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Slider Rating Question

 

 

Click here to learn how to customize the slider rating element in the XML.

1:  About Slider Rating

Respondents move a slider to a point on the scale to answer the question. The slider point element utilizes select form, and must contain multiple points. Additional sliders are optional.

  • Does not utilize Flash
  • Desktop, Tablet and Smartphone (iOS5+, Android 2.3+) compatible

Learn more: Sliders Concepts

2:  Adding a Slider Rating Element

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 insert a slider element, add a new survey element, select the "Dynamic" tab and choose "Slider Rating". Then click "Insert".

Enter the question text into the area provided. Question instructions can be customized by overwriting the default instruction text. Add the answer options by clicking the "+New Point".

If you only want to show one slider with the question text, do not add any answer options.

Enter the text for the points on the scale, and any additional sliders (optional). Each entry will be a new row and have its own slider. The system will automatically provide labels/numbers for the answer options, which you can edit later in "Options".

All answers will appear in the question box with labels (ch1, ch2, ch3) (r1, r2, r3). Labels with the "ch" prefix indicate choices (i.e., points on the slider) elements. Labels with the "r" prefix indicate row (i.e., sliders) elements. You may edit the answer options by selecting the "Point Actions" and "Slider Actions" dropdown menus. Click "Answer Piping" to show rows based on the answers of a previous question; to learn more, click here.

3:  Style Settings

To configure the display settings for the slider rating element, click the "Style: Slider Rating" link.

Configure the settings for the slider rating element. Additional information about each feature will appear when you mouse-over the text. Click "Preview" to preview the settings. Once the changes are made, click "Save".

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Style Option Description
Initial Slider Position

Allows you to specify where to start the slider handle.

  • Off Scale: Start with the slider handle to the left of the slider scale.
  • Left End: Start with the slider handle at the minimum value of the slider scale.
  • Middle: Start with the slider handle at the middle value of the slider scale.
  • Right End: Start the slider handle at the maximum value of the slider scale.
Scale Legend Position

Allows you to choose where the slider legend is positioned.

  • Above Slider: Display the legend above the slider scale.
  • Below Slider: Display the legend below the slider scale.
Color-Fill Track When checked, the track will be highlighted according to the action of the slider, from the minimum value to the slider handle.
When unchecked, the track will not be highlighted.
Slider Container Width

Allows you to modify the width of the slider scale bar by specifying the percentage of the window size it will occupy. The optimal setting for most sliders is 75%.

Example:
100% will stretch the slider to the full width of the survey page.

Once the question is setup you can preview the element at any time by clicking on "Preview" located at the top right corner of the element. To find out more about previewing an element, click here.

4:  Options for a Slider Rating Element

The options available are located on the right side of the screen. You can set rules for the entire question by clicking near the question text or set rules for individual choices or rows by clicking on the choice or row you wish to edit. The option section will show the question, choice or row text, label and type you have selected to edit.

4.1:  General Options

Each of the following options, when altered, affect all attributes within the slider rating element.

  • Label: The label assigned to the element. You may edit the default label for the slider rating element here.
  • Type: Displays the element type. You may change the element type to single-select, multi-select, number 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: Items can be randomized by choices or rows or both. To watch a video tutorial, click here.
  • Randomize Groups: This option is available if there are choice or row groups. Randomizing must be enabled in order for this to function. When checked this option will randomize the groups.
  • Rating/Scale Enables nets in the report. To learn how to set up your rating scale preferences in the report, click here.
  • 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" dialogue. This is useful for copying and pasting options between survey elements.

4.2:  Choice (Points) Options

These options only affect specific choice (i.e. "points") line attributes.

  • Label: The label assigned to the choice. You may edit the default label for the choice here.
  • Data Value: The value assigned to the choice in the data. You may edit the default value for the choice here if the option is available.
  • Show If: Allows you to create new logic conditions or select an existing logic condition for the choice. For more information, click here.
  • Languages: Select what languages the choice 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 choice to become optional and non-mandatory.
  • 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" dialogue. This is useful for copying and pasting options between survey elements.
  • Slider Rating
    • Opt Out (Choice): Check to include a "Don't know" option below the slider.

4.3:  Row (Slider) Options

These options only affect specific row (i.e., sliders) line attributes.

  • 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. To watch a video tutorial, click here.
  • 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 dropdown 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: The option will hide the row from respondents.
  • 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" dialogue. This is useful for copying and pasting options between survey elements.