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Single Option Data Question

How to configure the "Single Option Data" type question?

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Written by Aristotle
Updated over a week ago

This question type allows you to select a single answer from a group of default options obtained using a Custom List.  

The “Single Option Data” type of question is similar to the “Single Choice” in that only a single response can be selected in both. The difference lies in the process of building the form.

In the “Single Data Option” the response options can be configured from a Custom List and in the “Single Choice” question type the answers are only configured manually. 

For example, if you have a list of 20 items of which the interviewer must choose only one, this is the right kind of question. It could also be used to select a product among a list, a city name or a type of machinery. 

The rationale for this question is to simplify the creation of a form. In this sense, it avoids having to write manually each one of the values, as is done with the “Single Choice” type of question. 

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

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

1. Click the "+" button (blue 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.

  • Description: 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 “Data List Source”, click on “New List of Data” and select a list of questions previously loaded in the platform. To learn how to add lists, click here.

4. If you prefer to add the questions manually, simply click the "Add List Value" button as many times as needed (each new click will generate one new question).

5. Select whether the question will be required or not.

6. To save the question, click the "Save" button.

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

On the app, the user will be able to use the search bar to search for the alternative or scan a code.

📌 Related Lists

Related lists group various options within one or more categories, making selection easier according to the chosen group. A very common example is the selection of country, state, and city:

Chile > Metropolitan Region > Santiago or

Chile > Metropolitan Region > Valparaíso.

And it's possible to configure this type of question.


All set!! 

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

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