hide check box but retain background color...?

Hi, can someone let me know how I can hide the check box once checked but retain the background cell color?  I am able to hide the check box using "display:none" but this caused the cell background color to also disappear. Thanks for the help.

A
aej1973Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

designatedinitializerCommented:
you can try
"visibility:hidden"

But you would be better off if you structured your html a little differently, I suspect.
I say "suspect" because you haven't post it up here for us folks to take a look at! :)
0
aej1973Author Commented:
Hi designatedinitializer;

attached is the code I am working with. The values in the input box are being pulled up from my database and depending on the value the color  will either be green or red for values 1 and 2 respectively. When the value is 2 I need the color in the cell to be green and the check box in the cell to be hidden. Thanks for the help.

PS; the way I have written the code is I have hard coded the cell numbers, I am not sure if there is a better way to accomplish this. Thanks for the help.

A
report-weeklyPlanner.php
0
Ray PaseurCommented:
You might want to use jQuery to fade the checkbox.  I don't have time to write a demo for you now, but you can see a jQuery fade effect on this site.  Watch the banner image at the top.  Move your mouse over and off the banner image.  You can use "view source" to find the jQuery statements near line 45.
http://landonbaseball.com/
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
aej1973Author Commented:
Thanks for the suggestion ray, got a lot of information from; http://www.w3schools.com/jquery/jquery_effects.asp.

Thanks
A
0
Ray PaseurCommented:
Great - w3schools is usually pretty good!
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Scripting Languages

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.