Usage of 'location' question type

In selection of all question types that is opened when creating a questionnaire in column on the left, question type 'location' is available. Location is a special type of question that has two ways of inserting location: 'My location' and 'Multilocation'.

My location

My location enables recognition of current location of respondent. Focus on the map is pre-set to Slovenia, but it can be changed by using button ´Set focus´. When this button is used, map becomes clickable in focus can be set anywhere. Query about current location and search box are also pre-set. Furthermore user can enable showing of subquestion that is shown on the map as a cloud with an input field.

Example of 'my location' question type >>

Multilocation

Multilocation allows respondents to mark several places shown on the map. This kind of a question is especially useful when respondent is asked about more than one location eg. which places respondent has visited in the last year. Focus on the map is pre-set to Slovenia. Query about current location and show of search windows are also pre-set. Highest number of possible answers is pre-set to three (3), but this can be changed using a drop down list. Show of subquestion in the shape of a cloud with input field can be enabled.

Example of 'multilocation' question type >>

With both options of location input, two columns are created in data overview: “Address” and “Coordinates”. Column “Value” is only shown if subquestion is enabled. Entered addresses and coordinates are in form of a link to pop up windows with the map and markers of each respondent. Results in analyses are shown in a similar way with a difference that icon “Google Maps” is added in far left cell that works as a link to pop up window with a map of all answers/markers for each variable.

Choose a location

The 'Select Location' option offers the respondent a pre-tagged values or points on the map, where he can enter his answer. To get this option, you can select the 'Location, GPS' question and select 'Select Location' from the three options of 'Subtotal question'. This type of question is useful when the survey editor wants to illustrate a specific path and/or more locations on the map. The question allows the survey editor to add values or markers with clicks on the map, and tools in the toolbar enables him to draw on the map. You can draw the path by clicking on the 'Pencil' button and then click on the map where you want the path to take place. With more clicks, you can make turns and accurately mark the path. When you press the 'Pencil' button again, you finish drawing the path. A field appears to enter path’s name and the 'Trash' button, if you would like to delete the marked path. The legend explains that the 'Pencil' button means the ending of the drawing, the 'Marker' button adds the marker, and the 'Line' button adds a line. As mentioned above, a marker and a line can also be added to the address that serves as information or label. It is worth pointing out that the line is not a value, but only additional information to the respondent (e.g., illustrating several possible paths). As with the Multi-location sub-tag-marker entry, an additional question can be added in the settings in the field. The results are drawn in the form of coordinates in the data table.

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