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I am creating a form using the Drupal 6 Form API and I have a set of checkboxes. One of the options is "Other."

Is there a way to have one of these options be a fillable field? How would I define that in the options array.

Thinking something like:

[] Option A
[] Option B
[] Other ___________

Any ideas?

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The easiest way is to add the Select or Other module.

It lets you define these using the Form API, CCK, Webform and some others.

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  • Great suggestion, but I'd rather not add another module dependency to our site. Any other known work arounds? – oranges13 Aug 15 '11 at 17:36
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    There's no way to "embed" a select box into a checkbox array. I wrestled with this awhile back and the closest I could come up with was to add a new select box element, and just float it with CSS to make it appear inline. In the end I went with the select or other module though. – rocketeerbkw Aug 15 '11 at 18:11
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There is a neat CCK field here: CCK Select Other

I just installed it and it seems to be working fine, but don`t take my word for it as I see it is still dev. version.

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