Use jQuery to hide a DIV when the user clicks outside of it

From: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1403615/use-jquery-to-hide-a-div-when-the-user-clicks-outside-of-it


$(document).mouseup(function (e)
{
var container = $("YOUR CONTAINER SELECTOR");

if (!container.is(e.target) // if the target of the click isn't the container...
&& container.has(e.target).length === 0) // ... nor a descendant of the container
{
container.hide();
}
});

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