Qualtrics Information for Wake Forest University

This site is a collection of articles, news and information about the use of Qualtrics on the Wake Forest University campus.

Add to Calendar – Email Triggers

by June 30, 2016
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By Jeff Nichols and Scott Claybrook When using Qualtrics as a registration form, we wanted to find a way to let respondents add events to their calendars. We use Email Triggers to generate an email after the form was submitted. The Trigger was a condition based on the answer Read more »

Custom Validation – Limit Number of Multiple Answer Choices Selected

by June 28, 2016

How do you create a multiple choice question, allow multiple answers, but limit the number of choices a user can make? Qualtrics uses a functionality called Custom Validation.  Once you have set up your multiple choice question and have selected the option for multiple answers, click on custom validation which Read more »

Use Word Count as Validation

by May 20, 2016

There is a very simple way to use the number of words in a text box as Custom Validation. In order to do this, you simply add Custom Validation to “Match Regex” and the regular expression pattern to match is ^\s*(\S+\s+){0,249}\S*$ (change the “0” to the minimum number of words to Read more »

Duplicate Emails?

by May 13, 2016

On some occasions you may want to send out the same survey to the same person multiple times using Qualtrics’ email system.  What you may find is that after the first email has been distributed, subsequent emails will fail.  Qualtrics sees the additional emails and classifies them a duplicate because Read more »

FROM Address in Distribution Tab

by February 9, 2016

We have made a change to the “FROM ADDRESS” field in the Distribution tab. This will make the distribution of Qualtrics surveys work much more effectively since the emails will now appear to come from a WFU address. They are not actually coming from a WFU server, but through the Read more »

New Feature in Qualtrics – Duplicate Emails

by November 16, 2015

We have been seeing this show up recently as a new column in the Email History section of Distribution and didn’t really find any documentation for it, so I emailed Qualtrics Support and they sent me the following details on this new feature: You are correct, we have now implemented Read more »

Using Email and Panel Triggers in your Survey

by June 11, 2013
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In the Religion Department, we utilize a simple Qualtrics Survey to collect information about the students who are interested in becoming a Religion Major or Minor.  This information is initially input into the survey by our administrative assistant. Once she has completed the initial survey, the submit button is clicked. Read more »

Email Survey Distribution Instructions

by April 10, 2013

Instructions for emailing panel samples Click here to download a PDF of this page. Assumes you want to use emails to distribute to recipients with customized messages, unique links to the survey for each participant, want to control how long the email links are viable and/or schedule email delivery. Read more »

Introduction to Qualtrics Video

by March 20, 2013

Here is a link to a short 5 minute video we created to provides a general introduction to using Qualtrics.

How Qualtrics Turned Students Into Evangelists in the Corporate World

by January 31, 2013