Last modified: Sep 18, 2023


Check boxes are used in cases where the user can select multiple alternatives in a list of options.

If the user should only be able to pick one option, use radio buttons instead.


  • Check boxes should always have a connected text to their right.
  • Deactivated choice boxes should be avoided. If an alternative is unavailable, it should be removed and an explanation should be given in text as to why the option is missing.

Example of use: