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  1. More Field Types

    More types of fields with richer options must be available.
    If Forms is meant to compete with market leaders in this sector, it cannot offer just 4 types of fields it currently offers. See attached screen shots of how many types of field other services are offering.

    Also, you need richer options. For example: you cannot offer only one type of date formatting. We use dd/mm/yyyy in Europe. Americans use the mm/dd/yyyy. The form creator must be able to define the desired format.

    In general, we need more types of fields and more advanced control options for each type of…

    338 votes
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    • Provide a quicker way to add multiple options in an "option" style question

      Many times, the list of options for a question of type "option" comes from some external source. Occasionally there are relatively many options (e.g.: a list of class members)
      At this time, the only way to add them, is to repeatedly click "add option" and enter the text.
      It should not be hard to create a way to paste a delimited text that adds all "items" as options to the question (and from there on, it's probably not hard to create even better options).

      Note: even better would be if you could point Forms to an existing file (e.g. some…

      61 votes
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      • Field validation

        Have field validation for e-mail address that at least checks for the @ symbol.

        47 votes
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        • Create option to allow respondents to edit their responses, especially if the option "single response only" is applied.

          In the "Who can fill out this form?" option in the Settings, there is a checkbox you can select to limit one response per person. If tick, the user can only submit one response. If not tick, the user can submit multiple responses.
          I think there's a need to create an option to allow respondents to edit their responses, whether the "one response per person" is use or not.

          6 votes
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          • allow changing the question type

            Sometimes I duplicate an existing question to have the same items but in a different question format (e.g., one question is a Likert and I want to have the same items in a ranking). It would be nice to easily switch between question types when creating the Form.

            17 votes
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            • Clean up List view - Contain list options in window with scrollbar

              List Using Choice to create a list with 7 or more options... list is clunky and can be long and shows up over other questions in the form. Keep List in windows when dropdown arrow is clicked and show scrollbar so user has clean interface for making selection.

              3 votes
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              • For the likert question type allow more than 7 answers.

                For the likert scale it works really well if you have a series of questions that are on a scale of 1-5. In fact it appears to be able to go up to 7 choices. It would be nice if this could match the rating option to allow up to 10.

                9 votes
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                • Enhanced Restriction Ideas for Strings/Data Types

                  It would be nice to have enhanced restrictions for string data types. For example:

                  URL: must be formatted https://www.example.com
                  EMAIL: must be formatted username@example.com

                  For Dates: After today, after tomorrow, after 1 week allow selection after these requirements

                  2 votes
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                  • Add Check Box

                    Add an option for a simple check box instead of just radio button selections. This would be more useful when creating a true form type entry and not a quiz or survey where you may have multiple choice.

                    173 votes
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                      • Add a free-form quantitative response option for matrix-type questions.

                        Similar to the Likert, be able to have the user fill in a number for each combination of Option and Statement. Each grid square could accept a number response. It's essentially a small spreadsheet grid for responses.

                        6 votes
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                        • Likert question

                          For Likert question the responses summary should show the number count for each answer response not the percentage. If someone, skips one column the counts differ and then you are comparing percentages that don't have the same count. If you provide count we can then calculate percentage if needed.

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                              • close matches for word answers should be allowed

                                text based "correct" answers should be flexible enough to accomodate improper case use, and/or some degree of typo, - in editor it would be nice to have "correct AND acceptable answers" -

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                                • add "is question applicable" option, in addition to, "is required"

                                  "is required" can be too restrictive - some questions may be required, but may not be applicable, and the consideration / "scoring" of that question, if N/A, should be discounted from totals

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                                  • add number data type like OneDrive's Excel Survey

                                    Forms should have the same "number" data-type as OneDrive Excel Surveys - but both need better entry handlng of Percentage value (expecting users to enter decimals when most will want to enter 80 for 80% is backward logic)

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                                    • clear accidental selections/entries in unrequired questions

                                      if you select 1-5, 1-10 (numbers or stars) but then change your mind, you can't deselect, and in an unrequired question that could skew results in both forms and quizzes, so offer "clear" (or simply deselect)

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                                      • rank

                                        At ranking question type don't give ponit for an unsolved question! Even if it is correct without activity.

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                                        • Rename the prompt: "Enter your answer"

                                          Could we range the prompt in a text field. I would need: 'Type your name here' or any other prompt.

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