Use the right online engagement tools

Understand how each tool can work for your next project.

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Written by Nathan Connors, Antony Prem, Abirami Ravishankaar and 4 others

What tool for what purpose?

Should I use a survey, form, quick poll, forum discussion, map, ideas or stories tool in my consultation ?
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Written by Nathan Connors
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Bluehaven | Pin your survey

Learn how to highlight a survey in the main project page.
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Written by Abirami Ravishankaar
Updated this week

Bluehaven | Add a Quick Poll

Create a quick poll for your consultation.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Bluehaven | Understanding the participants view of Places

See how the participant will view and use the places tool
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Adding a Shapefile layer to Places

Learn how to add extra layer information to your Places map using a shapefile or a KML file.
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Clone surveys

Learn how to create a new survey by cloning from an existing survey.
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Adding a Forum topic

Understand how to activate and set up a forum
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Adding the ideas tool

How to add the ideas tool to your project
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Add a Story telling tool

How to add or create stories using the story tool
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Adding a .wms layer to Places

Learn how to add another layer to your places tool to provide more information.
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
Updated over a week ago

Bluehaven | Engage with Places

Learn how to setup your next interactive mapping activity.
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Adding lines and points on the Places map

Understand how to draw a line or label a point on your Places map to provide additional information.
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Written by Vishwas Prasad
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Bluehaven | Order of the tools on the project page.

Change the order in which your tools are displayed i.e. reorder your tools.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Surveys

When to use a Survey or Form

Decide when to use the survey or form tool.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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Add and manage surveys & forms

Learn how to setup and manage a survey and form.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Survey participation types explained

Learn how to choose the right participation type for your survey.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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Survey question types explained

Learn how to use single line, essay, radio button, checkbox, dropdown, likert, date, ranking, email and add hyper-links or URLs in surveys.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Create long surveys with multiple pages and section headers

Learn how to build a multi-page survey, create sections and re-order or arrange questions on the page.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Adding images to a survey

Use pictures to convey more information in your survey.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Embed media in your survey

Add third party app content to make your surveys more interactive.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Conditional questions in Surveys

How to get more details for the 'other' option.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Emoji's in survey question type

Get a quick feedback in your survey by using emojis.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Preview and test your survey(s)

Do a trial run of your survey before you publish.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Submitting a survey or form

Understand the participant experience when using a survey or form.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Bluehaven | Print your surveys for offline use

How to print a hard copy of your survey
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Written by Antony Prem
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Print your surveys for offline use

How to print a hard copy of your survey.
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Written by Nathan Connors
Updated this week

Pin your survey

Learn how to highlight a survey in the main project page.
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Written by Nathan Connors
Updated over a week ago

Clone surveys

Learn how to create a new survey by cloning from an existing survey.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Impacts of changing a published survey

Things to consider before editing a published survey.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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Add hard copy survey responses

Surveys completed on paper can be manually added into EHQ by the administrator.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Bluehaven | Add hard copy survey responses.

Surveys completed on paper can be manually added into EHQ by the administrator.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Can a partially completed survey be saved to be submitted later ?

Understand when a survey can be saved by a participant.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Use the survey tool to manage submissions

Make a submission manager using the survey tool.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Petition tool

Use the Surveys/Forms tool to create a dedicated Petition tool.
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Written by Mary Francis
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When to archive, unpublish and delete a survey

Understand the difference in archiving a survey to deleting it permanently.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Bluehaven | Adding the Survey tool

Learn how to set up and manage surveys.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Delete survey test responses

Delete a published survey's test response.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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Retrieve the files uploaded using the 'file upload' question in the survey tool

Where to find the files uploaded by participants in a survey?
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Written by Mary Francis
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Survey count is here!

Admins can now see the number of surveys taken displayed next to the survey itself and choose to display this count to participants.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Now change the wording on your survey or form submit button!

