XLS Survey Question Types
XLSForm supports a number of question types. These are just some of the options you can enter in the type column in the survey worksheet in your XLSForm:
How many individuals are living in this household?
Integer (i.e., whole number) input.
Short integer or long integer
What percent of family members have attended any type of upper level school?
What is the age of the head of the household?
Start: 25 — End: 55
Range input (including rating). A range is created with a step of one. For this example, the range would start at 25 and end at 55.
Short integer or Long integer
What is the name on your government ID?
Free text response.
Which country do you live in?
Multiple choice question; only one answer can be selected.
Which of the following are present in your household? Select all that apply.
Multiple choice question; multiple answers can be selected.
Where do individuals in this household work?
Answer: D. Cocoa Farm
Multiple choice from file; only one answer can be selected. The options will be taken from a separate file instead of the choice sheet.
Why did you move to this village?
Multiple choice from file; multiple answers can be selected.
Please rank the most important fixtures below:
Rank question; order a list.
Please display any necessary information in the note section.
The household was marked while I was offline.
Display a note on the screen, takes no input. Shorthand for type=text with readonly=true.
Collect the GPS coordinates of your household.
Collect a single GPS coordinate.
Please walk along the perimeter of your plot and record the coordinates at each corner point.
Record a line of two or more GPS coordinates.
Please trace the location of the toilet in your household.
Record a polygon of multiple GPS coordinates; the last point is the same as the first point.
What is the date today?
What time did you collect this survey?
What date and time was this survey collected?
Accepts a date and a time input.
Please take a picture or upload an image of your government ID.
Take a picture or upload an image file.
Please record an audio message of the pronunciation of your first and last name.
*recorded audio message or uploaded audio file*
Take an audio recording or upload an audio file.
Please upload a file of your monthly spending. This can be in the form of a txt, pdf, xls, xlsx, doc, docx, rtf, or zip file.
*pdf of document*
Generic file input (txt, pdf, xls, xlsx, doc, docx, rtf, zip)
txt, pdf, xls, xlsx, doc, docx, rtf, or zip file.
Please scan the sticker with the QR code.
*hit button to scan the barcode*
Scan a barcode, requires the barcode scanner app to be installed.
Please calculate the area of your household.
Answer: 40 feet * 60 feet = 2400
Perform a calculation.
Do you have farm land?
On the backend, it would store as:
A field with no associated UI element which can be used to store a constant