The Responses tab of Budget Allocator provides information about budget submissions and responses from participants. It consists of the following three tabs: Budget, Comments and Unverified Participants.

The following steps describe how to access and use the Responses tab along with its sub-tabs.
 
 Using the Budget tab

1. In the Budget Allocator tool, click on the Submissions button in the Home page or on the Responses tab. The Responses page is displayed.

You can see that by default, the Budgets tab is displayed. The number of submissions is displayed next to the SUBMISSIONS option.

2. Click on the Include unverified submissions in summary checkbox to include the number of submissions done by unverified participants.
The percentages displayed is the calculated percentage of submissions for each option in the budget i.e.,

3. Click on the PDF option to download and view the budget submission report in the .pdf format.

The following figure displays the .pdf report for submissions.

4. Click on the Excel Sheet option to download and view the budget submission report in the .xlsx format.

Using the Comments tab

1. Click on the Comments tab of the Responses page and the following is displayed.

As shown in the above figure, the Comments tab displays Item Comments and Budget Comments. Participants enter item comments and budget comments before submitting the budget. After the budget is submitted, the comments are listed in the Responses tab.
The following image displays an Item Comment in the budget preview.

The following image displays Budget Comment in the budget preview.

In the Comments tab of Responses, the number of item comments is listed next to the ITEM COMMENTS option and the number of budget comments is listed next to the BUDGET COMMENTS option.

2. Click on the Include unverified submissions in summary checkbox to include the comments submitted by unverified participants. You can see that the item and budget comments are displayed in the Comments tab.

3. Click on the PDF option to download and view the budget comments report in the .pdf format. The following figure displays the .pdf report for comments.

4. Click on the Excel Sheet option to download and view the comments report in the .xlsx format. The excel report consists of two sheets. The Comments sheet displays a report for budget comments and the Site Comments excel sheet displays a report for item comments.
The following figure displays report for budget comments.

The following figure displays report for item comments.

Using the Unverified Participants tab

 The Unverified Participants tab lists the names and email addresses of those participants who have not yet confirmed their budget priorities (this is done by clicking on the link provided in the email). The following figure displays a screen shot of the Unverified Participants tab. The number of unverified participants is listed next to the UNVERIFIED PARTICIPANTS option.

1. Click on the Verify option to verify a participant. After you click on Verify, the name and address of the participant will no longer be listed in the Unverified Participants tab.

2. Click on the Resend Verification Email option to resend the verification email to the participant.

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