The question of how to add checkboxes to interactive reports comes up often. Usually the problem is not getting the checkbox to display in a row but in how to do something useful with the checked state. There are many forum or blog posts on this topic but they all seem to be rather dated. Even when the general idea is still applicable they use outdated practices including:
- Inline event handlers using onchange or onclick attributes. These should be dynamic actions.
- Making ajax requests using the
htmldb_GetAPI. This should be replaced with dynamic actions or
So I thought I would take a stab at solving this problem.