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How to configure the "Text" type question?

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This type of question allows you to capture information in text and number format. The answer bar only allows the collection of text and number data.

Here's a demo of how to set up this question:

This question is used in cases where only a text response is required, for example, when the name of someone is required, the detail of an activity or also when an answer with more characters is required, such as the description of an incident or the characteristics of a machinery. 

It is also possible to validate emails, that is, it validates that the text entered corresponds to an email format (mail@test.com).

To do this, simply select the Validate email option:

In case the text entered does not correspond to the syntax of an e-mail, you will not be able to advance:

⚠️ Important: This question type is temporarily available only for web forms.

On the web, this type of question is presented like this:

Here is an overview of how this type of question is presented on the app:

  • To add the question to your form and define its function:

1. Click the "+" button (green color) or Add New Question in the lower-left corner.

2.In the new question, define:

  • Title: Define the question title. This field appears in the exported document.

  • Instruction: you can enter a description or explanation related to the question. This field appears only in the app, and does not appear in the exported document.

3. At the end of the question you will find the alternatives: Required and Multiline.

  • Required: you can define whether the question must be answered before proceeding to answer the form.

  • Multiline: select if you think the answer will need more space to write.

4. To save the question, click on the “Save Form” button.


All set!

To continue creating your form, we recommend returning to one of these articles:

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