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I do not understand why the examples in the manual not work. Here in the forum I do not see the ricgt code as well. I feel stupid.

I have a field, defined as checkboxes, values populated by other field. (I do not know how many values my client fills in there)

Please, how do I code this in my form? In the form, when coding {MYFIELDNAME} it just puts out all the values, no checkboxes there. This code does not work either:

{options:MYFIELDNAME}
<label class="checkbox">
<input type="checkbox" id="{MYFIELDNAME}" name="{MYFIELDNAME}[]" value="{option_value}"{checked}> {option_value}
</label>
{/options:MYFIELDNAME} 

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Second time lucky!

I believe that Hansl was actually trying to have a check box field populate CartThrob item options.

That can be achieved by replacing his code with...

<select name="item_options[maat]">
  {maat}
    <option value="{item}">{item}</option>
  {/maat}
</select>
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Don't feel stupid! You were very close.

The only thing you need to change is the ID and name attributes don't need the {}'s around them.

It should work if you make it...

{options:MYFIELDNAME}
    <label class="checkbox">
        <input type="checkbox" id="MYFIELDNAME" name="MYFIELDNAME[]" value="{option_value}"{checked}> {option_value}
    </label>
{/options:MYFIELDNAME} 
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  • I am so sorry, that code did not output OK. I tried also with closing the input tag, no luck.
    – Hansl
    Mar 2, 2014 at 19:43
  • Input tags are self closing, so no need to close that with</input>. what is your field name actually called?
    – Mutual
    Mar 2, 2014 at 19:48
  • Complex commenting system, not used to, sorry. this i my tag with original field name {options:maat} <label class="checkbox"> <input type="checkbox" id="maat" name="maat[]" value="{option_value}"{checked}> {option_value} /> </label> {/options:maat}
    – Hansl
    Mar 2, 2014 at 19:51
  • That '/>' is definitely superfluous so should be removed. Could you email me login to the control panel to [email protected] and I will take a look into it for you and report back here with the answer for everyone else.
    – Mutual
    Mar 2, 2014 at 19:53
  • I do appreciate this VERY much. I have send you a mail to the address I found on your site.
    – Hansl
    Mar 2, 2014 at 20:15

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