Working with Multi-Choice fields

Practical applications of Multi-Choice fields

In this article, we will delve into the practical applications of multi-choice fields and provide a clear understanding of how to implement them effectively.

These versatile fields offer a powerful solution to gather information from clients while eliminating unnecessary verbosity. By using multi-choice fields, you can guide respondents towards the right answers, making data collection more efficient. Let’s explore how to utilise them in various scenarios.

Tailoring Options with Multi-Choice Fields

Multi-choice fields allow you to narrow down responses in a specific direction. For instance, if you want to determine the number of banks your client has accounts with, you can list the top three banks as options. With multi-choice fields, respondents can select one or more options, providing you with accurate data.


Adding an “Other” Option

o accommodate clients who may want to mention a bank that is not listed, you can include an “Other” option. By selecting this option, respondents can input their own choice, expanding the range of possibilities beyond the predefined options.


Simplifying with “Select All”

When presenting a long list of answer options, enabling the “Select All” feature can enhance the user experience. This option allows respondents to choose all available options with a single selection, making it convenient for them to provide comprehensive responses.


Multi-Choice fields enable better responses

By incorporating multi-choice fields into your data collection process, you can streamline responses, eliminate unnecessary details, and gather accurate information efficiently.

Whether you need to categorise options or provide flexibility for clients, multi-choice fields offer a versatile solution.

Experiment with these techniques and discover how they can enhance your data collection efforts.


Want to restrict clients to picking just one option? Find out how with Gatheroo’s single-select fields.

Laetitia has worked in the Financial Industry for over 20 years. Her drive to understand the risks inherent in a business, together with finding practical ways to mitigate the risks deemed too great, lead to the creation of Gatheroo.

By applying her knowledge gained from major banks in Australian and the UK, SMEs across the globe have benefited by discussing and applying low hanging solutions to potentially large issues.

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