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Use 'return' to break out of each() loops early.


    <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery-1.3.2.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
            $("button").click(function () {
              $("div").each(function (index, domEle) {
                $(domEle).css("backgroundColor", "yellow"); 
                if ($(this).is("#stop")) {
                  return false;
        <button>Change colors</button> 
          <div id="stop">Stop here</div>



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