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Old April 27th, 2005, 10:14 AM
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Default updating yes/no field in MS Access database


My problem is about 3 checkboxes that I want to link to 3 yes/no fields in my database.
 I want to update some information and when I check/uncheck the checkbox in my ASP page I want to check/uncheck the yes/no fields.
This is the code that I am using:
IF Request.Form ("chksNeeds?.checked") = true THEN
    if RS.Fields ("sNeeds?") = false then
        RS ("sNeeds?") = true
    end if
    if RS.Fields ("sNeeds?") = true then
        RS ("sNeeds?") = false
    end if
It only works only once and only if the field in the database is set to TRUE. I know that unchecked checkboxes are not passed to the server...(I did a little research), but still don't have any clue on how to fix this problem!

  Does anybody have any ideea on how to get this thing working?


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  Try the following
 IF Request.Form ("chksNeeds?") = "on" THEN
inplace of
 IF Request.Form ("chksNeeds?.checked") = true THEN


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Possibly you could use form fields or drop down menus that when selected = a number. That way in your db it will always have a "yes" or "no" value based on the number assigned...
EG: Yes="-1"
No = 1

Then write a bit that says If the fiels is -1 then check yes, if field is 1 then check no.

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