DeskDirector Forms - Question Types in Detail

Serena Cappellini Updated by Serena Cappellini

Question Types in Detail

Here is all the type of questions currently supported in DDForms. You can also embed YouTube or other content into description of any field type. To check out how, head to DeskDirector forms - Embed content

Choice

By default this is a single-choice question (radio buttons). If you want to change it to a checkbox which allows multiple selections, enable the “Multiple answers” option. If you want to convert the field into a dropdown selection, enable the “Dropdown” option. The name given will be displayed to the user.

Text

Simple text input which is single-line by default. Check the “Long answer” box to make this multi-line. Custom Validation – Maximum length of the input.

Email / Url

Looks the same as short text field but with extra HTML5 email input validation.

Statement

The field will be displayed inside a bold header. The description will be displayed below the header. This field is very useful in explaining something to your users. This can also be used to break your form into various sections.

The statement field description also supports Markdown and HTML, giving it more flexibility. You can display hyperlinks, bullet pointed lists and more.

Number

Simple numerical input. Custom Validation – Equality/Inequality conditions

Date

A date input. Users will be presented with an easy to use calendar. This is supported by all ever green browsers.

Address

A standard short text input with Google auto-complete support. You can specify which country google will provide suggestions from.

Dynamic

More information regarding this field is in this separate guide - DeskDirector Dynamic Fields

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