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Piping (or text inserting) allows you to automatically insert selected answer choice from the question X into question Y. This way you can personalize your survey or broaden knowledge on a certain subject.

Questions that support piping

  • Choice question
  • Matrix question

Standard piping

Variable Description
{Q1} Question 1
{Q2} Question 2
{Q1C1} Question 1 Column 1
{Q1R1} Question 1 Raw 1
{Q1C1R1} Question 1 Column 1 Raw 1


Q1 Where do you live?

Q2 How do you rate the public transport in {Q1}?

The feature works for single and multiple choice questions only. In case of multiple choice questions, only the first selected option is piped.

To add piping:

  1. Create the first question

question for piping 

  1. Create the second question with the piping of the first question. In our case {Q1}.

question with piping 
          3. This is how the result looks:
piping example

NOTE. Piping works only for single and multiple-choice questions. Question inside which you will pipe (insert) text need to be on the separate page, placed after the page that is used for piping.

Advanced piping

This functionality allows to insert text from Contacts into the survey. You can insert following information :

Variable Description
{email} Email
{firstName} First name
{secondName} Second name
{phone} Phone
{custom1} Custom 1
{custom2} Custom 2
{custom3} Custom 3
{custom4} Custom 4
{custom5} Custom 5
{custom6} Custom 6
{custom7} Custom 7
{custom8} Custom 8

360 Feedback piping

Variable Description
{relatedEmail} Email of assessed person.
{relation}  Relation of assessee to the assessed person. Assessee perspective.


NOTE. Advanced piping works only for mailing collectors.

* Functionality is available in Advanced, Professional and Enterprise plan.

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