function ajax_example_autocheckboxes

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7 ajax_example.module ajax_example_autocheckboxes($form, &$form_state)

Form manipulation through AJAX.

AJAX-enabled select element causes replacement of a set of checkboxes based on the selection.

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1 string reference to 'ajax_example_autocheckboxes'
ajax_example_menu in ajax_example/ajax_example.module
Implements hook_menu().

File

ajax_example/ajax_example.module, line 349
AJAX Examples module file with basic examples.

Code

function ajax_example_autocheckboxes($form, &$form_state) {
  // Since the form builder is called after every AJAX request, we rebuild
  // the form based on $form_state.
  $num_checkboxes = !empty($form_state['values']['howmany_select']) ? $form_state['values']['howmany_select'] : 1;

  $form['howmany_select'] = array(
    '#title' => t('How many checkboxes do you want?'),
    '#type' => 'select',
    '#options' => array(
      1 => 1,
      2 => 2,
      3 => 3,
      4 => 4,
    ),
    '#default_value' => $num_checkboxes,
    '#ajax' => array(
      'callback' => 'ajax_example_autocheckboxes_callback',
      'wrapper' => 'checkboxes-div',
      
      // 'method' defaults to replaceWith, but valid values also include
      // append, prepend, before and after.
      // 'method' => 'replaceWith',
      // 'effect' defaults to none. Other valid values are 'fade' and 'slide'.
      // See ajax_example_autotextfields for an example of 'fade'.
      'effect' => 'slide',
      
      // 'speed' defaults to 'slow'. You can also use 'fast'
      // or a number of milliseconds for the animation to last.
      // 'speed' => 'slow',
      // Don't show any throbber...
      'progress' => array('type' => 'none'),
    ),
  );

  $form['checkboxes_fieldset'] = array(
    '#title' => t("Generated Checkboxes"),
    
    // The prefix/suffix provide the div that we're replacing, named by
    // #ajax['wrapper'] above.
    '#prefix' => '<div id="checkboxes-div">',
    '#suffix' => '</div>',
    '#type' => 'fieldset',
    '#description' => t('This is where we get automatically generated checkboxes'),
  );

  for ($i = 1; $i <= $num_checkboxes; $i++) {
    $form['checkboxes_fieldset']["checkbox$i"] = array(
      '#type' => 'checkbox',
      '#title' => "Checkbox $i",
    );
  }

  $form['submit'] = array(
    '#type' => 'submit',
    '#value' => t('Submit'),
  );

  return $form;
}