In SharePoint List, I have create Check boxes with three option in Choice Column.

Now, How to disable two options when one is selected in new form?

I tried by using this Link, but no use.

2 Answers 2


We can use Radio Buttons field to instead of Checkboxes field.

If you still want to use Checkboxes, we can add the following code to script editor web part(2013/online) or Content Editor Web part(2010/2013/Online) in new form page to achieve it. Note: Modify the field column name in the code below.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
function PreSaveAction(){
    var columnName="Checkboxes";
    if($(".ms-standardheader nobr:contains('"+columnName+"')").closest("tr").find("input[type='checkbox']:checked").length>1){
        alert("Only 1 selection allowed.");
        return false;
        return true;

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  • I already tried this, but not working
    – san
    Commented Jan 1, 2018 at 8:26
  • I modify the code above, don't forget modify the "columnName" in the code.
    – LZ_MSFT
    Commented Jan 3, 2018 at 3:03

You can try this

<script type="text/javascript" src="/Javascript/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/Javascript/LimitSelectionsInCheckboxes.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
initLimitSelections('YourFieldInternalName',1,'Only 1 selections allowed.');

Code in LimitSelectionsInCheckboxes.js

var multiChoiceFields = init_multiChoiceFields();

function initLimitSelections(FieldInternalName,allowedSelections,errorText){
    if(typeof errorText === "undefined" || errorText === ""){
        errorText = "You can only select " + allowedSelections + " options.";

function limitSelections(currOpt,fin,n,errText){
    var f = $(multiChoiceFields[fin]), c, chk;
    c = f.find("input:checked").length;
    // If allowedSelections = 1 move selection
    if(n === 1){
        chk = currOpt.prop("checked");
        // Uncheck current selection and give user a visual feedback on number of allowed selections
        if(c > n){
            f.find("td[class^='ms-formbody']").append("<div id='customMultiSelectValidation' class='ms-formvalidation'>" + errText + "</div>");

function init_multiChoiceFields(){
    var res = {}, myMatch, disp, fin, type;
    myMatch = $(this).html().match(/FieldName="(.+)"\s+FieldInternalName="(.+)"\s+FieldType="(.+)"\s+/);    
            // Display name
            disp = myMatch[1];
            // FieldInternalName
            fin = myMatch[2];
            // FieldType
            type = myMatch[3];
            // Build object
            res[fin] = this.parentNode;
    return res;



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