Creating an "open answer" response via Allow Commenting

Enable respondents to elaborate on their response by typing out their answer in greater detail or providing an additional answer to the question. 

💪 When to use it

  • This setting is generally applied to a survey question that includes the answer choice 'Other' so that respondents can specify what the 'Other' they are referring to is. 

🔨 How it works

  1. Navigate to the Survey Editor and select a question from your survey
  2. Select the answer choice you would like to allow respondents to comment on
  3. Mouse over Choice Options and select the drop down menu
  4. Turn the Allow Commenting setting on
  5. When enabled, the Allow Commenting icon will appear on the right side of the answer choice indicating that the setting has been applied.

👀 How it looks

  • Here’s how it's implemented and how the question will be viewed in the

    Preview link. After clicking on "Other", respondents will be able to specify their answer choices by typing directly into the text box.