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  1. Allow for a dropdown box

    It would be nice to have a drop down box for users to be able to select one or more choices instead of having to look at a long list of options. It makes the survey appear longer than it is and crowds the page.

    592 votes
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      75 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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…

      487 votes
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        9 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to change date format to correspond to the user's region

        Hi. In the question type where a date is required currently the only option (as far as I can see) is the US format. Can you kindly give us the ability to choose the region settings for this please? Thanks.

        425 votes
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          132 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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.

          185 votes
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            6 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make different (more) questiontypes so that teachers could make more exiting tests for their students.

            Here it would be nice to be able to have the students change the order of different words.

            Connect one word from one collumn to another word in a second collumn. The same connection possibilities between pictures and words, and between pictures in two different colmumns.

            Have the possibility to let students choose a word in a scentence from a drop down menu.

            Have the computer randomize the order of the questions, and to have the computer to pic the number of questions (random pic) form the total number (fex. 30 of 50 questions).

            Set a limit on how many…

            119 votes
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              4 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • provide the ability to copy and paste a pre-existing list into a drop-down list

              I would like the ability to copy and paste a list from Excel or Word and provide it as the selections to choose from in a drop-down list.

              99 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Field validation

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

                98 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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…

                  90 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Insert picture

                    Allow the user to attach or insert a picture before submitting

                    87 votes
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                      7 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Grid of Choices

                      I would like a functionality to allow rate various choices. For example, we run training with different sessions/instructors. I would like the survey takers to rate each class by choosing a scale such as "Satisfied", "Very Satisfied", "Dissatisfied" etc.

                      79 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow adding text to a question with choices

                        Example:

                        Q1: Name of participant

                        Choice 1: Mr.
                        Choice 2: Mrs.
                        Choice 3: Miss
                        [Text box for inserting the name]

                        79 votes
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                          6 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Specify a certain number of choice of one answer

                          Limit number of choices in multiple choice
                          In Microsoft Forms currently it is possible to have multiple choice questions were we can set only one choice or many choices. I would like to see an option were we can have specified number of choices allowed, say 2, 3 or 4 out of the available options. Instead of One or all.

                          76 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • option to disable numbering questions

                            option to disable numbering questions

                            64 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • have matching as a question option for quizzes.

                              I would like to have a question type where students taking the quiz can match items from one column with items in another column.

                              62 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Non-question fields and Auto-fill date

                                Make it possible to add text that isn't a question so that I can add links/paragraphs that are not linked to a question. Also make it possible to autofill the date of the response, so the date is correct. If I have to rely on my students to fill in the correct date, it doesn't always work out.

                                57 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Restrictions

                                  It would be good if there were other restriction options other than just on 'numbers'. For example, I often want to restrict the number of words/characters for a response to avoid overly lengthy responses.

                                  52 votes
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                                    12 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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.

                                    51 votes
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                                    • Allow upload of photos as response

                                      Provide photo/video upload as a type of permitted response to questions.

                                      50 votes
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                                      • 42 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Change question type

                                          Once you have selected a question type, text or choice, would it be possible to change on a future date?

                                          For example if I set a form with a text as a required answer, after a number of people have answered the question i could use the data to change the question into a multiple choice

                                          39 votes
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