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How do I add a check box?

I see that I can add a task with a checkbox but I just want the checkbox. As soon as I delete the text next to it the checkbox disappears when I click publish!

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1. Try manually typing in [] and then hit space.

2. If you are creating the page from a template, the following code populates a checkbox:


I am trying to create checkboxes but do not want them to be tasks. Any ideas?

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Same suggestion for the issues comment boxes

[] Worked for me!

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[] works! Many thanks)

Can not work now :'(

That link is four years old. It says to use a macro that is no longer available. 

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@Suren Raj Hi. Do you have any other solutions besides the outdated one that was linked? above

The goal is to insert a checkbox that is not for assigning tasks and is not editable in the View mode. 



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"[" + "]" + "<space>"


This is however editable within ViewMode as well.

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Jon_Witte I'm New Here Jun 10, 2020

Using :check_mark: and :cross_mark: here

:black_square_button: shows the check box.   But, what's the point.  We want to create a checklist for the user to mark when going through a process......... so, it is for show, not for use.

seems the action item one is for dynamic use

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