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How to add an onClick event to a Multi-Checkbox?

Question asked by Josh Whitlow on Sep 4, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 8, 2015 by Josh Whitlow
Sugar Version 6.5.20 (Build 1001)

Okay so to be clear here, I know how to add an onClick event to a checkbox, the problem is that I am unsure how to do this specifically within SugarCRM.

I have a Multi-Select field in SugarCRM. It needed to be a Multi-checkbox, but HTML fields within SugarCRM are "Read-only". So I needed to edit the existing field and change it a Multi-checkbox. If found that answer here.

Well, now I have a multi-checkbox such as below with a "none" option. What I want now to happen is in the EditView, when a user clicks "none of the above", all other options are disabled and un-checked.

Here is the normal code that's generated for the HTML:

<p style="height: 200px; overflow: scroll; margin-bottom: 1.5em; width:30%" class="select">  <input type="hidden" id="typesoflicenses_c_multiselect" name="typesoflicenses_c_multiselect" value="true">  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="1" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">Life Insurance</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="2" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">Securities</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="3" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">CPA</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="4" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">Attorney</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="5" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">Mortgage Broker</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="6" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">Real Estate</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="7" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">Enroller</label><br>  <label><input type="checkbox" name="typesoflicenses_c[]" value="8" id="typesoflicenses_c" title="">None</label><br>  </p>

So I need to add an onclick function to the "none" option and call a function. My problem is:

A) If I add a 'customCode' => option inside the editviewdefs.php file for that field, it will overwrite the entire field with whatever I put in there, and If I copy and paste the whole field html there, then nothing saves to the DetailView. I just simply want to append to the already existing html field.

B) I am unsure of how to properly designate in my .js file all of these different options. Would the syntax look something like this?:

if ($("#typesoflicenses_c[4]").is(':checked')){           //Disable checkboxes             $("#typesoflicenses_c[1]").prop('disabled', true);             $("#typesoflicenses_c[2]").prop('disabled', true);             $("#typesoflicenses_c[3]").prop('disabled', true);           //Un-Check all others             $("#typesoflicenses_c[1]").prop('checked', false);             $("#typesoflicenses_c[2]").prop('checked', false);             $("#typesoflicenses_c[3]").prop('checked', false);

I'm just not 100% sure on how typesoflicenses_c[] is designated between all the options.

Here is also an article I read on modifying fields you've made changes too so that they retain there value in the detailview.

C) Eventually I'd like to figure out how to add Tables and Radio Buttons that have "Other" options with textbox input, because I can't add them through HTML because they are read-only.