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Most recently selected checkbox

J Chung

Joined: Jan 25, 2006
Posts: 9

I have a bunch of checkboxes, and I have an alert that informs the user when he has selected the maximum number of selections. So say my maximum is six: once the user clicks on his sixth checkbox, the alert appears.

What I'm trying to do is to prevent the user from selecting a seventh checkbox unless he deselects one of the six already selected. I can retrieve all the checkbox elements as one array and access each checkbox via its index, but how can I reliably retrieve the index of the most recently selected checkbox (i.e., the index of the seventh checkbox so I can set its "checked" attribute to "false")?
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385

I agree. Here's the link:
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