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Displaying a block of text in a question page

Updated on March 29, 2022

Provide supporting information that helps users answer questions more quickly by displaying a block of read-only text on a question page of your questionnaire. For example, you can add a paragraph to explain to users that a complete answer to the next question helps you improve your application.

Before you begin: Add a question page to your questionnaire. For more information, see Adding a question page to a questionnaire.
  1. In the navigation pane of App Studio, click Case types.
  2. In the list of case types, open a case type of the Questionnaire type that you want to edit.
  3. On the Questionnaire tab, on the question page that you want to edit, add a block of text:
    ChoicesActions
    Create a new block of text
    1. Click Add questionNew.
    2. In the list of question types, select Info text.
    3. In the text editor, enter informative text.For example: Enter All questionnaire data is confidential. We use the information that you give us only for statistical purposes and do not share it with any third parties.
    Reuse an existing block of text
    1. Click Add questionFrom library.
    2. In the Questionnaire library dialog box, select a block of text that you want to reuse, and then click Add next to the text.
    3. Close the dialog box by clicking Add.
    Note: In applications based on Cosmos React, you can use only plain text info text. Standard Pega Platform applications support inserting dynamic values and formatting the question text.
  4. Click Save.
For example: The following figure shows a block of text that provides additional information about the questionnaire:
A block of text in a question page at run time
A run-time question page with two questions and a block of text
What to do next: Add more questions to your questionnaire. For more information, see Adding a question to a question page.
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  • Next topic Visualizing questionnaire data by creating insights in Cosmos React

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