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Question Example : Auto Select

Description : This example allows you to type into the text box and watch the dropdown list change. This is usefull for very long lists.

Source : Converted from old Verge Free download.

V6 Author Wizard Files : Click Here Copy entire folder to your templates folder.

Professional IVS File : Click Here, Click File, Import Metadata in professional to load.


Learn Tables : HTML Export

In the next set of articles that i will write we will look at all the diffetent type of exports we can use. At the time of writing there are five types of export , html, text, excel, powerpoint and word. It is also possible to write your own type of exports and if you want some info on that let us know and we will point you in the write direction. In this article we will look at the HTML export and all the features you can use.

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Question Example : Background Image

Description : This example shows you how to add a background image to your template. This could be used as shown to show your survey in draft mode.

Source : Modified

 supplied by Richard Wilson @ IBM.

V6 Author Wizard Files : Click Here Copy entire folder to your templates folder.

Professional IVS File : Click Here, Click File, Import Metadata in professional to load.


Learn Tables : Filters

In the previous article we looked at how to tabulate the questions in our survey. When we create tables it is often that we don’t want to tabulate all the data but a subset of it. In this article we will look at how we can create those sub sets of data so that we can filter our tables at the global level or at the table level.

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Quick Post : Please Specify & Default Answer in drop-down list

Recently we where asked,

Q: Maybe an easy one but cannot find an attribute for it. In example Q – the dropdown list, i have a long list of answers but I need one answer as default selected. Is that possible?

So the answer is yes, and here is one way , that we hope answers your question. The metadata you need is as follows ,

Metadata(en-AU, Question, label)
Q1 "Question_Text_Goes_Here" 	
		style(
            Control(
                Type = "DropList",
                ReadOnly = False,
                Accelerator = "CTRL+T"
            )
        )categorical [1]
    {
    	Group "Please Select"
    	{A,B,C,D,E,F}
    };

As you can see we are using a sub-list to get the result that is required. This way , the user cannot progress until they change the drop-down from Please Select to something else. The routing for this question is simple ,

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