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Qualtrics Survey System

Survey Results

Graphing Results

The Qualtrics Survey Results Format Options allow you to create multiple customized reports for the same survey. You can enhance results reports by using graphs, which can then be formatted or exported as desired.

return to topAdding a Graph

The results for many question types can be represented graphically or in a table format.

  1. Display the results

  2. Navigate to the results for the desired question

  3. Click ADD GRAPHAdd Graph button
    A graph is inserted above the results.

return to topFormatting Graphs

Once you have graphed results for a question, there are multiple options that allow you to customize the look of the graph.

  1. Place your cursor over the graph
    A Graph Options toolbar appears at the top of the graph.
    Graph Options toolbar

  2. To change the type of graph used to represent your data, on the Graph Options toolbar, click the desired type
    NOTES:
    A submenu of additional choices for that type may appear.
    Your graph will change to display the selected type.

  3. To change the source of the data represented by the graph, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Data Source » the desired source

  4. To change how your data is sorted, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Sort By » the desired sort item
    NOTE: The option is selected when a checkmark appears before it.

  5. To display values at data points on your graph, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Show Values
    NOTE: The option is selected when a checkmark appears before it.

  6. To abbreviate the labels on your graph, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Truncate Labels

  7. To change your graph from an image to a Flash object, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Graph Renderer » the desired format
    NOTE: The option is selected when a checkmark appears before it.

  8. To change the number of decimal places appearing on your graph, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Decimals » the desired number of decimal places

  9. To show or hide columns on your graph, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Show/Hide Columns » the desired column(s)
    NOTE: The column is shown when a checkmark appears before it.

  10. To change the color of the graph, from the Report Options drop down menu, select Graph Colors
    Graph Colors

  11. Click on the desired color swatch to set the color sequence start
    NOTE: This changes the color(s) of all graphs on the page.

return to topExporting a Graph

  1. To export your graph to Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, or an Adobe PDF, from the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Export Graph To » the desired format
    NOTE: You may need to unblock the File Download dialog box that will pop up. You can do this at the top of your screen.

  2. From the File Download dialog box, select Open or Save
    NOTE: When you click Open or Save from the File Download Menu, the graph will be opened or saved in a Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, or an Adobe PDF document, whichever you chose for the export.
    NOTE: If you choose to open the document rather than save it, be sure to save it if you wish to keep it.


return to topDeleting Graphs

You may decide not to include a graph of results in your report. In that case, you can easily delete it.

  1. Place your cursor over the graph
    A Graph Options toolbar appears at the top of the graph.
    Graph Options toolbar

  2. Click CLOSEClose button
    OR
    From the Graph Options pull-down menu, select Remove Graph
    The graph is deleted.

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