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    accessing a checkbox with a dot (.) in its name

    How do i access a checkbox that has a dot (full stop) in its name?

    e.g. the checkbox is called br.235

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    Code:
    var checkbox = document.forms['formName']['br.235'];
    Replace formName with the name of the form.

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    thanks i will give it a try.

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    See my sig for more info on the usefulness of square bracket notation.

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    glengv that like is really good i will finish reading it another day.

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    You may use elements reference either

    The full reference in a form is:
    document.forms[name_or_index].elements[name_or_index]

    if name, this will be quoted like
    document.forms['form's_name'].elements['element's_name']
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