show "No answer" option for (multiple) numerical input

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5 months 3 weeks ago - 5 months 3 weeks ago #153394 by KompetenzZ
KompetenzZ created the topic: show "No answer" option for (multiple) numerical input
Hello,

I think it would be good if the option for show "No answer" in the "presentation and navigation" tab would also count for numerical input and multiple numerical input questions. Because this is an issues when these (multiple) numerical input questions are set as mandatory and the respondent don't want to insert a numerical answer.
Is this a bug or does there exist a explanation for it?
Last Edit: 5 months 3 weeks ago by KompetenzZ.

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5 months 3 weeks ago #153422 by jelo
jelo replied the topic: show "No answer" option for (multiple) numerical input
Just a inconsistent behavior of LimeSurvey. You can label that a bug or a missing feature.
Moving "No answer" to every question with additional options would be a solution.
bugs.limesurvey.org/view.php?id=7367
Often a mandatory question should not contain a no answer option. Sometimes a slider question should offer a "No answer" option. Sometimes you need "No answer" and "Don't know" as a second option beside e.g. "other". Flexibility is missing here. So you might end up adapting the survey design to the capabilities of the survey tool.

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5 months 3 weeks ago #153435 by KompetenzZ
KompetenzZ replied the topic: show "No answer" option for (multiple) numerical input
Ok, thank you for the answer. I wrote a feature request :-)

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