Dropdown in Multiple short text

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4 years 5 months ago #95283 by ricardo01
ricardo01 replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
Thanks, it worked...are you talking about this line?




I thought java scripts were immune to that?

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ricardo
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4 years 5 months ago - 4 years 5 months ago #95297 by tpartner
tpartner replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text

...are you talking about this line?

Yes.

I thought java scripts were immune to that?

Not when you have a variable (string) which spans several lines. In that case, every line must end with a backslash character '\'. You could put the whole string on one line but it would be kinda hard to read.

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Tony Partner
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4 years 5 months ago #95300 by ricardo01
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Thanks, Tony.

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4 years 5 months ago - 4 years 5 months ago #95322 by Limer2001
Limer2001 replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
Can you (Ricardo,Tony?) post a limesurvey question file or survey file of this working. I can't get it to work.
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4 years 5 months ago #95324 by tpartner
tpartner replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
Here you go. For portability, in this test survey I replaced the question ID (9334) with the {QID} placeholder.

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Tony Partner
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4 years 5 months ago #95330 by Limer2001
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Thank you so much. With the QID placeholder it's working!

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1 year 11 months ago #128124 by petergi
petergi replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
Hi all,
the solution presented by tpartner is going into the direction I am looking for, i.e. embedding drop downs into possible answers. However, what I need is to place the drop down not at the end of an answer but rather somewhere in the sentence.
Example:

'I am looking for <dropdown> a / the </dropdown> solution.'

The user then has to select his answer only through the drop down.

Any hint for a solution is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Peter

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1 month 1 week ago #158512 by ColinBrose
ColinBrose replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
Hi Tony,

Thanks for your solution. I copied your script into the source of the corresponding question but for some reason, it there is no change to the short text field in row 2, which I want to replace with a dropdown:

<p><span style="font-size:18px;">FRAGEBOGEN</span></p>
<script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">

$(document).ready(function() {

var qID = 134;
var inputNum = 2;

// Define the select element (dropdown)
var select1 = '<select id="select1"> \
<option value="">-- Please Choose --</option> \
<option value="Apples">Apples</option> \
<option value="Oranges">Oranges</option> \
<option value="Pears">Pears</option> \
<option value="Bananas">Bananas</option> \
</select>';

// Hide the text input
$('#question'+qID+' li:eq('+(inputNum-1)+') input.text').hide().parent().hide();

// Insert the select elements
$('#question'+qID+' li:eq('+(inputNum-1)+')').append(select1);

// Initially select an option if the question has already been answered
if($('#question'+qID+' li:eq('+(inputNum-1)+') input.text').val()) {
$('#question'+qID+' li:eq('+(inputNum-1)+') select').val($('#question'+qID+' li:eq('+(inputNum-1)+') input.text').val())
}

// Listener on the dropdowns - insert selected values into hidden text input
$('#question'+qID+' select').change(function() {
$(this).siblings('span').children('input.text').val($(this).val());
});

// Some styles
$('#question'+qID+' select').css({
'margin':'0.3em 0 0 1em'
});
});

</script>


Do you have any Ideas? Has anything changed for Version 2.67.3?

Thanks!

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1 month 1 week ago #158539 by tpartner
tpartner replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
This is a 4-year-old thread so, yes, many things have changed.

Please start a new thread explaining exactly what you want to achieve.

Having said that, I am on vacation, responding via phone, so will not be able to contribute any code for at least 2 weeks.

Cheers,
Tony Partner
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1 month 1 week ago #158573 by ColinBrose
ColinBrose replied the topic: Dropdown in Multiple short text
Thanks for the hint, have a nice holiday!

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