Tick Fields

Before using a tick box in place of a yes/no or a single selection field, you should consider reading the following blog:

http://theconnectedcause.com/does-a-checkbox-give-you-accurate-data/

Tick Box Fields are single selection fields that are displayed as a tick

Tick Box Fields are single selection fields that are displayed as a tick

When you add in Tick Field you must always add in two options into the field and click "update"

When you add in Tick Field you must always add in two options into the field and click "update"

The Two Options

#1: The first option will be the answer to the question if it is not ticked (e.g. No)

#2: The second option will display when the box is ticked (e.g. Yes)

The first option will be the answer to the question if it is NOT ticked (e.g. No)

The first option will be the answer to the question if it is NOT ticked (e.g. No)

For this example we added in a text calculation to display the answer from the "Do you like coffee" question for demonstration purposes. When the field is unticked the answer to the question is No.

The second option will be the answer to the question if it IS ticked (e.g. Yes)

The second option will be the answer to the question if it IS ticked (e.g. Yes)

For this example we added in a text calculation to display the answer from the "Do you like coffee" question for demonstration purposes. When the field is ticked the answer to the question is Yes.

You can add in any type of options you require as long as you understand that the first option will display when it is unticked and the second when it is ticked

You can add in any type of options you require as long as you understand that the first option will display when it is unticked and the second when it is ticked

The example shows "On Time" being used as the tick option.

On the system, in a Data Capture Form, the Tick fields are displayed as shown in the image here

On the system, in a Data Capture Form, the Tick fields are displayed as shown in the image here

In the Reports Pages, the data is displayed as the Tick option answers (as shown here)

In the Reports Pages, the data is displayed as the Tick option answers (as shown here)

Tick Box Fields are used in some forms specifically to generate Important Fields to be pulled into Important Summary Fields.

Please read the section on Important Summary Fields to find out how to use a tick field to get a summary of fields to appear in the Important Summary Fields Field.

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