Checkboxes

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue May 6 06:57:22 EDT 2014


On 06/05/14 00:20, Dar Scott wrote:
> My suggestion was to take advantage of the property that was already there, text.
>
> The checkbox is a nice way to introduce ‘if’ statements.  However, the syntax causes MEGO.  It introduces several new concepts.

Um. What's 'MEGO' ?

Richmond.

>
> I have to rearrange things, then, since responses are underwhelming.
>
> Maybe a quick look at ‘is a number’ (which really is complicated) can work for ‘if’.  Or better, a numeric comparison.
>
> Both highlight and button can be introduced slowly.  Checked is highlighted?  A checkbox is a button?
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> Or I can just give them a checkedBox or boxIsChecked function and explain it to those who are ready but allow others to use it as is.  .
>
> Dar
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