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<html lang="en">
  <title>jQuery UI Selectable - Serialize</title>
  <link type="text/css" href="js/themes/base/ui.all.css" rel="stylesheet" />
  <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery-1.3.2.js"></script>
  <script type="text/javascript" src="js/ui/ui.core.js"></script>
  <script type="text/javascript" src="js/ui/ui.selectable.js"></script>
  <link type="text/css" href="js/demos.css" rel="stylesheet" />
  <style type="text/css">
  #feedback { font-size: 1.4em; }
  #selectable .ui-selecting { background: #FECA40; }
  #selectable .ui-selected { background: #F39814; color: white; }
  #selectable { list-style-type: none; margin: 0; padding: 0; width: 60%; }
  #selectable li { margin: 3px; padding: 0.4em; font-size: 1.4em; height: 18px; }
  <script type="text/javascript">
  $(function() {
      stop: function(){
        var result = $("#select-result").empty();
        $(".ui-selected", this).each(function(){
          var index = $("#selectable li").index(this);
          result.append(" #" + (index + 1));
<div class="demo">

<p id="feedback">
You've selected: <span id="select-result">none</span>.

<ol id="selectable">
  <li class="ui-widget-content">Item 1</li>
  <li class="ui-widget-content">Item 2</li>
  <li class="ui-widget-content">Item 3</li>
  <li class="ui-widget-content">Item 4</li>
  <li class="ui-widget-content">Item 5</li>
  <li class="ui-widget-content">Item 6</li>

</div><!-- End demo -->

<div class="demo-description">

<p>Write a function that fires on the <code>stop</code> event to collect the index values of selected items.  Present values as feedback, or pass as a data string.</p>

</div><!-- End demo-description -->

30.147.UI Selectable
30.147.1.jQuery UI Selectable - Default functionality
30.147.2.jQuery UI Selectable - Display as grid
30.147.3.jQuery UI Selectable - Serialize
30.147.4.Selectable events: selected, unselected, start and stop
30.147.5.Set containment to the container and distance to 30
30.147.6.Selectable selecting and unselecting