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Hi. I am new on processwire. 

I want to add checkbox fields to my page  edit and when if they are selected. I want to show the text in the front page.

I couldnt find where i can enter the value of checkbox   and how to show in theme ?

Can you give me a small example ? 

I took the snap from this video ( http://processwire.com/videos/field-dependencies/ ) i want to do smilar.   thank you

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It's in the page tree.

Selects and Checkboxes are infact pages (Fieldtype Page). 

For the page references, select the options page as parent. Look at the page tree below. 

options ( options template )
  |
  +-- option one ( option template )
  |
  +-- option two ( option template )
  |
  +-- option three ( option template )

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It actually depends a bit whether you want a single checkbox, or an array of checkbox items to choose from. The former is simply a matter a creating a field of type checkbox. The latter is what Martijn is talking about and requires creating a pagefield.

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Do you want to control the display of your pages with a checkbox? That means, if you assign the checkbox in a page, this page will be shown in the frontend?

Or do you want control specific elements (like body, title...) of your page?

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my question is very simple.

I want to make a one checkbox and if this checkbox is checked i want to show some text in the page ...

But i couldnt find  where i can enter that text when i create a checkbox in the fields. and how to show in the template.  i need very simple example for understanding.

My checkbox name is :  check

İ added this to template : 

<?php echo $page->check; ?>

and when i checked its show :  1   

but how i can show a text ?

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<?php

if ($page->check == 1) // 1 is checked, 0 is unchecked

echo "some text";

echo $page->sometextfield;

?>

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