File Upload

File Upload is the perfect way to get the extra documents you require from your respondent: a work history, an agenda, the yearly numbers,... 

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Your respondents can upload files that are max. 2 MB. The supported file types are .pdf, .docx, .txt, .csv, .xslx, .doc and .xls. Here's an example:

File upload example

In this guide we'll discuss;

  1. Add a file upload question
  2. Change the general question settings
  3. Edit the question

1 Add a File Upload question

In the Questions tab, click the button ? Questions. Select File Upload from the list of question types and click Add question.

File upload add question button

Now that you've added the File Upload question, you can change the general question settings and edit the question.

file upload change settings

2 Change the general question settings

General settings of file upload

  1. Hide/show the question settings.
  2. Change the question order.
  3. Change question type.
  4. Make the question active/inactive.
  5. Lock/unlock the question to be edited by other team members.
  6. Copy, Delete or Preview that particular question.

3 Edit the question

file upload - edit question

  1. Add your question here. Want to know how to make your text larger or change the color? Click here and learn about all of the rich text editor icons.
  2. Click Add media or Add YouTube video to upload images or videos to make your questionnaire more entertaining. The file needs to be under 2MB. To add a YouTube video, paste a YouTube link after you've clicked the Add YouTube video button.
  3. Make the question mandatory - toggle the button to require respondents to answer the question before moving to the next question.
  4. Add a question tag - turn this feature to add a tag to your question that you can reference in your survey or PDF.

You can toggle the button so that a Not applicable option will be automatically added. 

If you want to ask respondents to leave a comment, toggle to turn on add a text box to specify, or leave an extra comment and a box will appear underneath your question.

File upload other options

Tip: To change the text of the button label and upload messages, head to Labels and messages in Extra options.

That's it! So log in and add it now...

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