Text question- Numeric Text Box

A Numeric Text Box is an open ended space where respondents can enter only numbers. For example: Contact number

To add a Numeric Text Box question, goto: Login >> Surveys >> Edit >> Workspace

  • Click on the Add Question button.
  • Now you will see various options, under Basic >> Text >> Comment Box.
  • Click on Settings button >> Select Numeric Data option.
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  • Add Row: You can add multiple rows using add row feature.
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Making the question Required:

To make the question mandatory you can click on Settings and you will find a toggle button to turn ON the validation. WHY? When you add questions to a survey, by default, required option is turned off. When required option is not enabled, respondents can continue with the survey without selecting answers. If respondents go through all the pages in the survey without selecting answers, the response is still considered as complete. You can enable required option to make a question required so that respondents can continue with the survey only after responding to the questions.

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Can I add a character or digit limit to this question?

Yes, you can certainly add a character or digit limit to the numeric data question.

Please click on Settings >> Turn ON the Required option >> Set the character limit in the box.

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Can I set a range of numbers as validation, so that respondents can enter the number within that range?

Yes, you can set a numeric range.

  • You will need to turn on the required option on for the question
  • Once you turn on the Required option ON, click on Settings,you will find option to enter the Numeric range.
  • Enter the Range
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Can I force the box to accept only Whole numbers?

Make sure the question is made required.

  • Click on Settings >> Required >> On
  • Turn on Whole Numbers option
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This feature is available with the following licenses:

Free, Professional, Corporate, Team and Enterprise

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