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What is validation?

Posted: February 9, 2016

Some of the BOS question types allow you to set restrictions on the answers, such as what type of answer or how many answers a respondent can provide. These restrictions are set in the Advanced options of the question editor, and where these restrictions can be applied you will also have the option to “Show validation”. […]

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What is More info?

Posted: February 3, 2016

The More info text box, found in the Advanced options of a question editor, allows you to add further information to your questions.  This could be used to, for example, explain a particular term that is used in the question or provide a link to an external website. More info text is not displayed to respondents by […]

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Can questions be made compulsory?

Posted: May 22, 2015

Yes.  To make a question compulsory: Create a new question, or edit an existing question. Click on Advanced options. At “Make this question”, choose Required. Click Add question (if adding a new question) or Save (if editing an existing question). A red star will appear next to the question text to indicate that the question […]

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Free text questions

Posted: May 12, 2014

Free text questions are typically used to allow respondents to give information, such as their name or email address. They can also be used to ask for people’s opinions, or to provide them with the opportunity to explain a previous answer. However, before allowing respondents to enter large amounts of text, think about how you […]

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