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More Options - Advanced Features

The attributes found in the "More Options" drop-down menu can be used for advanced setup. The attributes available in the menu vary based on the type of element, answer options and the configuration of the element.

Attribute Description/Function Valid Entries

adim

Allows you to choose the primary report dimension for 2 or 3-dimensional questions. If a report has both rows and columns or choices, then one table is created for each item in the shortest dimension, showing all the items in the secondary dimension. Setting adim allows you to override this primary dimension. Click here for more information. Select from drop down: auto, rows, cols, choices
aggregate This allows certain cells to be excluded from the average/standard deviation calculation. It is typically used for "Don't know" type of answers. In addition, the respondents are excluded from the "answered" total and base for this question. Click here for more information. Leave box unchecked to enable.
alt Allows you to enter alternative text that will only appear in the report.  Enter text in the area provided.
altLabel Allows you to enter an alternative label for an element that will be shown everywhere but the survey. This is used for "recoding" or "relabeling" data. Click here for more information. Enter label in the area provided.
averages Allows you to control which averages are calculated for the question. Multiple numbers can be entered in the area provided, separated by commas. You may enter 0 or more of these options: cols, rows, or choices.
chartText Allows you to enter text displayed in the charts in the report for the row. Enter text in the area provided.
choiceGroups Allows you to create a group header in the dropdown menu for select elements. Enter the location(s) where you want the choice groups to appear, separated by a comma: report, survey, restrict
choiceShuffle Allows specify the possible permutations

Enter one of the following: flip, rflip, rotate, reverse-rotate, rrotate.

See rowShuffle for more details.

Note: the feature requires shuffle="choices" and is not compatible with shuffleBy.

colGroups Allows you to create a header that appears over the columns. Enter the location(s) where you want the col Groups to appear, separated by a comma: report, survey, restrict
colShuffle Allows specify the possible permutations

Enter one of the following flip, rflip, rotate, reverse-rotate, rrotate.

See rowShuffle for more details.

Note: the feature requires shuffle="cols" and is not compatible with shuffleBy.

exactly Allows you to specify exactly how many values must be selected as a valid response. Click here for more information. Enter any of the natural numbers (integers, positive or negative) or zero.
favorite Allows you to change a column in multi-select form to single-select form in a 2-dimensional multi-select question. This is primarily used when there are two columns and the first is an "aware" column (multiple answers) and the second is a "favorite" column (one response). Click here for more information. Check box to enable.
final If set, the survey will end (without saving the user's data) and display no further Continue/Finish buttons. Click here for more information. Check box to enable.
grouping The grouping determines how the respondent must submit an answer, per row or per column.  For example, a 2-dimensional single-select question grouping by rows must have an answer per row, whereas an 2-dimensional single-select grouped by cols must have an answer per column.   Select from drop down: auto, rows, cols
ignoreValues Allows you to specify a list of values that will be ignored. These values will not be counted in the averages in the report, and they will be allowed to be entered in the survey even if they fall outside any range or verifier. Enter a comma-separated list of values to be ignored in the avg/stddev calculation.
looprows Allows you to specify the pipe variables label suffix where this element should be only be included in a loop element. By default the element is included for all pipe variables. This can be applied to a questions, autofills, rows, columns and choices loop element. Enter a comma-separated list of pipe variables label suffix.
minRanks Allows you to specify the minimum number of items you want ranked in a select element. Click here to learn more. Enter a whole number.
nets Allows you to specify the attributes in the report for number questions.  You can specify a single digit or ranges. Enter a comma-separated list of names.
okUnique Allows the item to be selected twice when uniqueness is required. Check box to enable.
open Makes the row/column require an entry in the open ended box if enabled. Check box to enable.
percentages When selected, this will display percentages. Check box to enable.
pii Allows you to set the personally identifiable information (PII) protection level (0-9999, inclusive) to restrict data access. This protection level applies only to textual data. For example, a PII level cannot be set on a radio or a checkbox question. Afterwards, in order for the question data to be visible to a user, the user's PII level must meet or exceed that specified for the question. Click here, for the details for setting PII access restrictions. Specify an integer between 0 and 9999, inclusive, to set the personally identifiable information protection level.
points Allows you to create answer options in the dropdown menu (choice form) in number elements.  For example, if you enter "3," you will get a dropdown with 1, 2 and 3 as the choices. Enter any of the natural numbers (integers, positive or negative) or zero.
radio Will change the answer option to a radio button. This attribute only works with the checkbox form. Check box to enable.
randomize Will shuffle the element within a group of questions that is set up to shuffle. If "randomize" is not checked the element will not shuffle/randomize. Check box to enable.
range Allows you to specify the range of numbers that can be displayed. Enter a sequence of characters that define the range.
rowGroups Allows you to create a header that will appear over the rows. Enter the location(s) where you want the row Groups to appear, separated by a comma: report, survey, restrict
rowShuffle Allows specify the possible permutations

Enter one of the following:
flip: equivalent to specifying the items in forward then reverse order. 50% of the respondents see the rows in order and 50% in reverse order.


rflip: reversed flip. If you have two questions using flip the order on both will be forward/reverse. With rflip it will be reverse/forward


rotate: we start with each randomizable item, and continue wrapping around.

For example with rows r1,r2,r3 rotate will generate the orders r1,r2,r3; r2,r3,r1; r3,r1,r2

reverse-rotate or rrorate: as rotate, but after the first time where items are shown in order, rotation happens in the other direction.

For example: r1,r2,r3; r3,r1,r2; r2,r3,r1.

Note: the feature requires shuffle="rows" and is not compatible with shuffleBy

shuffleBy Allows you to shuffle the answer options in the same order as a previous question with matching answer options. Click here for more information. Enter the label of the question you want this question to shuffle by (e.g., Q2).
sortBy Allows you to enter a label of an element you want to sort by. Enter the label of the question you want this question to sort by (e.g., Q4).
sortChoices Allows you to specify how the choices will be sorted. Enter a comma-separated list: asc (to sort in ascending order), desc (to sort in descending order), survey (sort in survey), report (sort in report), none
sortCols Allows you to specify how the columns will be sorted. Enter a comma-separated list: asc (to sort in ascending order), desc (to sort in descending order), survey (sort in survey), report (sort in report), none
sortRows Allows you to specify how the rows will be sorted. Enter a comma-separated list: asc (to sort in ascending order), desc (to sort in descending order), survey (sort in survey), report (sort in report), none
source Allows you to specify an HTML file that the data is read in from. Within an <html> tag, enter a source in .html form.
sst

Allows you to specify exclude or include an element in the simulated data testing. Elements are included by default.

This option should be used for elements the simulated data would not be able to complete correctly, for example questions with custom validation or logic that relies on variables passed back from a redirection mid survey.

Leave box unchecked to excluded the element.
unique Allows you to enter one answer option per row or column. Enter these options: rows, cols
validateCell Allows you to define a validation for a cell and display a custom error message. Enter Python expressions.
validateCol Allows you to define a validation for a column and display a custom error message. Enter Python expressions.
validateRow Allows you to define a validation for a row and display a custom error message. Enter Python expressions.
verify Allows you to verify functions that will be applied. Click here for options. Enter a string of characters.
where Allows you to specify exactly where the element should appear. By default it appears in the survey and report. Enter a comma-separated list of survey, report, summary, none, execute, data or notdp. If where="survey" is used, the item will not appear in the report.