When to use?
Checkboxes should be used when multiple response alternatives can be chosen.
How to create?
To create a Checkbox, you click the option in the menu on the left hand of the screen, it will be added as the last question at the bottom of the page you are currently editing. You will be given an option to specify the question with a description or heading. This field can of course be left blank.
To add answer alternatives to your question, click “Click to edit text” on the specific row you wish to add the alternative to.
To add more rows in your question press the following icon:
To delete an added alternative, hold your cursor over the alternative and press the following icon:
Note: We advice not to delete answer alternatives after the survey has been activated and started to receive answers since you may lose response data or cause data offset in your report.
How to customise?
Required: Click “Required” if you want the response of this question to be mandatory.
Horizontal: Click “Horizontal” if you want the response alternatives to be presented horizontally in the survey.
Random order: Click “Random order” if you want all response alternatives to be presented in a random order.
Random order -1: Click “Random order -1″ if you want all response alternatives, except the last alternative, to be presented in a random order.
Random order -2: Click “Random order -2″ if you want all response alternatives, except the last two alternatives, to be presented in a random order.
Max: Enter the maximum number of answer options that the respondent can answer.
Min: Enter the minimum number of answer options that the respondent can answer.
Add textbox to last option: Click “Add textbox to last option” to add a textbox linked to the last answer option. For example, if you want the respondent to write something other than the default options (for example, “Other”).
Hide header: Will attempt to hide the alternative names and only display each of the individual buttons.
Add many: Will give you the possibility to add large quantities of response alternatives by copy and pasting them from an Excel list or text document. To use this, click “Add many” and then paste all response options to the textbox, with a line break between the options.
Save as: This will give you the option change question type. You can use this option for Radiobuttons, Checkboxes and Drop-down menus.
Note: We advice not to use “Save as” after the survey has been activated and started to receive answers since you may lose response data in your report.
Checkboxes with “textbox to last option” in respondent view:
Horizontal Checkbox in respondent view: