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Arbee

Community Member, 31 Posts

28 June 2015 at 8:47am

Edited: 28/06/2015 11:42am

Hi, I have a simple checkbox which works fine but how do I write the values to the database rather than the IDs? This is simply for display purposes on a product page. At the moment it returns 1,2,3 or 4 but I want it to display Technique 1, Technique 2 etc. My code looks like this:

$field = new CheckboxSetField('Techniques', 'Select Techniques', array(
"1" => "Technique 1",
"2" => "Technique 2",
"3" => "Technique 3",
"4" => "Technique 4"));
$fields->addFieldsToTab(
"Root.Details",
array(
$field
)
);

btw each product may have more than one technique so radio buttons don't work here.
Thanks for your help.

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JonoM

Community Member, 130 Posts

29 June 2015 at 5:26am

The key is what gets stored, so you should just be able to make the key the same as the label:

array(
	"Technique 1" => "Technique 1",
	"Technique 2" => "Technique 2",
	"Technique 3" => "Technique 3",
	"Technique 4" => "Technique 4"
)

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Arbee

Community Member, 31 Posts

29 June 2015 at 6:15am

Thank you so much JonoM. That worked perfectly!