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1. Text Responses

This question type provides a way to collect free-form text responses. A Text Response can be provided as either a single line of text, or as a multi-line text box that can be expanded by the user when viewing the survey for ease of data entry. In either case, a maximum of 255 characters of text can be input.


###Single Line Text Response

Data Field Descriptions

Question Text: In the block that has the default text “Text Response”, you can type any statement/question that is to be answered by the participant.

Question Image: If desired, an image can be displayed to precede the text. The image may be selected from any file that is accessible.

Response Type: As with any question type that is initially selected, you always have the option of changing your question type by selecting from the drop down menu.

Validation Rules: A single line Text Response provides an additional option to establish a Validation Rule from the drop down menu selection. If selected, only those responses provided in the chosen format will be accepted. The default is “Do Not Use Validation”, which means any text provided will be accepted.

This question is required: If selected, the participant will not be allowed to proceed past the current survey page until this question and all other required questions on the same page have been answered.


###Multi-Line Text Response -

Data Field Descriptions

Question Text: In the block that has the default text “Text Response”, you can type any statement/question that is to be answered by the participant.

Question Image: If desired, an image can be displayed to precede the text. The image may be selected from any file that is accessible.

Response Type: As with any question type that is initially selected, you always have the option of changing your question type by selecting from the drop down menu.

This question is required: If selected, the participant will not be allowed to proceed past the current survey page until this question and all other required questions on the same page have been answered.

Last updated on 20th Sep 2017