Selecting all checkboxes on a page with the Developer Console

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Mattias Geniar, May 03, 2020

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A quick reminder to myself that the Developer Console in Chrome or Firefix is useful to mass-select a bunch of checkboxes, if the site doesn’t have a “select all”-option (which really, it should).

Here are the steps to get all checkboxes on a page, checked:

  1. Right click anywhere on the page
  2. Hit “Inspect”
  3. Go to the “Console”

In there, copy/paste this and hit Enter:

$$('input[type="checkbox"').map(i => i.checked = true)

To test them out, here are some random checkboxes.

Check 1

Check 2

Check 3

Hope it saves you some time!



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