Using onCheck() to "lock" checkboxes

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I want to put two columns of checkboxes on a page...

one column labeled "yes", one labeled "no".

I want the "yes" boxes to all be checked...I don't want them to be uncheckable...if you try to uncheck it, I want a blur() or something to occur so the "checked" value is retained.

I want the "no" boxes all unchecked and I don't want them to be checkable.

I am trying somethinglike this...

<form name="checks">
<input type="checkbox" name="box1" onCheck=document.checks.box1.checked = false;>


<form name="checks">
<input CHECKED type="checkbox" name="box1" onCheck=document.checks.box1.checked = true;>

Obviously this isn't working if I'm here asking you guys...

Anyone up on the lockage of the boxage???


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Checkboxes are kept in the dom as an array so you need to in clude an index to refrerence them that way.  It is better to use:
<input CHECKED type="checkbox" name="box1" onCheck=this.checked = true;>

That way the reference is unambitguous.

Sorry Cd&... but that doesn't work... hehehe

here it is weaponX:

<input type="checkbox" name="box1" onClick="this.checked = true;" checked>


<input type="checkbox" name="box2" onClick="this.checked = false;">

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ivanmata is right across the board.

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