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Function to select all

Pat Peg
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Joined: Feb 04, 2005
Posts: 195
I have this function

It is suppose to �check all� check boxes when the link is selected but it isn�t working in IE (or FF but IE is what I am trying for). I tried using FF error console but I don�t get any errors�I know the name of the checkboxes are all the same but that is needed for other functionality.
Any ideas on what could be the cause?

Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
Do not check for the value of on/off, look at the check state of the checkbox.

Pat Peg
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Joined: Feb 04, 2005
Posts: 195
OK-I tried that it makes the code cleaner but it still fails to function...

function CheckAll() {

var i;
//Check all or Uncheck all awards...
for ( i in ListRecordForm.p_search_award_type ) {
if ( ListRecordForm.p_search_award_type[i].checked ) //turn them off
ListRecordForm.p_search_award_type[i].checked = false;
else //turn them off
ListRecordForm.p_search_award_type[i].checked = true;

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63548

Or you could save yourself some gray hair and do it with jQuery. The code to check all checkboxes:

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