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import panel as pn

The Checkbox widget allows toggling a single condition between True/False states by ticking a checkbox. This widget is interchangeable with the Toggle widget.

For more information about listening to widget events and laying out widgets refer to the widgets user guide. Alternatively you can learn how to build GUIs by declaring parameters independently of any specific widgets in the param user guide. To express interactivity entirely using Javascript without the need for a Python server take a look at the links user guide.


For layout and styling related parameters see the customization user guide.


  • value (boolean): Whether the checkbox is checked or not


  • disabled (boolean): Whether the widget is editable

  • name (str): The title of the widget

checkbox = pn.widgets.Checkbox(name='Checkbox')


Checkbox.value parameter is either True or False depending on whether the checkbox is ticked.



The Checkbox widget exposes a number of options which can be changed from both Python and Javascript. Try out the effect of these parameters interactively:

pn.Row(checkbox.controls(jslink=True), checkbox)
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