An open numeric question requires the the respondent to enter numeric characters. The question text is limited to 300 characters; a counter indicates the number of remaining characters available.
You can set the minimum or maximum value allowed for the response by entering the appropriate values in minimum value and maximum value.
In number type, you can specify whether the question will integer or decimal information:
- Integer: collects a whole number. For example, this is useful when you want to collect the age of the respondent, as in the example below. The default range of an integer response is 0 to 2,147,483,647. If you want to collect a telephone number, consider using an open text question.
- Decimal: collects a number that may include a decimal point. For example, this is useful when you want to collect price or percentage information, as in the example below. The default range is -2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,64. You can set how many decimal digits are allowed in decimal places.
When you are satisfied with the question, click done to continue editing your project.
By default, the question must be answered by the respondent, but you can make it optional. To do so, select optional response. The next button is enabled as soon as the question is presented.
Details about the script code for open numeric questions can be found here: open numeric question (scripting).