The choices in this question will appear in a dropdown format. The user may select one answer from options that appear in a dropdown list.

  1. Within your form, click on the Questions tab.
  2. Under Basic Questions, double-click or click and drag the Dropdown question to add it to your form.
  3. Optional: Add an Identifier to your question
  4. Enter the Question Title
  5. Optional: Add a Description
  6. Add your Choices. 
  7. Set the Choice Settings
  8. Set the +Display settings
  9. Set the +Options settings
    i. Decide if the Variable will be Required or Optional.

NOTE: You can add the Choices individually by clicking Add or by clicking the Bulk button. You can add the variables in a list within the Bulk Editor. You can also Add Other Choice which will automatically add a choice with an additional text response field to collect more information.

The available dropdown question choice settings.
Choice SettingDescription
Static ChoiceThis option can be used with question randomization logic. When this logic is applied, a question choice with static choice enabled will remain in the same location for every user.
TIP! If you have an "Other" choice and wish to Randomize or Alphabetize your choices, this will ensure that Other is always at the bottom of the list.
ScoreScoring allows you to assign a value to each choice. This is commonly used in Advanced Reviewer Forms.
Choices will have Default Scoring applied automatically.
The available dropdown question display settings.
Display side-by-sideDisplay this question side by side with another question. 
This will need to be enabled on the other question as well.
Append to previous questionThis question type appends to the question before it to make it appear that they are connected within the form.
NOTE: Any Branching Logic, such as to hide or show the previous question, will also apply to this question. However, the requirement settings won't be. If it is meant to be hidden it will need to be included in the branching logic as well.
WidthYou can adjust the width based on a percentage of the size of the page. By default, the value is 100% to make it fit the page size.
The available dropdown question options settings.
OptionalEnabling this will make the question Optional.
When a user enters the form, if the question is Optional they will be able to proceed and complete the form without providing a response to this question.
Randomize choicesSelecting this option randomizes the choices within the Dropdown upon each form refresh.
Alphabetize choicesChoices within your Dropdown will appear in alphabetical order (A-Z).
TIP! Use this if you are going to be adding choices to your form after already collecting data. This will allow you to maintain your alphabetical order without jeopardizing your data. Refer to How to Safely Make Changes to a Live Form for more information.
Initial ValueAllows you to specify pre-populated answers to questions in your form. By default, this option is blank "---".
Blank ChoiceThe initial value displays, indicating that a selection wasn't made. This will not count towards a response if selected.