Open Bug 459523 Opened 12 years ago Updated 2 years ago

checkbox does submit name and value if checked and a click submits the form

Categories

(Core :: DOM: Core & HTML, defect)

1.9.0 Branch
x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

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UNCONFIRMED

People

(Reporter: wider.stand, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008070208 Firefox/3.0.1 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008070208 Firefox/3.0.1 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

<input type="checkbox" onclick="$('SubmitPayment').submit();" name="foo" value="bar" id="myid checked="true"/>

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. <input type="checkbox" onclick="$('SubmitPayment').submit();" name="foo" value="bar" id="myid checked="true"/>
2. click the checkbox
Actual Results:  
post data does no contain name value pair

Expected Results:  
post data does contain name value pair

Plugin Firebug and LiveHTTPHeader and WebDeveloper are installed
Version: unspecified → 3.0 Branch
Seems to be problems in the html code you included in the initial comment and it doesn't match what you put in the bug summary. But taking a rough guess, doesn't clicking on a checkbox unselect it, that it also submits it is perhaps a side issue. Are you somehow expecting that clicking it should submit and not behave like a normal checkbox?
Like in the example clicking the selectbox always submits the form. You see the Javascript submit function? Have you tried it? What's the problem if the summary is not the same?
(In reply to comment #2)
> Like in the example clicking the selectbox always submits the form. You see the
> Javascript submit function? Have you tried it? What's the problem if the
> summary is not the same?

The problem is that the summary and your last comment talk about a "selectbox", which is not even a valid input type. The initial description talks about a "checkbox" which is valid and so I've assumed that is what you are really talking about. Can I confirm that that is the case and get the summary updated to match?

In yes you have a click handler to submit the form on clicking, but clicking a checkbox also toggles it, something you haven't prevented. So the problem seems to be that you expect it to submit the form without toggling the checkbox whereas I believe it is doing both.
Yes, you are right. It is a valid checkbox. The toggling should occur. I do not want to prevent it. Its not my problem. I just want to persist the clicking on server side. The name value pair is not transmitted. But it works if cheched="checked" is not given.
Well that would be because clicking on the checkbox checks it and submits the form. I tend to think that this is invalid.
Component: General → HTML: Form Submission
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → form-submission
Summary: input type="selectbox" onclick="<name>.submit();" does submit name and value if checked="checked" → checkbox does submit name and value if checked and a click submits the form
Version: 3.0 Branch → 1.9.0 Branch
Activating works. It is is already checked. checked=checked. Clicking in this state is a problem on my side. Then the checkbox is submitted, but the name and value is not transmitted.
Component: HTML: Form Submission → DOM: Core & HTML
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