How to use the checkboxes block
Learn everything you need to know to use the checkboxes block in your forms.
When to use
Use the checkboxes block to let your respondents select multiple items from a list of checkbox choices you give them.
How to use
Add a new block to your form and then select the question type
Checkboxes. You can now customize this block to your needs with the following features.
Each question block has basic features to present the block the way you need, for example
Help text. And most of the question blocks have common options, like the
More information about these basic features can be found in the help article about our form builder.
For the checkboxes block you can enter the list of choices you want to show to your respondents. You can just add the desired amount of choices and enter the names.
You can quickly supply the choice names by double clicking each choice row. You can then start typing right away, instead of opening each choice separately.
From the list of choices you can open each choice to get to the features of that single choice. Over there you can use these advanced options:
This is the main label of the choice.
By enabling the
Identifierfeature you can set an identifier for that choice to use in the dataset (more information on identifiers over here).
By enabling the
Exclusivityfeature you can make that choice exclusive, so if a respondent selects that choice, all other choices will be unselected, making the selected choice exclusive.
Logic is important to make your forms smart and conversational. The checkboxes block can work with the following branch conditions to help you with that:
- Match one of the options;
- All checkboxes unchecked.
- When value matches
- When value does not match
- When value contains
- When value does not contain
- When value is specified;
- When value is not specified.