[thelist] JavaScript error? HTML checkbox not rendering checkmark

Ken Snyder kendsnyder at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 16:33:48 CDT 2008

Jeffrey Barke wrote:
> Has anyone encountered this problem before? Prior to submitting the  
> renewal form on the Defender Pro website, I display the Defender Pro  
> uninstallation instructions in a modal window to customers and require  
> them to click a checkbox that states they have read and understand the  
> instructions. However, when one clicks on the checkbox, no check  
> appears! This occurs in IE, Firefox, and Safari, so I'm certain I'm  
> doing something wrong, but I have no idea what. To further complicate  
> things, the click event is fired, so I don't think this is a z-index  
> issue.
> <http://defender-pro.com/support-1/subscription-renewal-new/>
> Thanks,
> Jeffrey
I don't explicitly see the javascript problem, but if I turn off 
javascript after the modal pops up (using FF developer toolbar) the 
checkboxes show checkmarks when I click.  An onlick event that returns 
false would cause this behavior, but I didn't see one on initial inspection.

- Ken Snyder

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