Matrix questions allow responders to enter answers for multiple categories along a scale of options. This question type is useful in customer satisfaction and performance ratings.
While in the Content step of a survey, click a question to edit. Select "Matrix" as the type, and enter your question in the Question Content area.
Configure answer choices:
- Use the input field box under Rows to enter the categories for the matrix question (these are the items that will be listed down the page – such as Quality, Price, Service).
- Use the input field box under Columns to enter the titles for the scale (these are the options that will be listed across the page – such as Excellent, Good, Poor).
- Click the Add Row or Add Column text link to add additional categories or scale options.
- Click the Delete text link to remove a category or scale option.
- Click and drag the 6 dots icon to reorder.
- Check the box next to Hide to remove an answer choice from view but retain responses already recorded.
- Use the If chosen, go to: drop down menu for surveys with multiple paths, so you can redirect responders to a specific page based on their answer to this question.
Click the Show text link next to Settings to access additional options:
- Allow Multiple Answers Per Row – determine if responders should be able to select more than one answer choice
- Mandatory – set the question as a required item that responders must complete in the survey
- Hidden – hide the question from responders’ view (answers already received to the question will still be correctly shown and reflected in the survey responses)
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