File Upload

A File Upload question allows your respondent to upload a file in response to a question. It can be used to collect documents, such as coursework and test papers.

You can customise the number of files you want to accept, the file formats, and the maximum size for each file.

Creating File Upload Questions 

To create your File Upload question:

  1. Click Add Question on your survey.
  2. Type your question in the Question Text field.
  3. In the Question Type drop-down menu, select File Upload.
  4. Scroll down to the File Upload Options section.
    • In the Max Upload Size Per File drop-down menu, select the maximum size you want to accept.
    • In the Max Number of Files drop-down menu, select the number of files you want to accept.
    • Click the Allowed File Types checkboxes next to the file types that you want to accept.
  5. Click the green Add Question button to add the question to your survey.

Allowed File Types

Content Type Allowed Extensions
Slideshow PPT, PPTX, ODP
Spreadsheet XLS, XLSX, ODS
Video MOV, MP4
Audio MP3

Customising File Upload Questions

When you create a File Upload question, you can customise it with the following additional fields and options:

Add Comment field 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.
Question Size and Positioning Lets you control the size, positioning, appearance and numbering of your question. You can also set a default answer, and hide the question without deleting it.

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