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javascript + hide textbox on checbox click

Posted on 2006-07-23
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i have 4 checkboxes and when one is clicked i want to either hide or display are textbox inside a div statment, so if the checkbox is checked it displays the <div> if not is hides, there is 4 <div> statements as well corrosponding to each checkbox.

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Question by:dkilby
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Include this function on your page:

function toggle(target) {
            obj=(document.all) ? document.all[target] : document.getElementById(target);
            obj.style.display = (obj.style.display == 'block') ? 'none' : 'block';
      }

Then use the following code for each checkbox (just change the stuff all in caps):

<input type="checkbox" name="NAME" onclick="toggle('DIV_ID')" />

And of course set display:none; for each of the elements so that they start of hidden. Then when the user clicks on the checkbox to check it, the element will appear.
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by:jfredrickson
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Of course you have to wrap that function in script tags and it should go in your head tag:

<script type="text/javascript">
function toggle(target) {
          obj=(document.all) ? document.all[target] : document.getElementById(target);
          obj.style.display = (obj.style.display == 'block') ? 'none' : 'block';
     }
</script>
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