How to disable a list box based on a checkbox

Hi there

Hope someone can help me out, I need some JQuery code.

If I check a check-box called "chkAllAccounts" it will disable a drop down list box called "lstClients"

If I un-check the same check-box called "chkAllAccounts" it will enable the drop down list box called "lstClients"

Hope this makes sense?

thanks
mousemat24Asked:
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Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
Something like this will do it:

$('input[name=chkAllAccounts]').change(function() {
    if ($(this).is(':checked')) {
        $('select[name=lstClients]').prop('disabled', 'disabled');
    } else {
        $('select[name=lstClients]').prop('disabled', false);
    }
});

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Here's a fiddle to play with:

http://jsfiddle.net/ChrisStanyon/Z4vRG/
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mousemat24Author Commented:
thanks for that  ChrisStanyon, thats what I wanted!
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Alexandre SimõesManager / Technology SpecialistCommented:
like this:
$('#chkAllAccounts').on('change', function(){
        $('#lstClients').attr('disabled', $(this).prop('checked'));
});

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Alexandre SimõesManager / Technology SpecialistCommented:
Or even better:
$('#chkAllAccounts').on('change', function(){
    $('#lstClients').prop('disabled', $(this).prop('checked'));
});

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