Is there a way to have one checkbox auto checked in a form?

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We want to have one option in a checkbox field auto-checked. Is this possible?

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Lauren
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Hi Lauren,

Thanks for reaching out! Depending the way you set your form up, there is the possibility of having a checkbox option preselected. Using the contact field option of checkbox won't allow this, however you can use group assignments in a classic sign up form to allow this. You would want to follow the directions this page to set up different groups that your audience members would be able to be added to:

https://support.e2ma.net/Resource_Center/Account_how-to/Choosing_and_updating_email_preferences#..._...

One important thing to make sure of is to select the options to add and display. Selecting the add option will automatically check that box for you. I'm attaching a screenshot to show you what to look for with that set up.



Here is an example of what a customer will see when they sign up:



I hope that helps! Let us know if we can help with anything else.

Cheers!
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Hi:

Thanks for that info. Actually, what I want to do is have a check box that pre-selects a value for one of the form fields, NOT to allow the user to sign up for a specific group.

Then, when we import the data into our company database, that field value will be imported as well. Unfortunately, our company database doesn't sync with Emma. Ultimately, the field wouldn't even be displayed to the end user, it would stay hidden, and just be pre-checked.

So, it would be a contact field. We are using the classic forms.

Is that possible?

Thanks
Lauren
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Hi Lauren,

Using the checkbox contact field there is not a way to have one of those options pre-checked using a sign up form. I've submitted a feature request on your behalf to allow that functionality and we will reach out if it is a feature that we introduce in the future.

Cheers!