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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111854

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Is this possible or do I have to change the backend/source code to achieve it? Has anyone pulled this off? If so, how'd you do it?
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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111855

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Can you give more details on what you are trying to achieve?
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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111856

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When the user checks the box for "other" in a multiple choice question I would like to show them a textarea instead of a text box so that they can enter more than 1 line and they can see more than 1 line. By default LimeSurvey provides a single line text box.
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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111857

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The easiest solution would be to not use the built-in "Other" feature but add your own "Other" option. You could then add a following long-text question shown conditionally on "Other" being checked.


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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111858

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That's what I'm doing now, but I don't like having the separate questions. I really don't care about the difficulty it takes to achieve this, I just want to achieve it. You wouldn't happen to know what part the source code I would need to modify to place a textarea on the screen instead of a textbox, would you?
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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111861

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Sorry, I can't help with hacking the source code to that degree.
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TextArea with "Option Other" instead of Text 1 year 10 months ago #111887

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qanda_helper.php maybe , but like Tony : I don't help ob forum for PHP devlopper. But i offer professionnal service if you want .... ;)
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