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Question Types

This section will describe all question types supported by Datasaur and how to create it via API
Field
Required
Description
Type
Yes
See this page to learn more about what questions are supported Datasaur.
Config
No
Name
Yes
Column name in Row based labeling
Label
Yes
How the field is displayed to the labeler in the Label Set extension
Required
Yes
Is the question required to be answered by the labeler before proceeding?
Examples of each question type are provided below.

Text Field

{
"type": "TEXT",
"config": {
"multiple": true
},
"name": "Author",
"label": "Author",
"required": true
}

Text Area

{
"type": "TEXT",
"config": {
"multiline": true,
"multiple": true
},
"name": "Quick Review",
"label": "Simple Review",
"required": true
}
{
"type": "DROPDOWN",
"config": {
"multiple": true,
"options": [
{
"id": "1",
"label": "Fiction"
},
{
"id": "2",
"label": "Non fiction"
}
]
},
"name": "Genre",
"label": "Genre",
"required": true
}

Hierarchical Dropdown

{
"type": "HIERARCHICAL_DROPDOWN",
"config": {
"multiple": true,
"options": [
{
"id": "1",
"label": "A"
},
{
"id": "2",
"label": "B",
"parentId": "1"
},
{
"id": "3",
"label": "C"
},
{
"id": "4",
"label": "D",
"parentId": "3"
}
]
},
"name": "Q4",
"label": "Question 4",
"required": false
}

Date

{
"type": "DATE",
"config": {
"format": "DD/MM/YYYY"
},
"name": "Publication Date",
"label": "Publication Date",
"required": true
}

Time

{
"type": "TIME",
"config": {
"format": "HH:mm"
},
"name": "Best Time Reading",
"label": "Best Time to Read",
"required": true
}

Slider

You can set step to adjust the slider increment value.
{
"type": "SLIDER",
"config": {
"min": 1,
"max": 10,
"step": 1
},
"name": "Rate",
"label": "How would you rate this book?",
"required": false
}

Grouped Attributes

You can create questions nested within other questions. This example creates two sub text fields (ex: Age and Sub-genre) inside a question (ex: Type). For now we only limit nested questions to two levels of depth.
{
"type": "NESTED",
"config": {
"multiple": true,
"questions": [
{
"type": "TEXT",
"config": {
"multiline": false
},
"name": "Age",
"label": "Age",
"required": true
},
{
"type": "TEXT",
"config": {
"multiline": false
},
"name": "Sub-genre",
"label": "Sub-genre",
"required": true
}
]
},
"name": "Type",
"label": "Type",
"required": true
}