Date/Time Box

The Date/Time Box makes it easy for your respondent to provide a date and/or time and ensures that all responses are captured in a standardised format. There are three possible formats: Date Only, the Time Only, or both Date and Time.


Sync it with your Diary - Why not consider using our API to link SmartSurvey to your Calendar so the appointment is automatically added as soon as someone submits their response? 

Creating Date/Time Box Questions 

To create your date/time question:

  1. Click Add Question on your survey.
  2. From the menu, select Date/Time Box.
  3. Type your question in the Question field.
  4. In the Display drop-down, select Date OnlyTime Only, or Date and Time.
  5. In the Format drop-down, select the date format you wish to use.
  6. Then in the Answer Choices fields you can enter each choice which will be accompanied by a Date/Time Box selector.
  7. Click the green Save Question button to add the question to your survey.

If you select a Display type of Time Only, the system will ignore the date format in the Format drop-down list.

Customising Date/Time Box Questions

When you build a Date/Time Box question, you can customise it with the following additional fields and options:

Add "Comment" Text box Adds a free text field underneath the question.
Require an Answer to this Question Forces the respondent to select an answer before they can progress to the next page.

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