Pipe answers into another question

Use these steps to pipe answers into another question. Learn about piping codes and how they work.

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About piping

  • Piping codes allow you to pipe, or move, participants to the next question based on their answer.
  • This allows you to ask more relevant questions based on the previous answer.
  • For piping codes to work, the questions involved have to be on different pages.
  • If a study is duplicated, manually update piping codes added to questions with the piping codes from the new study.

Piping example

  • In your study, here is your first question:

    Q1: What size Company do you work for?

  • In this example, we'll say the piping code for your answer is C9999C9999,
  • To pipe the participant's answer to the next question, Q2 enter the code from Q1. For example:

    Q2:  In your opinion, what are the advantages of working in a #_C9999C999_# company? Enter your answer in the text box below.

  • If the participant answers Midsize in Q1, the text for Q2 will be "In your opinion, what are the advantages of working in a Midsize company?"



Pipe answers into another question

  1. In the Study Builder section of your study, go to the task or edit the question you want to pipe the answer from.
  2. Copy the code from the Piping Code field below the question text area.
  3. Go to the question/task where you want to add the answer.
  4. Insert #_PipingCode_# in the exact place in the question text where you want it to display.
  5. Click Save.



Questions and task types that allow piping

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