Simple checkBox question

Posted on 2004-04-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-15
I have the following checkBox I am trying to display on my form but it show unchecked even though the data shows checked.


Any idea hoew to get it to properly display?

Question by:Jimbo456
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tovvenki earned 250 total points
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If the datareader["Active"] is a bit or boolean then assign it straight to the Checked property of the checkbox and not to the text property.
 or if the datareader returns a string like Checked then
if (checkBox1.Text == "Checked")
      checkBox1.Checked = true;
      checkBox1.Checked = false;


Expert Comment

ID: 10948564
You should not be setting the Text property at all.  This property is used as a label to the check box.  Link Venki said, you need to set the Checked property directly.  I would set the Text property to something more descriptive because it is something that the user will see.

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