An Email question is a short-answer, open-text field with validation that ensures entries are email addresses.
When To Use It
Use Email questions to gather email addresses from your respondents.
Use the Layout tab to provide placeholder text for your Email question. Placeholder text can serve as guidance for your survey respondents, showing them the expected format of the answer.
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Placeholder text is displayed as follows within your question, and will be overridden by the respondent as they provide their answer.
On a desktop and most laptops the Email question type looks like so.
When optimized for mobile devices the Email question type looks very similar.
By default, survey questions show one at a time on mobile devices to prevent the need for scrolling on smaller screens. You can turn off this one-at-a-time interaction if you wish.
In the Standard Report Email questions report as a collapsed response list, by default.
See additional compatible chart types
Within the Standard Report there are various chart types available for visualizing your data. The below grid shows which of the chart types Essay questions are compatible with.
See what other report types are compatible
The below grid shows which of the report types Email questions are compatible with. If you plan to do some specific analysis within Alchemer this report compatibility chart should help you choose the right question types.
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In the CSV/Excel export, the data is displayed in a single column within the spreadsheet.