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- FORMS: Rank Data from User Input
- Sylvie Stone
December 2, 2003, 7:41 pm
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I'm creating an online survey and one of the questions asks people to
rank 5 characteristics in order of importantce. I'm not too sure how
to do this effieciently.
Currently I am using a pull down menu with all 5 options in each pull
down like this:
Should I just assign a number for each characteritic and then the
database field will storee the data like this: 2,5,1,3,4
This isn't making a lot of sense right now.
Any advice or comments on how to do this better or improve on my own
strategy would be greatly appreciated!
Re: FORMS: Rank Data from User Input
Since you don't have that many options, I would maybe do it instead with 5
radio buttons on the left hand side, and then the options on the right hand
side... kinda like:
1 2 3 4 5
O O O O O Item 1
O O O O O Item 2
O O O O O Item 3
O O O O O Item 4
O O O O O Item 5
So your radio buttons under #1 all share the same name, but a different