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Untick checkboxes within a span of same name

Andy Green
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Hi

I have a set of checkboxes (within a grid item template), and because of the way the page is I can't use a radio button.

I want to be able to only have ticked at a time.

So far I have added a class - chkPri.Attributes.Add("class", [String].Format("diags"))

and tried this jQuery - $('input.diags').not(this).prop('checked', false);

but the page is being rendered with the input inside a span with the class added to the span.

<span class="diags">

<input name="rpbOutcomes$i1$rgProcedures$ctl00$ctl07$chkPrimary" id="rpbOutcomes_i1_rgProcedures_ctl00_ctl07_chkPrimary" onclick="setDiags(this);" type="checkbox">

</span>

I have tried using inutAttribute but this wasn't being rendered.

I have also tried $("span[class='diags']").not(this).prop('checked', false); this finds the span but not the checkbox inside it.

Can anyone point me in the right direction.

Simply put I only want one checkbox to be ticked. The checkboxes are inside a grid.

Andy
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