A Date/Time question allows for the user to select a specific year, month, day as seen below. Date/Time questions can determine when an incident happened, or help find a meeting time. The question type allows users to record the date and time with five types of configurations: Date/Time, Date Only, Time Only, Date/Month, and Month/Year. The default display format is Date/Time.
- Within your form, click on the Questions tab in the top left corner
- Under Advanced Questions, double-click or click and drag the Date/Time question to add it to your form.
- Optional: Add an Identifier to your question
- Enter the Question Title
- Optional: Add a Description
- Set the +Display Settings
- Set the +Options Settings
i. Decide if the Question will be Required or Optional
ii. Set the Display Format
iii. Add the option to allow users to set a timezone. This is useful if you have users from various timezones.
iv. Optional: Choose to set the date/time to "now" by default.
NOTE: Whenever the user reenters the form this will be updated.
v. Optional: Add a "Record Now" button to allow your users to quickly set the date/time to the current time.
Display this question side by side with another question.
NOTE: This will need to be enabled on the other question as well.
|Append to previous question||
This question type appends to the question before it to make it appear that they are connected within the form.
NOTE: Any Branching Logic, such as to hide or show the previous question, will also apply to this question.
|Width||You can adjust the width based on a percentage of the size of the page. By default, the value is 100% to make it to the fit the page size.|
Enabling this will make the question Optional.
When a user enters the form, if the question is Optional they will be able to proceed and complete the form without providing a response to this question.
NOTE: The question will be required by default
Determine the Format that the question will appear in:
NOTE: Date/Time is the default format.
Enabling this feature creates a drop-down for the user to select their appropriate timezone.
|Set to now by default||When the form loads, the load date will populate into the date field.|
|Show "Record Now" button||
As opposed to forcing the individual to type in the time, eg., 14:58, they may click "Record Now". This will input the correct current time.