FormBuilder - List Question Types Explained

Explain in detail the difference between the question types available in ATLAS FormBuilder in order to determine which type your form could best utilize.

Problem:  What question type best suits my needs for the form I am currently creating?

There are 4 question types that display multiple possible answers for selection of a question.

  • Drop Down
  • Select List
  • Radio Buttons
  • Check Boxes
Type drop down list

Drop Down List Properties

  • allows for only 1 selection from the list of possible answers
  • first entry in the list needs to be a special character to help ensure a valid selection is made (Ex.: --)
  • list order is modifiable

Select List Properties

  • allows for multiple selections within the list
  • first entry in the list needs to be a special character to help ensure a valid selection is made (Ex.: --)
  • list order is modifiable

Radio Button List Properties

  • allows for only 1 selection from the list of possible answers
  • all possible entries are visible on the form at all times
  • list order is modifiable

Check Box List Properties

  • allows for multiple selections from the list of possible answers
  • all possible entries are visible on the form at all times
  • list order is modifiable

If you have any questions, please contact ATLAS FormBuilder at atlas-formbuilder@illinois.edu.



Keywords:FormBuilder, radio, button, questions, create, multi, select   Doc ID:63888
Owner:Buddy S.Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2016-06-06 13:07 CDTUpdated:2016-11-30 16:51 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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