As essential fields, you can use Text content, Short answer, Long answer, Single choice, Multiple choice, Dropdown.
Thanks to the awesome drag and drop form builder, you can easily add any field to your form. Drag fields from the panel on the left to your main view, to the place where you want them to be. You can reposition them afterward. You can also add fields by just clicking on them in the left panel. Each element comes with an Edit option that lets you control its appearance and behavior. In this article, we’ll cover all the essential fields available.
Text content field is used to input a title or description for your respondents. In this way, you can structure your form so that your respondents could easily navigate and provide you the data you are looking for.
You can customize the label placement, the alignment of the field, color and font size of the text and also assign an internal field name for it that won’t be shown to your respondents.
A short text field allows users to enter any characters. You can use this field type to collect simple text inputs.
You can make this field required, meaning that your respondents won’t be able to submit the form unless they provide their input. From Validation, choose the input type you will accept for this field. For example: alpha numeric (letters and numbers), alpha numeric space (letters, numbers and space tab), full name, and regular expression.
If you are interested in setting the length of your respondents’ answers, you can use Min no of characters and Max no. of characters.
Providing additional information for your respondents could be made by using the Instructions field. If you are interested in making this field a read-only one, you have the option of setting this up.
Long answer fields are similar to short answer ones, the difference being that they allow for more text input. For example, you may use long text fields for comments or suggestions. You can set the minimum and the maximum number of words allowed or increase the height of the field in rows. Your respondents can manually increase the Long answer typing area by dragging its bottom-right corner.
The Single choice field allows users to choose only one item from a list of options. By using Choice alignment, you can set them to be horizontal or vertical. If the choices are set to be vertical, then you will have the option of placing them on one, two or three columns.
By default, the choices are set to have a button-like design, but if you want to disable this, you can do this by unchecking Button-like choices.
If you want to make the form more visual for your respondents, you can upload an image for each choice option.
You can select a default choice, randomize choices, or even bulk import choices of your liking. By enabling the option Clearable, you can offer your respondents the possibility of erasing the choice selection so they could select another option.
Another cool feature is the possibility of limiting the number of times a choice can be selected. The limitation can be Reset every day and you can also opt-in for Showing the number of choices left.
The Multiple Choice field allows users to choose any number of items from a list of options. Besides all the settings already outlined for Single choice field, Multiple choice field offers the possibility of setting a minimum and a maximum number of choices to be chosen by your respondents.
You can choose to Group answers to receive the actual choice text instead of the Yes and No indicators.
The Dropdown field provides a list of several options from which your visitor will have to select one. You can make the dropdown Searchable for your respondents, you can also set a default choice. Show how many times each option can be selected on the form with the help of the Limit choices option.
Add a placeholder text that will show up on the first line. If you want to keep the first line blank, delete the Please select default message.