Looking to change the wording on the button that submits a survey?
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys

New survey interface

Experience our new interface for building your next survey!
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Survey question types explained

Learn how to use single line, essay, radio button, checkbox, dropdown, likert, date, ranking and email question types.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Create surveys with multiple pages and rearrange questions

Learn how to add pages and page headings to your survey and how to re-order or arrange pages and questions on the page.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Adding multi-media to a survey

The page heading question type in survey allows picture images, videos, rich text, HTML code and hyper-links to be inserted in your survey.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Enable the 'other' option

Learn how to get more details for the 'other' option selected when using a checkbox, radio or dropdown question type.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Skip Logic

Use the skip logic in surveys with radio button and dropdown question types.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Conditional Logic

Learn how to create conditional logic in your new surveys.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Conditional OR Skip Logic?

Understand when to use the conditional logic and when to use the skip logic.
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Written by Mary Francis
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New Surveys: Hide questions and options on a published survey

Can I delete a question on a published survey? Or remove an option from a question for future survey takers?
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Written by Mary Francis
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Interactive mapping with Places

Engage with Places

Learn how to setup your next interactive mapping activity.
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Written by Nathan Connors
Updated over a week ago

Adding lines and points on the Places map

Understand how to draw a line or label a point on your Places map to provide additional information.
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Written by Mary Francis
Updated over a week ago

Bluehaven | Pre-populate your map with pins.

Add known pins to your Places map prior to the start of your consultation.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Bluehaven | Generate a unique URL for a pin used on the Places map

Get a sharable link of your pin for use in other tools or elsewhere.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Adding a Shapefile layer to Places

Learn how to add extra layer information to your Places map using a shapefile or a KML file.
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Written by Nathan Connors
Updated over a week ago

Adding a .wms layer to Places

Learn how to add another layer to your places tool to provide more information.
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Written by Nathan Connors
Updated over a week ago

Understanding the participants view of Places

See how the participant will view and use the places tool
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Written by Mary Francis
Updated over a week ago

Pre-populate your map with pins

Add known pins to your Places map prior to the start of your consultation.
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Written by Mary Francis
Updated over a week ago

Places upgrade

Experience an upgraded Places tool.
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Written by Mary Francis
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​Generate a unique URL for a pin used on the Places map

Get a sharable link of your pin for use in other tools or elsewhere.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Adding a custom image layer in the Places tool

Learn how to use a GIS coded image-based overlay on a map.
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Written by Katie Toohey
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Engagement Tool FAQ's and Trouble Shooting

Configure a good acknowledgment message for engaged participants

At the end of one activity for a participant, ensure you re-direct them to another interesting project or consultation tool.
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Written by Mary Francis
Updated over a week ago

Bluehaven | Deleting a test comment.

Learn how to delete a comment in a forum, story, idea or a pin on a map, used to test a Forum, Stories, Idea or Places tool.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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Bluehaven | Can participant contributions in tools be deleted ?

When can an administrator remove responses received in tools.
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Written by Deepa Prabhu
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What is the difference between un-publishing and archiving a tool?

When to use unpublish and when to archive?
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Written by Mary Francis
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How do I rename my survey or forum or any of the tools added to my project?

Learn how to change or re-name the default name given to a tool.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Order of the tools on the project page

Change the order in which your tools are displayed i.e. reorder your tools.
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Written by Mary Francis
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What is 'Unverified Participation'?

What it means to allow unverified participants.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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Deleting a test comment

Learn how to delete a comment in a forum, story, idea or a pin on a map, used to test a Forum, Stories, Idea or Places tool.
Mary Francis avatar
Written by Mary Francis
Updated over a week ago

Clarifying participation types in surveys & forms and quick polls

Understand the different participant types.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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A guide to including full screen images in tool descriptions

Learn how to provide full size images for your tools.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Can tools be used more than once in a project?

Some tools like surveys can be used more than once but not tools like stories.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Provide a link to a document in any of the tools

Use your document library link in tools like the forum, news feed, surveys or stories.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Can published tools be deleted ?

Understand how a published tool can be removed from public view.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Can participant contributions in tools be deleted ?

When can an administrator remove responses received in tools.
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Written by Mary Francis
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Maintaining and facilitating your project. When, where and how?!

Workload and facilitation required for each tool.
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Written by Nathan Connors
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