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Separate last column in row type grid by color or border

Dear all,

I have the following problem: I want to use a grid question to have respondents evaluate the competitiveness of certain products on a scale from 1 = "very low" to 7 = "very high". Yet as not all respondents might be able to answer this question, I want to give them the chance to indicate this by checking another radio button ("Not sure"). This radio button will be number 8 - so in total it will be a scale from 1-8.

In order to separate the 8 = "Not sure" option from the actual 7-point Likert scale, I need to visually separate it. Either by a border on the left side of column 8 or by a grey shading in column 8.

I would highly appreciate if you could provide me with both solutions!

Thank you very much in advance and best regards.
asked Jul 18, 2019 by SeBo (200 points)

1 Answer

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I dug up the CSS selectors you'll want:

#[% QuestionName() %]_div .inner_table > tbody > tr:not(:first-child) > td:last-child {
    background-color: pink;

#[% QuestionName() %]_div .inner_table > tbody > tr:not(:first-child) > td.highlight:last-child {
    background-color: purple !important;

#[% QuestionName() %]_div .mobile_grid_options > :last-child {
    background-color: red;

#[% QuestionName() %]_div .mobile_grid_options > :last-child:hover {
    background-color: orange !important;

#[% QuestionName() %]_div .mobile_grid_options > .mobile_selected:last-child {
    background-color: yellow;

The first two selectors affect non-mobile grids; you can experiment with whether or not you want that ":not(:first-child)".  The remaining three selectors work for mobile grids.  The specific colors can be replaced with any CSS-recognized color, including hex codes.
answered Jul 18, 2019 by Zachary Platinum Sawtooth Software, Inc. (138,150 points)