up Inquisit Language Reference

order attribute

The order attribute specifies whether the options of a multiple choice survey item should be randomly ordered.

Member of

<checkboxes> <dropdown> <listbox> <radiobuttons>


/ order = order mode


order mode One of the following values:
Value Description
random Randomly orders the options.
sequence Options are listed in the specified order.


By default, the options are listed in the order specified by the options attribute. This attribute can be used to randomize the order.


The following shows a listbox survey item with evaluative labels presented in random order:

<listbox ratingquestion>
/ caption = "How do you feel about icecream?"
/ options=["excellent", "good", "satisfactory", "bad", "aweful"]
/ order = random

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