Radio Type Questions

Radio button type questions are excellent when you want the submitter to select only one response, but want to be able to show the submitter all of their options.  These questions can be used for everything from simple Terms Acceptance or selecting of a single event to attend.

Adding New Questions

When creating Radio buttons the additional parameter of “Number of Columns” is available.  This parameter allows for the responses to be displayed in one column or in multiple columns.  Radio buttons can also be mapped to various fields within the record.

Adding Responses and Sub-Questions

To add responses for the radio type questions click on the “Add Responses” link to the right of the question.  The add response window will pop up and you can add a response.  By checking on the “Add another response” you can continue adding all of your responses. As with all non-text based input fields the radio type questions have an “Internal Value” in addition to the “Display Value”.  This allows for a shorter “Internal” value with is invaluable when importing into a Custom Form or downloading data.  Sub-Questions can be added by clicking the Add Sub-Question link.  Sub-Questions can be used for an explaination by the submitter of their response for for additional information gathering.

Editing, Delting or Deactivating Radio Type Questions and Responses

Radio type questions can be Edited, Deleted or Deactivated.  To edit or deactivate a radio type question click on the question.  To edit or deactivate a radio type response,  and make your edits or put a checkmark in the checkbox to deactivate the question. To Delete a question or response click on the question or response then the Delete button.

NOTE – We strongly recommend that no question or response be deleted once a custom form has been made live.  If you no longer want the question to display on your form you should deactivate it.  This allows you to still search for and report on the questions data that resides in existing records.

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