make one checkbox disabled while another one is checked RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I woud like to make one checkbox disabled if another one is checked and vice versa.

    I do something like that:

    $pageFileCheckbox = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Checkbox 
    $pageFileCheckbox.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(10,390)
    $pageFileCheckbox.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(150,20)
    $pageFileCheckbox.Text = "Default value = 1,5*RAM"
    $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Checkbox 
    $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(10,410)
    $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(150,20)
    $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Text = "Particular value in GB"
        $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Enabled = $false
    This doesnt work of course. I'd like this happen right in the form when user fills up the form. How to achieve that?
    Monday, June 24, 2019 11:56 AM

All replies

  • Use radio buttons are they are exclusive.  When one is set the other is unset automatically.  That is what radio buttons are for.


    Monday, June 24, 2019 1:09 PM
  • Thanks but I need particular value to be used when point other than default is chosen. That's not the radio button I need because they don't provide such functionality. So I need checkbox and textbox concurrently.

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 5:11 AM
  • No.  That is exactly what a radio button does.  It can be set to a default and then selecting a second button changes the value of the radio buttons.


    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 5:15 AM
  • by the way sorted out by myself

            $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Enabled = $false
            $pageFileTextBox.Enabled = $false
        elseif($pageFileCheckbox.Checked -eq $false){
            $pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Enabled = $true
            $pageFileTextBox.Enabled = $true
            $pageFileCheckbox.Enabled = $false
        elseif($pageFileCheckboxNotDefault.Checked -eq $false)
            $pageFileCheckbox.Enabled = $true

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:10 AM
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    Just do it.

    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:54 AM