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Why is this javascript loop for checking checkbox values not working?

Jordan Johnson
Last Modified: 2015-11-25
The following form submission function in JavaScript will get the first check box value, but will fail to get others. I have tested this numerous ways, and it seems to always have an issue when getting the ".checked" value for the check box the second time.

function checkForm()
  numrows = document.theform.numrows.value;
  if(numrows == -1)
    alert("You do not have any transactions setup yet");
    return false;

  emailcheckcount = 0;
  for(i=0; i<=numrows; i++)
      var recid = document.forms["theform"]["recid"+i].value;
      var checkbox = document.getElementById(recid+"_to"+i);

      if (checkbox.checked)


    if(emailcheckcount == 0) {
    alert("Please Select At Least One Email for Alerts");
    return false;


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    numrows = -1
    strSQL = "select recid, customer, documenttpid, tolist, cclist, bcclist, receivedvia, addmailout, emailsubject from MailOut where customer like '%"&cname&"%' and (receivedvia = 'email' or addmailout = 'email') and emailsubject <> 'ignore' order by customer, documenttpid;"
    Set rs = objConnection2.Execute(strSQL, ,adCmdText)
    if not (rs.eof and rs.bof) Then

      arr = rs.getrows()
      numrows = ubound(arr,2)
      for i=0 to numrows
        dim tolist
        dim cclist

        recid = arr(0,i)
        customer = arr(1,i)
        documenttpid = arr(2,i)
        if not IsNull(arr(3,i)) Then
          tolist = split(arr(3,i),"|")
          tolist = null
        end if

        if not IsNull(arr(4,i)) and Len(arr(4,i)) > 0 Then
          cclist = split(arr(4,i),"|")
          cclist = null
        end if

        bcclist = arr(5,i)
        receivedvia = arr(6,i)
        addmailout = arr(7,i)
        emailsubject = arr(8,i)

    <td valign='top' style="border-bottom:1px solid black;">&nbsp;<%=customer%></td>
    <td valign='top' style="border-bottom:1px solid black;">&nbsp;<%=receivedvia%></td>
    <td valign='top' style="border-bottom:1px solid black;">&nbsp;<%=documenttpid%></td>
    <td valign='top' style="border-bottom:1px solid black;">
    <input type="hidden" name="recid<%=i%>" value="<%=recid%>">&nbsp;<%=emailsubject%></td>
    <td valign='top' style="border-bottom:1px solid black;">
    emailnum = 0
    if not isNULL(tolist) then
        for each email in tolist
          if  not(isNULL(email) or trim(email)="") Then
      <input type='checkbox' id='<%=recid%>_to<%=emailnum%>' name='<%=recid%>_to<%=emailnum%>'>&nbsp;<%=email%> /<%=recid%>_to<%=emailnum%>
      <input type='hidden' name='<%=recid%>_to<%=emailnum%>email' value='<%=email%>'><BR>
          end if

          emailnum = emailnum + 1
    end if
    <input type='hidden' name='numtoemails<%=i%>' value='<%=emailnum%>'>

    <BR>Add Email:<input type='text' name='addtoemail<%=i%>'></td>
    <td valign='top' style="border-bottom:1px solid black;">
    ccnum = 0
    if(not isNULL(cclist))then
        for each email in cclist
          if trim(email) <> "") = 0 Then
      <input type='checkbox' name='<%=recid%>_cc<%=ccnum%>'>&nbsp;<%=email%>
      <input type='hidden' name='<%=recid%>_cc<%=ccnum%>email' value='<%=email%>'><BR>
          end if

          ccnum = ccnum + 1
    end if
    <input type='hidden' name='numccemails<%=i%>' value='<%=ccnum%>'>

    <BR>Add Email:<input type='text' name='addccemail<%=i%>'></td>
    end if

    <input type="hidden" name="numrows" value="<%=numrows%>">

    <tr><td align="Right" colspan="4"><input type="button" value="Submit" style="width:70px;" class="btn-primary" onclick="checkForm();"></td></tr>

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