This feature is included in all paying plans.

Piping allows you to dynamically include previously chosen answers in subsequent questions. It is a great way to make your survey more conversational and relevant for the respondent.

1 An example of piping

Here's an example to illustrate the concept of piping:

Q1 What is your favorite city trip destination?
A1 Berlin
A2 Amsterdam
A3 Paris
A4 London

Q2 What do you like about {Q1}?

Say that the respondent selects the 4th answer of Question 1 (London), the subsequent question would become:

Q2 What do you like about London?

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2 Add piping to your questionnaire

Log in and follow the steps in the tool.

Piping variables can represent answers of following question types: Text Choice, Image Choice, Drop down, Open Text, Typeahead, Form Text Single Line, Star Rating and Slider (Text).

Write your first question, for example:

Piping - first question

Piping can't be used when you make your question multiple choice.

Now let's include piping in the next question using answers from the previous question. Make sure to save the earlier questions so that they'll appear in the drop-down menu of piping variables.

Type your question, and when you want to insert piping, click P in the rich text editor to access the drop-down of piping variables. Then select which variable you want to add. In our example, we'll choose Question 1 response.

Insert piping into question

Now you'll see the piping variable added inside your question.

Example of piping text in question

Don't forget to save changes when you're done!

Let’s take a look what this will look like in your questionnaire! In the example below you can see that when you reply with 9 stars, this number will be automatically filled in in the next question.

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