Form Widgets
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You can currently create custom forms in SmarterU. Additional features, including the ability to assign forms to learners, will be coming soon.

This feature is not enabled by default. If you're interested in using this feature, contact support@smarteru.com to have it enabled.

The available form widgets and their settings are described below.

Attachment

The Attachment widgets enables the recipient to upload and submit a file.

Attachment Widget

You can edit the Attachment widget's settings that are listed below. 

Attachment Settings

You'll need to click the Gearto access some of the settings below.

Text

The instructions that display above the controls for the Attachment widget.

Status

If enabled, the widget displays on the form.

By default, the Form Builder only displays active widgets. However, you can include inactive widgets in the preview.

Required

If enabled, the learner must upload at least one attachment before they can submit the form. 

Restrict Number of Files

If enabled, you can limit the number of files that the learner can upload to the form.

Files

This setting is only available when the Restrict Number of Files setting is enabled. Enter the maximum number of files a learner can upload to the form.

Prompt for Comment

If enabled, an additional field displays where the learner can enter text about the attachment. 

Comment Field

Required

If checked, the learner must enter a comment for the attachment before they can submit the form.


Divider

The Divider widget inserts a horizontal line in the form.

Divider

The Divider widget does not have settings.


The Header widget inserts a title in a form. 

Header

You can edit the Header widget's text to provide a title.

Header Settings


Image

The Image widget inserts the selected graphic in the form.

Image

You can edit the Image widget's settings that are listed below. 

Image Settings

Upload an Image

To upload a graphic file, click Upload File

Display Options

Select how you would like the image to display on the form:

  • Centered Short - Horizontally centers the image at 30% of the learner's screen height using the image's original aspect ratio.

Centered Short

  • Centered Tall - Horizontally centers the image at 50% of the learner's screen height using the image's original aspect ratio. 

Centered Tall

  • Banner Short - Displays the image at 30% of the learner's screen height using the full width of the form. 

Banner Short

  • Banner Tall - Displays the image at 50% of the learner's screen height using the full width of the form.

Banner Tall

Title

A name for the image.

Alt Text

The alternate text that describes the image or its functionality.


Question

The Question widget inserts a multiple choice question in the form. 

Question

You can edit the Question widget's settings that are listed below. 

Question Settings

You'll need to click the Gearto access some of the settings below.  

Text

The question text.

Options

The responses to the question. 

To change the text displayed, click the text and edit it as needed.

To reorder the options, click the  and drag the option to its new position. If the  has focus, you can also use your up and down arrow keys to change the option's position. When you're ready to drop the option, press the spacebar.

To remove an option from the question, click the .

Status

If enabled, the widget displays on the form.

By default, the Form Builder only displays active widgets. However, you can include inactive widgets in the preview.  

Required

If enabled, the learner must select an option before they can submit the form. 

Orientation

Select how the options display on the form:

  • Horizontally - The options display from left to right.

Options Horizontal

  • Vertically - The options display from top to bottom.

Options Vertical

Enable Multi-Select

In enabled, learners can select more than one option for the question.

Prompt for Comment

If enabled, an additional field displays where the learner can enter text about the question. 

Comment Field

Required

If checked, the learner must enter a comment for the question before they can submit the form. 


Text

The Text widget inserts content in the form.

Text

You can edit the Text widget's settings to include content such as instructions or other information in the form. 

Text Settings


Text Response

The Text Response widget inserts a text field in the form.

You can edit the Text Response widget's settings to include instructions in the form. 

Text Response Settings


Video

The Video widget inserts a video in the form. 

Widget Video

You can edit the Video widget's settings that are listed below. 

Video Settings

Type

Select one of the following options:

  • Upload - You would like to upload the video's file.
  • Embed - You would like to embed code to access media that's been uploaded to another site. 

Upload a Video

This setting is only available when the Type is set to Upload. To upload a video file, click Upload File

Embed Code

This setting is only available when the Type is set to Embed. Enter the embed code for the video.

Description

A description of the video.


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