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    Can I adjust the placement of checkboxes and a background for that section?

    Asked by onepoint on March 09, 2012 at 05:08 PM

    Is it possible to make custom selection fields over an image? For example, I would like to have each material selection checkbox integrated / hover over a background image of it's respective material type rather than a combination of html fields followed by a selection area.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on March 09, 2012 at 06:18 PM

    It is possible to inject custom CSS code to style the elements. Please check the following example:


    I have found Check Box field ID using Google Chrome developer tools, and then used the following custom CSS code:

    #id_4 {

    You may also find helpful the following article:

    Customize your Form using Custom CSS Codes

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    Answered by Mike_T on March 09, 2012 at 06:28 PM

    I would like also to add that it is possible to use HTML tags in Check Box options.

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    Answered by onepoint on March 12, 2012 at 01:55 PM

    Ok, the checkbox html code seems to be the best method of placing each image.

    I think what I need to do is split the imgage so that half of the image calls a hyperlink to the video, the bottom half would have a button to select the given material field. Is there a particular html code to edit to allow the image to make the selection in addition to or in lue of the checkbox?

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    Answered by fxr on March 12, 2012 at 02:06 PM

    @onepoint, we will deal with this issue on your other thread. 

    We will try to take you take you through what you are trying to achieve as much as we possibly can.