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  • How to Auto-Submit a Survey Page after a Specified Time

    In some surveys, there is a need to display stimuli or questions for a specific amount of time before advancing participants to the following page. To ease t...

  • How to Dynamically Control a Rank Sort Question

    Overview The Rank Sort question offers an engaging ranking experience for respondents. With the Rank Sort question, respondents are able to rank a list of it...

  • How to Change a Participant's Status

    Occasionally, you may need to change a participant’s status after collecting data in a survey. To perform this type of edit, you will need a full understandi...

  • Making a Question Optional

    1:  Making a Question Optional You can make various questions in your survey optional. When a question is made optional, respondents are not required to an...

  • Creating an "Other (Specify)" Answer Option

    When building a survey, it's not always possible to include a complete list of responses for a question, especially if that question's content is more subje...

  • Adding a "Prefer Not to Say" Option

    Overview In Decipher, you can add a "Prefer not to say" option to any question by converting its existing rows into no-answer rows. Converting rows into no-...

  • Alphabetizing a Question's Answer Options

    You can alphabetize (ascending or descending) the answer options that a respondent views in a survey. You can alphabetize rows, columns, or choices. First, c...

  • Tracking and Terminating Survey Speeders

    Overview Speeders are respondents who complete a survey too quickly, indicating that they may not have read the questions or considered the answer options...

  • Survey Branching with Question Logic

      1:  About Survey Branching Survey branching is used to route certain respondents to a question or set of questions based on how they answer a prior ques...

  • Creating a Random Concept Picker

    Creating a random content picker can be useful in any survey where your goal is to have respondents evaluate only one or more concepts out of a larger group,...

  • Making a Hidden Variable Automatically Populate

    You can use the Autofill element to create a hidden variable. Overall, the Autofill element is used for creating segments, auto-punching and advanced piping....

  • Limiting the Number of Characters Permitted in Open-Ended Questions

    The Survey Editor allows you to place a limit on the number of characters a participant can enter in the answer box for an open-ended question (e.g., a Text,...

  • Appending a Recipient List using Import Data

    You can use the Import Data element to include participant data you have collected in one survey in another survey. Data imported into a survey can be used t...

  • Splitting a Question Over Multiple Screens

    Note: This method only applies when all rows need to be seen at some point during the survey. This document details the process for splitting a question ov...

  • Piping Answers from a Multi-Select Question

    You can use the Autofill element to create a pipe from a multi-select question and then pipe those answers into a new question. Overall, the Autofill element...

  • Piping Open-Ended Responses

    Overview The pipe tool in the Survey Editor allows you to pipe open-ended responses from one question into another. Note: The pipe tool can only be utilize...

  • Piping Open-End Response Boxes

    Overview You can limit the number of open-end response boxes shown in a question based on the user's answer to a previous question. The process of limiting ...

  • Adding Gift Code Incentives to Your Survey

    1.  Overview The following article describes how to implement a prepaid gift code file in your survey to distribute one gift code per qualified participan...

  • Assigning Numerical Values to Answer Options

    Overview In Decipher, users can assign both data values and statistical values to a question's answer options. This can be particularly useful for rating an...

  • Creating a MaxDiff Question - Alternatives Method

    The MaxDiff - Alternatives question is a special question type that requires custom modifications to your survey to get it up and running. To create this q...

  • Creating a MaxDiff Question - Indices Method

    The MaxDiff - Indices question is a special question type that requires custom modifications to your survey to get up and running. To create this question ...

  • Creating a Discrete Choice Model (DCM) Question

    1:  About Creating a DCM Question The Discrete Choice Model (DCM) question is a special question type that requires custom modifications to your survey to ...

  • Net Promoter Score (NPS)

    The Net Promoter Score (NPS) is calculated based on participant responses to a question that would indicate their willingness to recommend a company's produ...

  • Adding a Typing Tool or Segmentation Algorithm

    1:  Overview The following article describes how to implement a typing tool or segmentation algorithm in a Decipher survey. This method is commonly used wit...

  • Validating Zip Codes From a File

    Zip codes can be validated and checked against an external zip code database file uploaded to a project using the File Manager. By validating the zip codes ...

  • Setting a Survey Password

    Password entry into your survey can be done using the <text> question element, the File(..) function, and a tab-delimited file. For information on using the...

  • Referencing a Common File in Multiple Projects

    This document provides instructions for referencing a common file between projects using the Decipher hooks system.   Requires Decipher Cloud Note: The e...

  • Keyword Coding Questions

    You can use keyword coding questions to group open-ended question responses and display the results in a virtual question. Grouping questions by keywords al...

  • Integrating a Sawtooth Project into the Decipher Survey Platform

    1:  About Integrating a Sawtooth Project You can integrate a project created in Sawtooth Software Incorporated (SSI) Web into the Decipher survey platform....

  • Capturing the Referer URL

    You can add a hidden question to your survey to capture where the participants were just prior to entering the survey. For example, if you posted the survey ...

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