Interactive Forms - Page Detail Tool

An Interactive Forms tool can be added to any main or faculty webpage.  This will allow you to build and maintain online forms and surveys.  All responses will be captured in a database.  This tool also includes summary reporting tools as well as downloading capabilities.

Adding an Interactive Forms Tool to a Page

Adding an Interactive Forms Tool to a Page
  1. Within Navigation Builder Home, click on Main Body in the Content section of the page you on which you wish to add the Interactive Form
  2. From the Add Tool to this page: drop down menu, choose Interactive Form
  3. Click Add

An I-Form Properties screen similar to the one below will appear.


Enter Information in the Supplied Fields

Enter Information in the Supplied Fields

Title: This is a unique name that you wish to give to this form.

Numbering: Used to number each question.

CAPTCHA Protection:  We strongly urge you to use this feature as it protects the form from being submitted by web crawlers or other automated devices.

Collect User’s Email:

  • Require the user to enter his/her email address.  If checked, this data will be captured into a database and will be used as a Reply-To email address if notification emails are being sent.
  • Also send a confirmation email to the user

Email Notification Addresses will be sent to those emails entered in one of the following:  (Multiple email addresses can be entered separated with a comma.)

  • HTML Email
  • Text-only Email

Email Notification Subject Line: This can be used to easily identify an incoming email.

Allow 1 Submission Per Member: The page must be set up with User Side Security to utilize this feature.

Summarize Results:  Summarize checkbox, radio, and drop down/list box percentages.

Redirect URL: Enter the URL you wish the user to be taken to after submitting the form.

Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page.

An Interactive Forms detail page will result.


To Add Items to the I-Form

To Add Items to the I-Form

Click on Add Item and the screen below results

Choose a radio button and enter the desired information.

Text - Primarily used as a label.

  • Be sure to click Add at the bottom for each item.

Label & Text Box - Used for Short Answers, i.e. Name, email, etc.

  • Determine width of entry box
  • Is an Answer Required?  Yes/No

Label & Text Area - Used for longer answers

  • Choose height/width of entry box
  • Is Answer Required? Yes/No

Label & Radio Button

  • User can choose only 1 answer
  • Enter the Radio Button label in the text box (What is your favorite color?)
  • Enter choices in grid below the text box
  • Decide # of columns to display the choices in
  • Is Answer Required?  Yes/No

Label & Check Boxes - i.e.

  • Multiple choices are allowed by entering the number of options required from the drop down box.  
  • Enter the Check Box label in the text box - (What brand(s) of computer do you use?  Check all that apply.)
  • Decide # of columns to display the choices in
  • Is Answer Required?  Yes/No
  • Enter choices in grid below the text box

Drown Down / List Box

  • Enter the Drop Down / List Box label in text box
  • Choose the # of rows to display at 1 time
  • Allow multiple Choices to be selected?
  • Is Answer Required?  Yes/No
  • Enter choices in grid below the text box

Click the Add button. Repeat until all the items have been added to the form.



To View I-Form Submissions

To View I-Form Submissions

Using Navigation Builder Home, locate the page that contains the survey and click Main Body

At the bottom of the I-Form tool, click on Submitted I-forms - The results will be displayed in a list

Choose one of the options available.

View List of All Surveys is the default screen shown above allowing you to view submissions individually

Summarize checkbox, radio, and drop down/list box questions.

  • To use this option, select the radio button
  • Click Search

View All Answers Per Question

  • Select radio button
  • Click Search

Download Data

  • Save the download file. It will be a .csv file.
  • To view and work with your file, open Excel or other spreadsheet first and then do a File | Open and in the case of Excel use the Import Wizard to get the data into the spreadsheet.
  • Be sure to choose “All Files” from the File Type drop down menu or the file name will not be visible.


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