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How to use the rating block

Learn everything you need to know to use the rating block in your forms.

When to use

Use the rating block to let your respondents select a rating on the scale you provide them. The scale can have various shapes (like stars, hearts, thumbs) and various steps.

Screenshot of rating blocks in Tripetto
Demonstration of three rating blocks with different shapes and steps.

How to use

Add a new block to your form and then select the question type Rating. You can now customize this block to your needs with the following features:


  • Text
    Use the Text feature for the name/title of this block.
  • Description
    Enable the Description feature to add a description to this block.
  • Image
    Enable the Image feature to add an image to this block.
  • Help text
    Enable the Help text feature to add a help text to this block.


  • Shape
    By default the rating is showed in stars shape. Enable the Shape feature to select the shape of the rating.
  • Steps
    By default the rating has 5 steps. Enable the Steps feature to determine the scale of your rating question. For example from 1 to 10.


  • Required
    By default this block is not required to fill out by your respondents. Enable the Required feature to make this block required to fill out.
  • Visibility
    By default this block is visible in your form. Enable the Visibility feature to hide it for your respondents.
  • Alias
    By default the name/title of this block will be used in your dataset. Enable the Alias feature to use a different name in your dataset.
  • Exportability
    By default the collected data of this block will be stored to the dataset of each result. Enable the Exportability feature to take control over the storage. You can then include/exclude the data from your dataset. Please note that if you exclude data from the dataset you can never see and/or use the given answers from your respondents to this block, because the data is simply not stored at all.
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Advanced options of the rating block.


Logic is important to make your forms smart and conversational. The rating block can work with the following branch conditions to help you with that:

Block conditions

  • Match the rating value selected.

Evaluate conditions

  • Value is equal to your filter;
  • Value is not equal to your filter;
  • Value is lower thanyour filter;
  • Value is higher than your filter;
  • Value is between your filters;
  • Value is not between your filters;
  • Value is empty;
  • Value is not empty.


When we mention your filter(s) above, there are some different filters that you can use to make the right comparison:

  • Number - Compare with a fixed number that you enter;
  • Value - Compare with another block value entered in the form by a respondent (more info).


You can use the calculator block to perform calculations with given answers. The rating block supports the following calculation operations:

  • Current value - Supply a selected rating;
  • Compare - Compare a rating and output a value based on the result of the comparison;
  • Functions - Execute all kinds of mathematical functions to a rating.

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