Custom Dropdown

Zachary Anderson
Last updated: 12 Apr 2021
Written for: Lighthouse Studio 9.3

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Description

A customizable dropdown question. Supports radio buttons and checkboxes, as well the ability to search response options.

Instructions

  • Requires Better Lighthouse Library.
  • Whether the question should use radio buttons or checkboxes can be changed in the standard select question settings.
  • Line 69-92 of the footer must be updated to define what text is displayed in the dropdown when closed. Deleting lines 79-92 is a good start for radio buttons; deleting lines 70-77 is a good start for checkboxes.

Options

  • Line 61 of the footer can be updated with whether the dropdown should support searching response options.
  • Line 62 of the footer can be updated with whether the dropdown should automatically close upon selecting a response option. Usually true for radio buttons; usually false for checkboxes or questions with other specify items.
  • Line 63 of the footer can be updated with whether the radio buttons or checkboxes should be hidden. Usually true for radio buttons, false for checkboxes.
  • Lines 65-66 of the footer can be updated with the close and open symbols used by the dropdown.
  • Line 67 of the footer can be updated with the placeholder text that appears when waiting for the respondent to begin typing.
  • Line 68 of the footer can be updated with the text to show when a search returns no results.