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  • n. A place on a form that can be checked or not.
  • n. A feature on a UI element such as a webpage that can be marked or not to indicate whether it is selected.


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  • # A single checkbox: my $checkbox = HTML:: Field-new ( 'Checkbox', name = 'Additional', option = 'Strawberry', default = 1, read_only_tags = {true = 'X', false = 'o'});

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  • If you have selected "Hindi" in the "languages i speak" field in your orkut profile, you'll see the "Type in Hindi" checkbox on the scrap pages.

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  • Make sure that the ‘Disable Remote Control …’ checkbox is * unchecked* under Apple - System Preferences - Security (it’s at the bottom)

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  • Too often, I see analyses of candidates that operate through what I'd call a checkbox paradigm, tallying up individual candidates' strengths and weaknesses but not thinking deeply about how they will compete with one another for votes.

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  • First, create two divs, one with the link and the other with the checkbox, which is hidden by default.

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  • One way is to uncheck the "Show only released revisions" checkbox, which is not very good for security reason.

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  • --- Whole word checkbox (faster than using a regular expression) - Compact window toolbar with useful tools

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  • Replace Jar file contents but preserve existing filename checkbox, the new JAR file is renamed to match the name of the old JAR file, thus not breaking any build scripts that refer to the JAR file by that name.

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  • An activated checkbox which is so faint you can easily miss that it is active by default indicating approval to make Ask the default search provider and a slightly more obvious request to install the toolbar which is written into the license agreement acceptance statement.

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  • Finally, under that there is a checkbox which is selected by default which reads “Rip CD when inserted,” uncheck this box and then click on the “OK” button.

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