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checkBoxTag()


View Helpers Form Tag Functions string controller


Builds and returns a string containing a check box form control based on the supplied name. Note: Pass any additional arguments like class, rel, and id, and the generated tag will also include those values as HTML attributes.

Name Type Required Default Description
name string Yes Name to populate in tag's name attribute.
checked boolean No false Whether or not the check box should be checked by default.
value string No 1 Value of check box in its checked state.
uncheckedValue string No The value of the check box when it's on the unchecked state.
label string No The label text to use in the form control.
labelPlacement string No around Whether to place the label before, after, or wrapped around the form control. Label text placement can be controlled using aroundLeft or aroundRight.
prepend string No String to prepend to the form control. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
append string No String to append to the form control. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
prependToLabel string No String to prepend to the form control's label. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
appendToLabel string No String to append to the form control's label. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
encode any No true When set to true, encodes tag content, attribute values, and URLs so that Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks can be prevented. Set to attributes to only encode attribute values and not tag content.
<!--- Example 1: Basic usage involves a `label`, `name`, and `value` --->
#checkBoxTag(name="subscribe", value="true", label="Subscribe to our newsletter", checked=false)#
<!--- Example 2: Loop over a query to display choices and whether or not they are checked --->
// Controller code
pizza = model("pizza").findByKey(session.pizzaId);
selectedToppings = pizza.toppings();
toppings = model("topping").findAll(order="name");
<!--- View code --->
<fieldset>
<legend>Toppings</legend>
<cfoutput query="toppings">
#checkBoxTag(name="toppings", value="true", label=toppings.name, checked=YesNoFormat(ListFind(ValueList(selectedToppings.id), toppings.id))#
</cfoutput>
</fieldset>

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