Help users of your applications provide detailed and accurate answers that
require numbers by creating decimal questions. At run time, users can enter numbers that
include decimals after a separator to provide very detailed information. As a result,
your application can precisely meet even the most specific business
For example, in a questionnaire about the reimbursement of
travel costs, users can provide the precise amounts of their travel expenses.
Before you begin: Add a question of a decimal type to a question page. For
more information, see Adding a question to a question page.Note: Only applications that you build on Cosmos React support
Navigate to the questionnaire:
Open the questionnaire in App Studio
In the navigation pane of
App Studio, click Case types.
In the list of case types, open a case type of the
Questionnaire type that you
want to edit.
Open the questionnaire in Dev Studio
In the header of Dev Studio, click ConfigureCase ManagementQuestionnaire.
Click the questionnaire that you want to edit.
If you have multiple questions on the question page, click the question that
you want to edit.
In the list of question types, select Decimal.
In the Question settings pane, in the Decimal
precision field, enter an integer that reflects how many places
after the decimal separator you want users to be able to enter figures.For example: To enable users to provide a precise amount of money that includes dollars
and then cents, enter 2.Result: At run time, users can provide numbers such as
For greater clarity, to display a separator in the number, select the
Show thousands separator check box.
For example: The following figure shows a decimal question about costs of accommodation with an
answer that includes a thousands separator and a two digit decimal separator: