passing the value of a checkbok to JavaScript

I have a table and can access the data in the table with

var name =$(this).closest('tr').find('td:eq(1)').text();

$('#dialog-form input[name="empresa"]').val(Empresa);

No problem

However when I try to pass the vale of a checbox:

var name =$(this).closest('tr').find('td:eq(2)').text();

$('#dialog-form input[name="available"]').val(Empresa);

No matter if the box is checked or not it returns an empty value

When I programthe table the checkbox is either  checked or not checked according to some databse value (1 or o)
robrodpAsked:
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GaryCommented:
Is this your checkbox?
$('#dialog-form input[name="available"]').val(Empresa);

What is Empresa?

Post some sample HTML
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robrodpAuthor Commented:
Ok,,

it should read

$('#dialog-form input[name="empresa"]').val(name);

you can see the script running:

http://parquevehicular.com/panelx/expertxx.asp#
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GaryCommented:
This will give you a value of 1 if the checkbox is checked else 0

name = $(this).closest('tr').find('td:eq(2) input').is(":checked") ? 1 : 0

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robrodpAuthor Commented:
Now it does get the variable but when I do:

if (Ina === '1'){
    $('#dialog-form input[name="ina"]').prop("checked", true);
}

To set the checkbox in with the name ina as, ina='1' it wil always tke the one value, so the ina checkbox is always on.
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GaryCommented:
If lna is a number then this won't work
if (Ina === '1'){

Use
if (Ina == '1'){
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robrodpAuthor Commented:
Same result...

Once ina is set to 1 like it gets trapped
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robrodpAuthor Commented:
Sorry,my mistake it does the trick.
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robrodpAuthor Commented:
Pretty nifty

Thx
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