Guide: Section Break on Collect

Adding a section break on Collect? Here is everything you should know about it — when to use it, how to add it, and more.

If you have a long survey form or if you are recording data about different things, you can divide your survey into sections using the section break on Collect. It helps you categorize your questions and makes the survey form more user-friendly.

For example, in a household survey, if you are asking people for their basic information, health information, and education information — you can add sections to divide the form into these categories. In this article, we will discuss:

  • How to add a section break on Collect web
  • What it will look like on Collect app

A. Adding a Section Break

A section break has two parts: a title and help content that describes the section. To understand it better, we will take a sample survey and add section to it.

Example: In a survey, we want to ask for people's basic information and some employment information. For this, we will add our questions and then add a section break for employment information. It will look like the image below.

SectionBreak Screenly

To add this section break, we will enter the following details:

  • Title: "Employment Details"
  • Hep Content: --

Video Tutorial:

You can watch the video below to learn how to add a section break on Collect. Please use the full screen mode to view it clearly.

Section Break Video

B. What a Section Break Looks Like on Collect App

When you open a form with a section break on the Collect app, it will look like the image below.

HelpDesk App Images


In addition to section break, Collect supports 27 other question types like image, location, signature, etc. You can read more about them in this detailed guide.

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