Quick guide: How to access results and analyze data

Once you have received answers to your questionnaire, you can download the results as an Excel spreadsheet. Maptionnaire also comes with an analysis tool that is easy to use to filter, examine and visualize different map answers.

Downloading your results as an Excel sheet

  1. Go to your questionnaire and choose Results from the upper right hand menu.

  2. You can choose which publication version you want to download or (in Manage respondents) filter results data according to dates. For more information on these options, please take a look at the article on hiding test results. When you are ready to download the results spreadsheet, click the blue button that says Download responses as Excel sheet (.xlsx).


You can also watch a short video clip on this:

How to use the Maptionnaire analysis tool

  1. Go to the questionnaire that you want to analyze. Choose Analyze from the upper right corner menu. Under Response graphs, you can. view graphs of your survey results; for further instructions, please see the linked article. Under Map responses, you can view the map responses and comments left on interactive images; please keep reading for an overview of how to view, filter, visualize and export map views.

  2. Add the map/interactive image layers (map/interactive image questions) that you want to examine from the drop-down menu. Please note that the layers will be categorized by the question drawbutton title. You can rename them in this tool after adding them.


    In this example (below), the responses to one map question have been added, meaning that there is one analysis layer.


  3. From the map menu in the upper right corner, you can decide which map or image you want to use as the background. You can also change the visualization of the pins and lines by altering their color, size, opacity and line width. You can also present them as a heatmap. You can find these settings by clicking the expand symbol on the upper right corner of the map layer and then choosing the Visualization tab. The different visualization choices can be accessed by clicking the cog symbol (see arrow in the image below).


  4. Filter map markings in the Filtering tab. You can filter answers given in both pop-up questions (follow-up questions asked after respondent has placed pin/drawn a line or area) and background (non-interactive) questions.


    For example, in the example below, we have filtered only the responses in which the word 'beautiful' is contained in the pop-up question.


  5. Examine different filtered or unfiltered answers on the map in the Explore tab.


  6. Finally, you can export map views as image files to be used in reports and other documentation under Export. You can choose from three image sizes, but please note that the largest will take more time to upload. You can also download the map layers as shapefiles and geoJSONs, ready to be used in other GIS sotfware. 


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  • Greetings,

    Is there a tutorial page on how to visualize and review comments submitted on Interactive Images?


  • Hello Hans,

    You can access results for interactive image from Analyze page. Select the question you want the results from as ‘Analysis layer’ and the interactive image as ‘Basemap’. Now you should see the responses over the interactive image.

    Best regards,

    Ekku from Maptionnaire Support Team


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