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HTML Checkbox Help

Hi, I created a web template and modified the HTML to add checkboxs in front of the rows. I did this using the table API.

When the user pushes the submit button I run a script to collect the selections.

I would now like to call another query with the user selections as a filter. If the user selected 10 or 20 materials I would like to call the query with these materials. I think it could be done using a command url, but don't know how to do this yet.

Can anyone help out?


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    Posted on Feb 25, 2005 at 07:06 AM


    the easiest way would be to just do this via a correctly defined form

    for each row create a checkbox with correctly defined names and values

    <input type="checkbox" name="FILTER_VALUE_n" value="Yourvalue">

    You then just have to fill the filter value in the value properties and increase n always by one

    on the first row you also add a <form>-Tag with the required action

    and close it at the last row of the table.The form tag should have the action defined; you can add also hidden input fields into the form for addtional parameters.

    (You probably need a form anyhow. Because when the user checks for example 40 materials, you will get URL length restrictions)


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      Hi Heike, Thanks for your response.

      I have already successfully added the button and checkboxes and have collected the values into a js array. Now I need to build? a command url to call the query I want with the selections.

      Can you help with this part or point me to an example?


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