V2 Question Type: Duration Field

 

About

Duration fields describe a measure of time. For example, a timesheet would use a duration field to record the number of hours an employee has worked.

A sample is shown below on an iOS device:

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Form Builder

In the Form Builder, the Duration Field question type appears as shown below: 

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The Question Edit screen for this question type has three tabs: General, Properties, and Help Options. This article will go through each of the tabs.

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General

Unique ID 

The Unique ID is the reference for the question. For more information on Unique IDs, read: Overview: Unique IDs. It can either be auto-generated based on the question text, or customized.

Data Types

Data Types control what kind of information can be considered an answer to the question. The Duration Field question type only accepts one Data Type: Duration.

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Restrictions

Restrictions control how your mobile users interact with a question. They can be set on the question itself, or controlled by Conditional Logic.

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Duration Field

 

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Properties

Properties allow you to set up your question in various ways. As the Duration Field uses only one data type, its Properties are limited:

Duration
  • Precision: Determines what unit of measurement is used (Hours, Hours and Minutes, Minutes, Minutes and Seconds, Seconds)
  • Min/Max Value: Set a value beyond which the form cannot be submitted.
  • Default Value: Set a value that will show up as the initial answer to a question.

 

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Help Options

Adding "Help" content to forms gives mobile users access to support and other resources out in the field.  Help content is available to users through a button embedded beside a question.  Any question in the form can include a link to Youtube videos, web pages, or HTML-formatted work instructions.

For more information on Help Content, please read: V2 Forms: Adding Help Content to Questions

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