Answer piping

In multi-question forms, you might find it useful to mention a respondent's answer to an earlier question. With answer piping, you can recall a respondent's answers from previous questions and insert them into later questions in your Tally form.
Answer piping is available for free to all Tally users.
Answer piping is available for free to all Tally users.


How does it work?

Any answers you collect in your form can be mentioned to personalize the form experience. For example, after collecting a respondent’s name, you can mention it in a text block — Tally will automatically insert the answer in real time.
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How do I mention answers?

The most common use case of answer piping is to mention a respondent's name to address them personally in the form.
First, you need to ask the respondent's name to do this. In the example below, we added a short answer block by typing /short and adding “Your name” as the question.
Then, you need to add any welcome text below. In the part where you want to address the respondent by their name, type @ and select or type the corresponding input field, such as “Your name.”
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The form will now automatically mention the answer your respondent typed in the “Your name” question.
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If the “Your name” question is not required and the respondent does not enter their name, you can add a default value by clicking on the mentioned value.
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You can now click to Preview your form and fill out the question to test the result. 

Which blocks can I mention?

  • Input fields (answers to questions)

Where can I mention answers?

  • Text
  • Titles
  • Labels
  • Questions