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Button Rating Question

1:  About the Button Rating Question

The button rating question allows the respondent to click buttons to rate questions.

Button rating questions use numbers to rate a question. The buttons are evenly spaced within the survey page.

Mobile Compatible: Yes

Tip: Use range of 0-11 for best compatibility with mobile

2:  Adding a Button Rating Question

Note: You can set the "Show" filter to display only elements that are compatible or optimized for the devices allowed for your project. Click here to learn how to how verify your project settings.

To add a button rating question, add a new survey element, select "Rating Specific" and click on "Button Rating." Then click "Insert."

Enter the question text and instructions.

2.1:  Adding Rows

Click "+New row" to add each new row, then enter the answer option in the text field.

Do not number the answer options unless you want numbering to appear for the respondent. The system will automatically provide labels/numbers for the rows with the prefix "r," which you can edit later in "Options."

3:  Style Settings

To configure the style settings for the question, click the "Button Rating" link.

Additional information about each feature will appear when you hover-over the text. Once the changes are made, click "Save."

Display Option Description
Scale Order

Allows you to specify the rating order displayed in the buttons.

  • Select Low to High to set the scale direction from low to high values, from left to right.
  • Select High to Low to set the scale direction from high to low values, from left to right.
Scale Legend Position

Allows you to set the position of the legend.

  • Above: Displays the legends above the buttons
  • Below: Displays the legends below the buttons
Left Legend

Allows you to enter text to display above/below the left-most button.

Example:
Completely Dissatisfied

Middle Legend

Allows you to enter text to display above/below the middle button.

The middle legend will not be clickable if there's an even number of buttons

Example:
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied

Right Legend

Allows you to enter text to display above/below the right-most button.

Example:
Completely Satisfied

Container Width

Allows you to modify the width of the button container by specifying the percentage of the window size it will occupy. The optimal setting for most is 100%.

Example:
80% will stretch the buttons to 80% of the survey page.

Opt Out Text

Allows you to create an "opt-out" option. Enter the desired text in this field and a button will be created automatically for each button rating programmed.

Note: Additional steps are required to setup the opt-out option. Click here for instructions.

Example:
Enter Not Applicable in this field and a "Not Applicable" button will appear below the button rating scale, allowing the respondent an answer option if the rating points don't apply to their experience.

4:  Question Options

The options available are located on the right side of the screen. Set rules for the entire question by clicking near the question text.

  • Label: The label assigned to the element. You may edit the default label for the button rating element here.
  • Type: Displays the element type. You may change the element type to multi-select, number, select or text.
  • Show If: Allows you to create new logic conditions or select an existing logic condition for the element. For more information, click here.
  • Languages: Select what languages the element will show in if the survey has multiple languages. The default is "all languages."
  • Mandatory: When checked this option will force respondents to provide a response. The respondent will be unable to continue the survey without completing the question.
  • Randomize: Show answer options in random order. Check rows, columns, and/or groups to randomize.
  • Allow Decimals: This option allows decimal entries in the numeric field.
  • Value Range: This option assigns a value range for the each open end number field in the question. For example, "1-200" will only allow the respondent to enter numbers 1-200 in each open end number field.
  • Validate Sum: This option is only available if the question has both rows and columns. Any value entered here will force the numeric sum of each row or column (based on what the question is "grouped by") to be exactly equal to this value.
  • Ignore Values: Enter an integer value. This value is not counted towards the question's standard deviation and average calculations in the report.
  • More Options: Use the dropdown menu to select less commonly used options. Once selected, you will be able to specify the setting for that option. For more information on each option, click here.
  • Raw Options: If you prefer to manually enter the XML options, use the "raw options" dialog. This is useful for copying and pasting options between survey elements.

4.1:  Row Options

Click on a row to set options for that specific row.

  • Label: The label assigned to the row. You may edit the default label for the row here.
  • Data Value: The value assigned to the row in the data. You may edit the default value for the row here if the option is available.
  • Show If: Allows you to create new logic conditions or select an existing logic condition for the row. For more information, click here.
  • Languages: Select what languages the row will show in if the survey has multiple languages. The default is "all languages."
  • Do Not Randomize: This option is only available if the "Randomize" general option is selected. Checking this box will force the line to remain stationary.
  • Optional: This option is only available if the "mandatory" general option is selected. When checked it will allow for the row to become optional and non-mandatory.
  • Open End: Allows you to add an open end response box to the row by selecting "mandatory" or "optional" from the drop down menu. "Mandatory" means the respondent must enter feedback in the response box to continue if the row is selected, "optional" means that feedback is not required.
  • Hidden: This option will hide the row from respondents.
  • Value Range: This option assigns a value range for the each open end number field in the question. For example, "1-200" will only allow the respondent to enter numbers 1-200 in each open end number field.
  • Validate Sum: This option is only available if the general option "group by" is set to rows. This option will force the respondent to enter a number equal to or less than the value entered here.
  • Row Pre-Text: Text/symbol entered in this field will appear before the answer field.
  • Row Post-Text: Text/symbol entered in this field will appear after the answer field.
  • More Options: Use the drop down menu to select less commonly used options. Once selected, you will be able to specify the setting for that option. For more information on each option, click here.
  • Raw Options: If you prefer to manually enter the XML options, use the "raw options" dialog. This is useful for copying and pasting options between survey elements.