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• POSITION TEXT ABOVE: Places text above the row of buttons, rather than to the side, allowing more room for
the scale points. Available for all Matrix Types, except Proﬁle.
• REPEAT HEADERS: Repeats the text of the scale points in the middle of the question, at the bottom of the
question, or in both positions. Select repeat headers and then specify the location.
• ADD WHITE SPACE: Will place additional white space between sets of rows to make the question easier to
Text Entry questions allow respondents to type in verbatim responses, such as comments and contact information
Figure 3a-3 Example of Text Entry Multi Line question type.
VARIATIONS OF TEXT ENTRY QUESTION:
• SINGLE LINE: The height of a single line and designed for smaller amounts of text.
• MULTI-LINE: The height of multiple lines of text and designed for more text.
• ESSAY TEXT BOX: The height of multiple lines of text (more than the Multi-Line option) and designed for the
maximum amount of text. Useful when prompting respondents to give a lengthy response.
• FORM: Allows you to create a form with multiple text entry ﬁelds. Typically used when requesting contact
information. Can be altered for short, medium, long, and essay size text ﬁelds. Allows content validation
(numbers only, text only, email address) to be applied to individual rows.
• PASSWORD: Similar to the Single Line text entry option, but the entered text appears as an entered password