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Checkboxes not visible in the Add Widget menu



Post upgrading Pega 7.3 to Pega 8. 2.1, checkboxes on the out-of-the-box Add Widget menu do not display.

Checkboxes in Pega 7.3:

In Pega 8.2.1,  checkboxes do not display:

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Open the Add Widgets menu from the dashboard.

Root Cause

This behavior is as per Pega product design.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior:

The checkboxes are hidden by the controls.css in the pyEndUser skin.

Perform the following local-change to display the checkboxes:

Override the style using the following CSS snippet in the Application layer:

/CSS Snippet/
.dashboard-widget-select .content-inner .field-item input[type="checkbox"] {
width: auto;
height: auto;
opacity: 1;

Published August 19, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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