Data names and option identifiers

Each element that you add to your questionnaire has an automatically generated data name. This is a name that will be used to identify the question in the results file. Answer options in multiple choice questions also have automatically generated option identifiers. They are never visible to respondents.

Data names are necessary for our system to track and order responses. They can also become handy if you have two questions that are the same, and you're not entirely sure which one is which in the results data. The data names will still be different, so you can always track a question/answer option using them.

You can find the element data name under the Dataname tab:


The identifiers for question options are included in the Dataname tab for each option (example from the Choose multiple element:



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