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Single Textbox Question

Single Textbox question allows respondents to enter a short answer or provide a brief comment in a single text box. This question type is commonly used to collect open-ended responses from respondents, allowing them to provide their own answers without being limited by predefined response options. View a Single Textbox example.


Single Textbox Question



Creating a Single Textbox Question


1. Choose Single Textbox to add the question to your survey.


Creating a Single Textbox Question


2. Enter the question in the textbox. 


3. (Optional) Adjust any additional settings for answers.


● Validation of text fields: To ensure that respondents provide a specific type of answer, such as an integer, email, or year, you can set answer validation through the Validation dropdown menu. 


Validation of text fields


● Set a default answer: If you want to provide a default answer for a question, you can check the Default checkbox and type the default content. This content will be displayed in the textbox if the respondent doesn't provide an answer. 


Set a default answer


● Change to Multi-line text: If question needs to provide longer answers, you can change a single line text question to a multi-line text question. This will provide a larger textbox for the respondent to enter their answer, supporting up to 3000 characters.


Change to Multi-line text


4. (Optional) Adjust any additional settings for questions.

Making Questions Required

Referring to Previous Answer

Display Logic 

Skip Logic


5. Click Finish



Analyzing the Data


Since a Single Textbox question is open-ended, you can view a Word cloud analysis for this question type. A word cloud is a visual representation of the most frequently used words in a set of responses, with the size of each word reflecting its frequency of use. Click Wold cloud analysis to view the results. If the answer sheet fewer than 5, it will not show.


Analyzing the Data

Word cloud analysis