Check Box object

The Check Box object is useful to create interfaces where the users can enable/disable an option on the display.

On the Graphics tab, in the Active Objects group, click Check Box to create a Check Box object on your screen:
  1. Click in the drawing area and drag the mouse/cursor to draw the check box and its label.
  2. Release the mouse button when the object is the size you want.
  3. Double-click on the object to view the Object Properties dialog.
Figure 1. Object Properties: Check Box

Tip: To change the default size of the check box, edit your project file ( to add the following setting:

Doing this will change the size of all check boxes in your project, so be careful. Also, this only works for projects running in the project viewer (Viewer.exe); it does not work for projects running in CEView or the Web thin client.

Use the Object Properties dialog to specify the following parameters for the Check Box object:

Modes of Operation

The Check Box object can operate in two different modes: Normal and Tri-State. For more information, see Modes of operation for Check Box and Radio Button objects.