Check All That Apply

This question type allows respondents to choose from the list of answer options as many answers as they like. Including the option (at your discretion) for an 'other' text field where the respondents can type their own answer.

Questions of this type are used in situations where a person needs to select more than one response, and possibly have to type in a unique response as well.

In a survey this type of question might look something like this:


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We are about to show you step by step how to implement this question

To add a 'Check All That Apply' question to your survey, click the Insert > New Question option on the 'Surveys > Questions' page, and then:

  1. Use the 'Please select a question type' drop-down box to select "Check all that apply".
  2. Type your question text in the 'Write your question below' text box. You can use features on WYSIWYG editor while composing your questions or HTML if you use Plain mode with WYSIWYG toggled off.. For details on using html, consult the 'Optional Features' help chapter.
  3. Enter the answer choices text in the 'Write answer choices below ' text field(s).
  4. Select the 'Show/Hide on condition' option if you want to show or hide particular answer choices depending on the respondent's answers to the previous questions.
    For details on using this feature, consult the Advanced Show/Hide help chapter.
  5. 'Mode: Standard\Rich\Quick' Select the Standard mode to input each question in a different line or the Quick mode to input all the answer choices into the text box separating the choices by hitting the Enter key after each item. With Rich text mode you can set answer options as subheaders, new columns, languge selection questions etc.
  • The New Line link allows you to add a new answer line in the Standard and Rich mode if needed.
  • The up and down arrow buttons allow you to move your answer choices up and down the list in the Standard mode.
  • The 'Other' option creates a new line for respondents to enter their own answer.
  • You can require the respondent to make a certain number of selections. <more>
  • You can divide your answer choices into sections with subheaders. more
  • You can break up your answer choices into separate columns using <newcolumn> tag. more
  • You can restrict selection of particular answer choices.more
  • "Select answer order" allows you to modify your answer order (randomize, alphabetize, etc) <more>
  • "Select answer layout" allows you to specify your answer arrangement (left to right, or up and down). <more>

Additional options:

See Also:
  1. Optional Question Features