This is common called 'the checkbox problem': a checkbox is not transferred if it isn't checked. Let's see how to solve the problem in the development of components for Joomla with Marco's Component Builder.
Joomla! Component Builder Documentation
Here you can find articles about how to use Marco's Component Builder for Joomla!™ to generate Joomla's extensions for your site or for your customers' site.
You can start by reading this: Create components for Joomla! - The example component.
I wrote this program to help myself when I had to write very complex components for Joomla, and it helped me so much. So I hope it can usefull to other Joomla developers in the world.
Feed back and comment are really appreciated!
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Let's understand the use of templates to customize the extensions generated with Marco's Component builder for Joomla! You can write code as you like!
Develop a Joomla! 3.x MVC components with Marco's Component Maker is easy because this program scaffolds the skeleton for the MVC; this way the the programmer can focus only on business logic which is his main task. Let's start using the creator to make a simple books list manager example.
Let's move forward to develop our books component. We will see how to modify the entry point of the component and how to implement records listing. We will also learn how to add searching and ordering functions.
The last step in the administration of the component. Let's see how to make the editing area of records and manage the related tables. We will also see how to add client and server side validation.
Managing the front end. After completing the back end you have only to define the layout to show the data; in this article we will explain how to. This is the simpiest step, you just have to edit html code.