On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 11:40:14AM -0500, SpyProductions Support Team wrote:
> I've looked around in a few of the PHP lists for an answer to this, but
> can't come up with one.

On this question, you'd be better off just reading an HTML reference.
It doesn't matter what the value of a checkbox is.  If you want it
to appear checked when the browser displays it, you should supply a
"checked" attribute:

<input type="checkbox" name="firstvalue" value="$result[32]" checked>

> Here's what I am doing:
> I have a form with a few checkboxes.
> When the information as to whether the checkboxes are checked or not is
> 'saved' into the MySQL table, they are represented by a value of '1' - fine.
> When I want to edit this information, in the form of a similar form with
> checkboxes, the boxes are not checked off if they were before.
> What I am stuck on is how a checkbox can get checked off when pulling
> information from the MySQL as an array.
> Here's a line of code showing my array coming out.
> <input type=checkbox name=firstvalue value='$result[32]'>
> $result is the array.
> I guess what I am asking is that if a checkbox is assigned a value of one,
> why doesn't it appear as already checked off?
> Thanks,
> -Mike

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