Insert a Static Question Table into a Form Template

You can insert a static question table into the form template has not yet been assigned to a project. Use static question tables to include a series of related questions when there is finite number of questions in the table group. Static question tables are made up of a fixed number of rows and columns.

You have already created a form template that has not been assigned to a project.
One example of a static question table is a table of five quality check questions asked about ten areas of work. This could be constructed with an area per row listed in ten rows down the first column, and the five quality check questions listed along the header row in five additional columns.
Fastpath: Business Setup > Standards And Templates > Business Form Templates > Configure Form Templates > Design
  1. Confirm that the correct business unit is selected in the Current Business Is field, and that the correct project is selected in the Current Project Is field.
  2. Select Business Setup > Standards And Templates > Business Form Templates > Configure Form Templates.
  3. In the row for the template to which you want to add questions, click Design.
  4. In the Form Designer, click Insert Table.
  5. In the Table Group field on the Insert Table screen, enter a heading for the question group.
  6. (Optional) in the Table Group - Long Description field, enter text to display on the device in smaller text under the Group Title.
  7. Leave the Custom Report box blank.
  8. Select the Show Static Questions In a Column check box.
  9. Leave the Is Active check box selected.
  10. In the Question Alias box, enter a short description to represent the question table in reports and enable the merging of questions in the table into one analysis column in reports.
    This step is optional if the text entered in the Table Group field is shorter than 30 characters.
  11. Click Save.
  12. In the Form Designer, click Insert Static Row.
  13. In the Static Column Name field on the Insert Static Column screen, enter text to be the label for the first row in the first column of the table.
  14. (Optional) In the Long Description field, enter text to display as explanatory text below the static text.
  15. Leave the Is Active check box selected.
  16. In the Question Alias box, enter a short description to represent the question.
    This step is optional if the text entered in the Static Column Name field is shorter than 30 characters.
  17. Click Save & New to add static label text for the second row of the table.
  18. When done, click Save in the Edit Static Column screen.
  19. In the Form Designer, in the question table, click Insert Question Column.
  20. In Question Title field on the Insert Question window, enter the text of the question.
    You do not need to end the text with a question mark.
  21. (Optional) In the Question Advice field, enter text to display on the device in smaller text under the Question Title.
    You can write this in the form of a question with a question mark, or write explanatory text.
  22. In the Question Type field, select a type. See Question Type Fields for more information.
  23. Depending on the Question Type you selected, additional fields may display. See Question Type Additional Fields for more information. Select options as appropriate.
  24. Do one of the following to save the question:
    • Click Save to return to the Form Designer.
    • Click Save & New to insert another question of the same question type.
You have added a static question table with a question in it to a form template.
You can repeat these steps to insert additional questions in the table. If needed, you can configure the dynamic question table to use a list of questions called a question bank. You can also insert a single question, a static or dynamic question table, or text into the form template. You can move questions and add pages and page breaks. When you are done, close the Form Designer and assign this form template to a project.