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How to use the text (multiple lines) block

Learn everything you need to know to use the text (multiple lines) block in your forms.


When to use

Use the text (multiple lines) block to let your respondents enter a text answer that can contain line breaks. Usually used for long text answers, like explanations.

Demonstration of a text multiple lines block.

How to use

Add a new block to your form and then select the question type Text (multiple lines). You can now customize this block to your needs with the following features.

Basic features

Each question block has basic features to present the block the way you need, for example Name, Description and Help text. And most of the question blocks have common options, like the Required and Exportability options.

More information about these basic features can be found in the help article about our form builder.

Additional features

On top of those basic features, the text (multiple lines) block has the following advanced options:

  • Transform

    By enabling the Transform feature, you can determine how the answered text should be transformed. For example you can capitalize certain parts of the answer, or convert all characters to lowercase/uppercase.

Advanced settings of the text multiple lines block.

Branch conditions

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

Basic and evaluate conditions

  • When value matches your filter;
  • When value does not match your filter;
  • When value contains your filter;
  • When value does not contain your filter;
  • When value is specified;
  • When value is not specified.

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