Matrix Question: Select Many

What is a Matrix table?

A matrix table can be used when asking about the same set of characteristics for multiple items, such as how often a respondent uses a set of products. The questions are arranged in a table or a grid to consolidate the information for the respondent.

How can I setup a Matrix table?

  • Click on Login » Surveys » Edit Survey
  • Click onadd questionbutton to add a question.
  • First select the Standard Question Types option and from the Matrix Table type questions select the required option.
  • Enter in the question header, row choices and the column choices and save the question.

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What are the various Answer Display options available?

For the matrix question, click the More button on the fly-out menu on the right and then select Settings.

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  • Single Select
    • Radio Button: Answer options are displayed as Radio Buttons.
    • Drop Down Menu: Matrix drop-down menu is displayed for selection.
  • Select Many
    • Check Box: Multiple Select Check Box options are displayed.
  • Freeform (text)
    • Text Input / Spreadsheet: Text boxes are available for freeform input.

Note: Data stored for each display type differs. Please do not change the display type after you have started data collection.

How can I change the display settings for the Matrix question?

For the matrix question, click the More button on the fly-out menu on the right and then select Display Options. Here, you can set up the display options as well as width, font, etc.

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