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FAQ: Is it possible to create conditional questions in Survey123 Web Designer?

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Is it possible to create conditional questions in Survey123 Web Designer?

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Yes, it is possible to create conditional questions in Survey123 Web Designer using the Set rule function The set rule icon.. However, this function is limited to Single Choice, Single Choice Grid, Dropdown, Likert, and Rating questions. When setting conditions, selecting a particular answer in the parent question prompts only the related child question.

Follow the steps below to configure conditional questions:

  1. In Survey123 Web Designer, create parent and child questions. The table below summarizes how the child question is prompted based on the answer choice of the parent question.
Parent questionAnswer choice for the parent questionSubsequent child question
What television show genre do you prefer?CrimeWhich crime show you like the most?
 Reality televisionWhich reality television show you like the most?
 ComedyWhich comedy show you like the most?

The image below shows the parent and child questions created in Survey123 Web Designer.

Create all parent and child questions.
  1. Select the parent question and click the Set rule icon The Set rule icon..
Click the Set rule icon.
  1. In the Set rule dialog box, specify the answer choice (the If field) and the related child question (the Show field). Click OK.
Specify the rule.
  1. Save the form.

Selecting a particular answer in the parent question prompts only the related child question.

The conditional question.

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