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 +====== Checkbox =====
 +A checkbox is probably the simplest Field Type in existence, yet it is still quite useful. ​ Basically, a checkbox allows users to answer "​yes"​ or "​no"​ to a simple question.
  
 +
 +===== How to Create =====
 +  - Click the {{:​presentation-layer:​field-plus.png|}} to add a field in your [[Form|form]].
 +  - Choose "New Field"
 +  - Select the table you wish to add the field to. Most of the time, this will be the current [[Table|table]] you are on, called the current [[Context|context]].
 +  - Select a field name and click "​Choose Type".
 +  - Choose "​Checkbox"​ from the list of field types.
 +  - You can continue adding fields or click the "​Select"​ button to finish adding.
 +
 +===== Features =====
 +Field features can be edited by clicking on the orange field icon {{:​checkbox.png|}} when the [[Presentation Layer|presentation layer]] is displayed. ​
 +
 +==== Field Label ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Field Label|Field Label]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Display Alternate Label]] (affects this form only)
 +
 +==== Grid Appearance ====
 +
 +  * [[Field Setting - Column Span|Column Span]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Row Span|Row Span]]
 +
 +
 +==== Tooltip ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Tooltip|Tooltip]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Descriptive Text|Descriptive Text]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Display Alternate Descriptive Text|Display Alternate Descriptive Text]] (affects this form only)
 +
 +==== Block Association ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Temporary Block Association|Temporary Block Association]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Global Block Association|Global Block Association]]
 +
 +==== Connected Fields ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Connected Fields|Connected Fields]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Other Field When Checked|Other Field When Checked]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Other Field When Unchecked|Other Field When Unchecked]]
 +
 +==== Default Value ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Default Value|Default Value]]
 + 
 +==== Validation ====
 +   * [[Field Setting - Required|Required]]
 + 
 +==== Audit History ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Audit This Field|Audit This Field]] ​
 +  * [[Field Setting - Show Audit History|Show Audit History]]
 +==== View Only ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - View Only|View Only]]
 +
 +===== Field parts =====
 +  ​
 +  ​
 +===== Output formats =====
 +The checkbox has five output formats.
 +
 +  * Full Field - This format returns nothing when the checkbox is unchecked, and returns CHECKED when the checkbox is checked.
 +  * Checked - This format returns NOT CHECKED when the checkbox is unchecked, and returns CHECKED when the checkbox is checked.
 +  * Field Label - This format returns nothing when the checkbox is unchecked, and returns the checkbox'​s Field label when the checkbox is checked.
 +  * With Sub-Fields - This format returns " - " followed by the "Full Field" output format for its "Other Field When Unchecked"​ when the checkbox is unchecked, and returns "​CHECKED - " followed by the "Full Field" output format for its "Other Field When Checked"​ when the checkbox is checked.
 +  * Sub-Fields Only - This format returns the "Full Field" output format for its "Other Field When Unchecked"​ when the checkbox is unchecked, and returns the "Full Field" output format for its "Other Field When Checked"​ when the checkbox is checked.
 +
 +===== Filters =====
 +The checkbox field can be filtered using the [[Query Builder - Filter#​Checkbox-type filters|checkbox-type filters]].
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