What is the verb for checking a typical checkbox on a computer?
ankreuzen, but for a checkbox.
German Language Stack Exchange is a bilingual question and answer site for speakers of all levels who want to share and increase their knowledge of the German language. It's 100% free, no registration required.Sign up to join this community
That could be
This isn't a single verb, but unter/bei ... ein Häkchen setzen is the most specific wording for checkboxes. Auswählen is fine, too, but more general. Aktivieren is even more general and sounds a bit clumsy.