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Surveys: Customize the position and size of a survey's field labels

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Label position

Label position allows you to display the text of each question above or to the left side of each field. When positioned to the side, you can choose to justify the text to the left or right.

To change the positioning of a survey's field labels:

  1. While editing your survey, click on the Survey Options tab.
  2. Click on the Look and Feel panel to expand it.
  3. From the Label Position dropdown, select how you want the labels to display next to each field. (If you select one of the side options, see the Label Size option will appear.)
    • Top (above field): this will display labels above each field. This is a good option if you're embedding your survey, as it will give more room for the fields to display.
    • Side - left justified: this will display labels to the left of each field, with the label adjacent to the left margin of the page. This means there may be white space between the label and the field, depending upon the label size.
    • Side - right justified: this will display labels to the left of each field, with the label adjacent to the field itself. This means there may be white space between the left margin of the page and the label, depending upon the label size.
  4. Click the Save Changes button.
Customizing the label position

Examples

Top (above field)
Example of a top label above a field
In this example, the label appears right above each field.
Side - left justified
Example of a side - left justified field label
In this example, the label appears to the left of the field, justified to the left margin of the page.
Side - right justified
Example of a side - right justified label
In this example, the label appears to the left of the field, justified to the field itself.

Label size

If you selected either of the side options, labels and fields will display in separate columns on the page. These columns can be resized to give more or less space for the label text.

  1. When the Side - left justified or Side - right justified label position is selected, ‚Äčthe Label Size option will appear.
  2. To customize the size, click on the Click to edit button.
  3. In the Set Column Widths window, drag the slider to the right to increase the size of the labels, or to the left to decrease the size of the labels.
  4. Click the Save button.
  5. Click the Save Changes button.
The Label Size field and Set Column Widths window