntil('li') but that didnt work at all and i also tried parents('li') and closest('li'). Isnt there something in jQuery with the equivalent of:


If not i think ill try submitting it to the jQuery core...

Here is my HTML (long so i put it on pastebin):

Working on getting JSFiddle in there...


Try this:



But, closest should work as well:



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