HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Radio Buttons

Juliette Tworsey
Juliette Tworsey
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 32,401 Points

Un-selecting radio buttons

Hi,

I am working on a form for a project and for some reason I am unable to un-select my radio buttons. I am wondering why this is happening and what to do to fix the issue. Is this a common problem?

Thanks-

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
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Seth Kroger
Treehouse Moderator 56,273 Points

Yes, that's the basic paradigm of radio buttons. They weren't meant to be left unselected, so once you choose an option, you have to choose one of the options. It is possible to create a "clear" button to unselect them using javascript if you like.

http://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/13511/why-is-it-impossible-to-deselect-html-radio-inputs

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2554116/how-to-clear-radio-button-in-javascript

Juliette Tworsey
Juliette Tworsey
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 32,401 Points

Thanks for helping me solve this Seth! The JS script works like a charm.

Happy Sunday:-)