Checkbox Interaction Fields

Learn to enhance your forms by customizing checkbox fields in ActiveCalculator for efficient user interactions and accurate data collection.

Abdul Samad

Written by Abdul Samad

Checkboxes in ActiveCalculator offer a dynamic way to collect multiple inputs from users. They can be checked or unchecked, providing flexibility for both the user and the calculator's logic. This article guides you through customizing checkbox fields to enhance your calculative forms.

Adding and Accessing Checkbox Input Settings

Adding a Checkbox Field

  1. Click on the Checkbox Input Field within the interaction field options to add it to your calculator layout.
Adding Checkbox Input Field in ActiveCalculator
Adding Checkbox Input Field in ActiveCalculator

Accessing the Checkbox Settings

  1. Select the added checkbox in the editor to bring up its settings in the right sidebar.
Opening Checkbox Input Settings in ActiveCalculator
Opening Checkbox Input Settings in ActiveCalculator
  1. Click the Question Tab to dive into Checkbox Input Settings.
Accessing Checkbox Input Settings in ActiveCalculator
Accessing Checkbox Input Settings in ActiveCalculator

Setting Up Your Checkbox

Customizing Checkbox Input Settings in ActiveCalculator
Customizing Checkbox Input Settings in ActiveCalculator

Defining the Checkbox Title

  • Title: Name your checkbox question and click the PLUS button to add variables for dynamic titles.

Providing Context with Hint and Description

  • Hint: Offer additional information next to your question title through the info icon.
  • Description: Explain further beneath the title, with variable support from the PLUS button.

Making Checkbox Questions Mandatory

  • Required: Toggle this to demand a response, crucial for lead forms.

Managing Checkbox Options

  • Click Add Option to insert more choices.
  • Customize by:
    • Editing the Option Label for clarity.
    • Specifying an Option Value for use in calculations.
    • Removing choices with the cross icon.

Preselecting Default Options

  • Default Options: Select one or more options to be checked by default.

Using Checkboxes in Calculations

  • When referenced in a formula, the checkbox field returns the values from all checked options and you can use these values in your calculations by summing them up or applying other mathematical operations.
  • To include option labels in formulas, add existing variables by typing "@" and selecting from the list.
Default Checkbox Input Variable use in calculations
Default Checkbox Input Variable use in calculations
Edit Variable Name for Checkbox Input
Edit Variable Name for Checkbox Input
Checkbox Input Variable use in calculations
Checkbox Input Variable use in calculations

Leveraging Custom Variables

For comprehensive instructions on using custom variables in your calculations, please visit our detailed guide on custom variables.

Conclusion

Customizing checkboxes in ActiveCalculator simplifies the process of collecting and calculating user-inputted data. By following these steps, you can ensure your forms are both user-friendly and efficient in data collection.

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