The Single Line Text question allows you to capture answers for short open-ended questions in your survey. You can add a Single Line Text where you need to add any guideline, instruction, or any other information in your survey.
Adding the Single Line Text Question
Follow these steps to add this question type:
- Click on General Questions drop-down from the Questions window on the left side of the survey builder.
- Now select Single Line Text Question, the question will immediately be added to the survey and appear in the WYSIWYG tablet preview on your screen.
Customizing the Question
For customizing hover over the question and click the edit icon to edit the question. A customization window will get opened on the right-hand side of the survey builder wherein you can move forward with the further question customizations.
|Heading Text||Enter the Heading Text for your Single Line Text question from here.|
|Placeholder Text||This is the place where the respondents will enter their answer for the Single Line text question.|
|Variable ID||Variable id is a unique id assigned to text question or drop down fields. This is used to pass data which will be prefilled, via web URLs in web surveys.|
|Mandatory||Select whether you want to make the Single Line Text Question mandatory to answer for your respondents or not.|
|Regular Expression||Custom validation can be added to text input fields to apply custom regular expressions and validations which override the default ones.|
|Validation Message||You can add a validation message with the question.|
|Question Layout||Select whether you want a single or double layout display for the question. In single layout, the question will be spread along the full width of the survey screen and in double layout, it will appear only in half the breadth of the survey screen. Use double layout if you want to add two questions alongside in the survey screen.|
How it Works
Add this question type for capturing answers for subjective questions. Capture short responses for open-ended questions with Single Line Text question. You can also add a validation message with the question for entering answers in a specific length or format.