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'''Description'''
 
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If enabled, the question will always be hidden - it will not be displayed to the survey participants. This function can be used in the following scenarios:
  
 
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If you prefill a question by URL you can use this setting to hide the question and its value from the survey participant at all. This overrides any conditions because the particular question is never even embedded in a page. If you just want to hide a question (for example if you want to store a value calculated on the fly) then use Javascript embedded in the question source code.
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* If you wish to prefill a question with a URL and you want not to have it displayed on the screen. This overrides any conditions used within the survey because the respective question will not even be embedded on the page.  
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* If you wish to store or calculate a value on the fly via the [[ExpressionScript - Presentation]].  
  
{{Hint|Text=The question are not diplay in HTML, it can be set with an [[Question_type_-_Equation|equation question]] or survey URL, but not in javascript}}
 
 
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<div class="simplebox">[[File:help.png]] '''Note:''' A common question type that is used with this function is the [[Question_type_-_Equation|Equation]] one.</div>
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'''Available options'''
 
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*Off (default)
 
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[[Category:Question Settings]][[Category:Advanced Question Settings]]
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[[Category:Question Settings]][[Category:Question Display Options]]
  
 
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Always hide this question (hidden)

Description

If enabled, the question will always be hidden - it will not be displayed to the survey participants. This function can be used in the following scenarios:

  • If you wish to prefill a question with a URL and you want not to have it displayed on the screen. This overrides any conditions used within the survey because the respective question will not even be embedded on the page.
  • If you wish to store or calculate a value on the fly via the ExpressionScript - Presentation.
Help.png Note: A common question type that is used with this function is the Equation one.

Available options

  • On
  • Off (default)