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checkbox check on failed validation

Thread began 6/18/2018 10:26 am by Jamie | Last modified 6/19/2018 1:49 pm by Ray Borduin | 191 views | 1 replies |


checkbox check on failed validation

Hey Ray

Have got a form with a styled checkbox that am trying to retain a check if any of the other form elements fail validation.

This is what I have but its not working

<label class="container" style="color:#1e1e1e;" >If you want to receive our regular helpful newsletter, just check this box.  Your details will <strong>NOT</strong> be shared with any 3rd party and will only be used to send you the newsletter and answer your query.
<input <?php if (!(strcmp((ValidatedField("contact_272","Newsletter")),1))) {echo "checked=\"checked\"";} ?> type="checkbox" id="Newsletter" name="Newsletter" value="Yes please">
<span class="checkmark"></span>

this is the css that is used to style the checkbox from a 'normal' one

/* trade checkbox for form */
.container {
display: block;
position: relative;
padding-left: 35px;
margin-bottom: 12px;
cursor: pointer;
font-size: 0.8em;
color: #fff;
line-height: 1.2;
-webkit-user-select: none;
-moz-user-select: none;
-ms-user-select: none;
user-select: none;
/* Hide the browser's default checkbox */
.container input {
position: absolute;
opacity: 0;
cursor: pointer;
/* Create a custom checkbox */
.checkmark {
position: absolute;
top: 0;
left: 0;
height: 25px;
width: 25px;
background-color: #fff;
border: 1px solid #1e1e1e;
/* On mouse-over, add a grey background color */
.container:hover input ~ .checkmark {
background-color: #ccc;
/* When the checkbox is checked, add a blue background */
.container input:checked ~ .checkmark {
background-color: #e74739;
border: none;
/* Create the checkmark/indicator (hidden when not checked) */
.checkmark:after {
content: "";
position: absolute;
display: none;
/* Show the checkmark when checked */
.container input:checked ~ .checkmark:after {
display: block;
/* Style the checkmark/indicator */
.container .checkmark:after {
left: 9px;
top: 5px;
width: 5px;
height: 10px;
border: solid white;
border-width: 0 3px 3px 0;
-webkit-transform: rotate(45deg);
-ms-transform: rotate(45deg);
transform: rotate(45deg);


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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Try this:

<?php if (!(strcmp((ValidatedField("contact_272","Newsletter")),"Yes please"))) {echo "checked=\"checked\"";} ?>
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