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  1. Include in Bulk Edit option to Show/Hide results

    Include in Bulk Edit option to Show/Hide results

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    • QR Code for audience log in

      I have used this for many small & large audiences. It takes too much time for audiences to enter the link on their device and access the survey.
      A unique QR code would save a lot of time & increase user accessibility.

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      • convert from one type of poll to another, e.g. multiple choice to competitions. We would like to do this by using an existing poll and conve

        convert from one type of poll to another, e.g. multiple choice to competitions. We would like to do this by using an existing poll and converting from one type to another

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        • Features for educators

          Here are some features I would like to see as an educator:

          1) The option of having a code that participants must enter to participate in a survey
          2) The option of randomizing questions within a survey
          3) A way of monitoring participants' device usage and locking them out of participating in a survey if they navigate away from the survey in their browser. (This should also give the administrator the ability to unlock it for those participants based on their usage, like Top Hat Test does.)
          4) A way to separate participants’ response history by question group (e.g., so…

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          • Same function but for Open Office

            another common office program

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            • Need for seamless open ended polls

              I really miss the opportunity to make a openended session (e.g. wordcloud) seamless.
              As it is now it is all to much of a mess to moderate incomming words. As I understand it I need an extra device to moderate "on the fly"?
              Why not make a sollution that one can make on the computer one uses anyway?
              I suggest split screens.
              br
              Ole S. Mikkelsen
              associate professor

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              • Participants able to change answers to all questions during a live presentation

                Participants able to change answers (including open ended comments) to all questions during a live presentation AND not just the particular question being presented at the time

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                  • Splitting of single competition

                    Is it possible to split a single competition into two or three across the presentation, and then the final leaderboard we get, is updated to collate the score of all?

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                    • Backup

                      I now have hundreds of polls, representing many hours of work over five years. I would like to be able to make a backup for myself, in case something gets lost online, either because of my own user error or your system's.
                      Is there any way to do this, other than somehow creating a "report" for all poll questions?

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                      • Would be great to utilize the participant groups to designate specific polls, and/or generate reports for polls to identify groups.

                        this would help to exclusively limit responses to people who are registered for specific classes, and/or be able to vote during meetings attended by both voting and non-voting members.

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                        • K-12 Free vs. Premium

                          I think it's an oversight that the number of respondents per poll is the same (40) for both the k-12 free and premium accounts. What's the point of upgrading if I can't also increase the number of respondents? Sure, the size of 40 works well for a single class, but what about having an entire GRADE respond to the same poll at the same time to record accurate data? If the number of respondents increases for the Business & Non-profit plans (25, 50, 100, etc.), then why can't this increase also be applied to the K-12 plans? Upping the premium…

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                          • Allow groups to be converted into competitions

                            Or let us select a group of existing questions and have them copied into a competition.

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                            • In competitions, ability to make questions worth different number of points

                              In competitions, instead of each correctly answered question automatically being worth 1000 points, this value should be customizable, so questions can be worth 100, 200, 500, etc points.

                              Also, the option of setting incorrectly answered questions as negative points.

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                              • Add response counter to powerpoint polls

                                Please add a counter indicating how many responses have been submitted during a live powerpoint poll. I'm constantly having to ask 'is anyone still answering?', instead of having the screen display the count letting me know when I approach the number of people participating.

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                                • Allow group members to clear response data

                                  In academic uses of Poll Everywhere, a lot of instructors have teaching assistants who help them to collaborate and share polls. We use the "groups" feature for this but one thing that TAs do not have access to do with grouped polls that they did not create is clear response data. This would be a great setting, for example, "Allow group members to clear response data for this poll" to enable for groups.

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                                    I understand completely. Yes. These sorts of Permissions and Collaboration features are really important and can also get complicated for us. The largest issue is just that it varies from presenter to presenter as to whether they want to allow others to do things like Clear Results.

                                    For now, we are defaulting to prevent other users on the account from clearing or performing any other permanent/destructive actions on another person’s polls.

                                    We have a few different initiatives in progress that should hopefully begin to address these sorts of issues, however introducing a more complex permissions system is a long project for us.

                                    So, please stay tuned and thank you very much for the suggestion! We appreciate it and will do our best to post here and keep you all updated as we build more toward a multi-user and collaborative world.

                                  • Allow text responses for competitions

                                    Currently, the only way my audience can participate in a competition is if they use their phones web browser. I have found the advantage to Poll Everywhere over other services is that text responses are much more reliable. Internet responses are not dependable for what I do traveling around to different venues. Most of the time everyone is on the same conference wifi and responses won't go through. so I REALLY need a text option for these competitions, otherwise, I will have to stick with the other software I use.

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                                    • Simultaneous live polls or at least copy polls between accounts

                                      My project team has multiple accounts because we sometimes need to have multiple live polls happening simultaneously, and PollEv doesn't support this from one account. Problem is that the polls are now located in multiple places making management of the polls and data tedious, and there isn't a way to duplicate polls from one account to another. There's got to be a better way.

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                                      • Ranking bar sizes scaled to convey average rank position (and show number)

                                        It appears that the bar chart in ranking polls conveys a simple spread from 1-x, with equal size steps for each rank, and any ties having equal bar lengths. Would like option to display bar sizes that are scaled to indicate the average rank position so you can tell which answers are very close or landslide winners. Suggest a bar size formula along lines of: (max length)*(number of answers+1)-(avg rank position). Another nice feature would be at least to display the average rank position of each answer/bar rounded to the tenths.

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                                        • Restricted IP Address -- Taking Attendence

                                          For using polls to take attendance, it will be great if we can add some restrictions to where they the participants located. So the users most come from certain URL to take the poll.

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