Question Types

A guide to the different questions types available to you in Info Collection.

This gives the user a text box for their response

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Placeholder text – this appears in the field and can be used to further assist the user on how to answer the question.

 

Character count – place a maximum limit on number of characters a user can input into the text field.

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

This gives the user more text space for their response.

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Placeholder text – this appears in the field and can be used to further assist the user on how to answer the question.

 

Height – you can determine the height of the textbox here

 

Word count – place a maximum limit on number of words a user can input into the large text area field.

 

Include title in wordcount – specify whether you want to include the title of the event in the word count limit.

 

Character count – place a maximum limit on number of characters a user can input into the text field.

 

Allow html – allow the user to use html code to markup text (ie: italicise or bold)

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Creates a list from which the user can choose one answer.

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Options – click the + sign and a field will appear – click on where it says New Option and type in the answer option you want. When you have created all the options you want you can reorder them by dragging and dropping. Use the dustbin icon to delete an option.

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Create payment – create a payment when one option is chosen

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

When you require a number as an answer

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Placeholder text – this appears in the field and can be used to further assist the user on how to answer the question.

 

Minimum – put a limit on the minimum number

 

Maximum – put a limit on the maximum number

 

Increment – if you want the number to increase by an amount

 

Allow negative result – choose yes/no

 

Rounding – choose whether you want the numbers to appear as whole numbers / currency / tens

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

When your question can be answered yes or no

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Advanced

 

Create payment – create a payment when one option is chosen

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Type – choose whether you want a single date or multiple dates (or leave as Please Choose)

 

Restrict to festival dates – choose Yes / No / include preview dates (or leave as Please Choose)

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Allows the user to upload an image

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Height – set the height that you want the image to be

 

Width – Set the width that you want the image to be

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Allows the user to upload a file

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Create payment – create a payment when ticked

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Require full contact details – select yes to ensure users supply a postal address and phone number in addition to name and email. Select no for just name and email.

 

Company / role requested – select yes to ensure users supply a company name / role

 

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Placeholder text – this appears in the field and can be used to further assist the user on how to answer the question.

Appears in print – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in a printed brochure/programme

 

Appears online – highlight yes or no depending on whether you want the response to the question to appear in online listings

 

Advanced

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Creates a list from which the user can choose multiple answers.

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Options – click the + sign and a field will appear – click on where it says New Option and type in the answer option you want. When you have created all the options you want you can reorder them by dragging and dropping. Use the dustbin icon to delete an option.

 

Minimum number – stipulate the minimum number of options the user can select

 

Maximum allowed – maximum number of options the user can select.

 

Tagsize – choose the size you want the tags to be (if you have lots of options it’s best to make them tiny)

 

Advanced

 

Create payment – create a payment when one option is chosen

 

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Creates a table with empty fields 

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Column Names – name a column and click the +

Add as many named columns as you require

 

Item or Row Name – for example: available dates

name an item or row and click the +

Add as many items or rows as you require

Appears in Print – select as appropriate

 

Appears online – select as appropriate

 

 

 

Advanced

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Creates a list of fields

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Options + Click to add a field to your list and give it a name

 

 

Appears in Print – select as appropriate

 

Appears online – select as appropriate

 

 

 

Advanced

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Provides a space for you to enter help text if a question or series of questions need further explanation

Label – a short description of the question

 

Message – enter the help text here

 

File – You can upload a document to support your help text

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

Company information

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Appears in Print – select as appropriate

 

Appears online – select as appropriate

 

Advanced

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

This question type is for Eventotron Admin use only.

Bank Details information

 

Label – a short description of the question

 

Help text – short, helpful information that appears under the field to assist the user

 

Scope – if you are requesting an event’s bank details – select event, if a venue’s select venue

 

Appears in Print – select as appropriate

 

Appears online – select as appropriate

 

Advanced

Required – highlight yes if you want to make the question one that has to be answered before the user can move on to the next section and or complete the info collection process. Required questions have a red border.

 

Default – you can input a default response to the question here or leave it blank

 

Visibility – you can make the question visible to everyone or choose to hide it from users by selecting Admins only. By selecting Disabled for non-admins you allow everyone to see the question but only admins can change the response.

 

Notify – you can put an email address in here and that person will receive a notification whenever the question is responded to.

 

API Field name – this relates to when you use the Eventotron API to pull information from Eventotron to your website or apps. By inputting a sensible API field name that relates to the question you make all the data much easier to track. Your web developer will thank you for it. Please use only letters, numbers and underscores – no spaces or punctuation.

 

Display If

Here you can apply conditions to display the question based on previous answers given in the section. For example if you have a question like: Have you performed at XX Festival before? You can create a further question: If so, when? that is only displayed if the previous answer is Yes.

Click on Display If and choose the question from the dropdown list you want to make the current question a follow-up to. An Equals field will display – tick the response you want to display the current question.

More helpful guides…

Working with Red61

Red61 is a very powerful and versatile box office system that is particularly suited to large festivals. It is a popular choice of box office provider with several Eventotron users. This guide covers set-up, exporting data and syncing.

Contracts

The Contract tab allows you to create contracts between you (the festival or season) and events and / or venue managers. You can even take digital signatures – all in Eventotron. Here’s how to set up contracts:

Portals

Portals is a new feature which allows you to share select information from your Info Collection forms with specified users. Here’s how to set up a new Portal: