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Section Heading Question

The Section Heading question type lets you include text within a form without asking a question. It's used for introductions, explanatory text, or pictures in your form.

If you wish to add a Section Heading to your form:

Within your form, click on the Questions tab in the top left corner

  1. Under Basic Questions, double-click or click and drag the Section Heading question to add it to your form.
  2. Enter the Question Title
  3. Optional: Add a Description.
  4. Optional: Add an Identifier to your question
  5. Set the +Display settings

TIP! You can enter Piping Variables into the Description which will pull in other information, but not allow the users to make edits to it within this form.

The available Section Heading question Display settings.
Display side-by-sideDisplay the question type beside 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 of a question based on a percentage. By default, the value is 100%.

Within a section heading it is common for administrators to insert Piping Variables into the Section. An example of this would be if you have previously collected user data, such as an Applicant's contact information and wish to also include it in another form, without the applicant having to fill the information out twice.

For more information in regards to Piping Variables, you can refer to our article on Piping Variables: Overview.

Section Headings are great for adding additional text and headings within the form, however, there are a few limitations to them compared to the rest of the question types.

Using Section Headings, you cannot:

  • Create an Advanced Branching Rule based off of them
  • Filter users or applications based on a section heading
  • Add a section heading to a report