Description: Selects elements that have the specified attribute with a value containing a given word, delimited by spaces.
This selector matches the test string against each word in the attribute value, where a "word" is defined as a string delimited by whitespace. The selector matches if the test string is exactly equal to any of the words.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script> </head> <body> <input name="man-news" /> <input name="milk man" /> <input name="letterman2" /> <input name="newmilk" /> <script>$("input[name~=man]").val("mr. man is in it!");</script> </body> </html>