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  1. Clearly indicate when I'm logged in on iOS

    Clearly indicate when I'm logged in on iOS

    I use an iPhone and intend to always be logged in to the app. For the first few weeks, I was taking polls and would check the invisible nav bar on the right to see if I was logged in, then slide it away. Last week, although I was able to answer the poll, I was shocked to see that I was no longer logged in, causing my response to not be recorded in my profile. Had there been some indication on the screen when I was taking the poll that I…

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    • Numerical responses?

      I think this is slightly different from an earlier post about numerical answers, where as I understand, one answer is the 'correct' answer.

      I would like students to enter a numerical response to a question, e.g. 'What is your age?'. I would then like to be able to display the mean/median of the responses, and perhaps a histogram or even scattergram (if another numerical- or categorical-response question appears in the same survey to allow for comparison).
      My understanding is that this feature is still not available (i.e. a year after the original, similar discussion)?
      It would be great if this…

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      • A better "attendance tracker"

        Please consider a way in the Poll “Configure” options to a) Auto lock after a duration of time and then b) auto report of a particular group (as user (admin) specified) and finally, c) auto clear of results. If all three could be scripted to execute in that sequence, at the intervals specified, there would be some SERIOUSLY added value to using your approach to attendance tracking.

        This would be helpful because most teachers using the approach recommended on your blog are capped at 40 results…it’s yet one more step to have to remember to clear results every time classes…

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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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          • Respondents should be able to see their overall score upon completion of a graded survey

            For example, if the respondent were to complete a five-question graded survey, they should see an 'overall score' page after completing the last question. This page should show their score and possibly allow them to retake the test or at least view the questions/answers.

            Currently, after the end user completes a graded survey, there is no way for them to know what their overall score was. The administrator can view this information in a graded report, but they must manually pull the data and send it to the respondent.

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            • Competition - set up for over time, not just for one session

              Can Competition be set up as a loop? This way we can put up the questions on a monitor and people who walk by can answer questions as they please and over time we can see the winner on the leaderboard.

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              • Add attendance export for Sakai

                Sakai seems to have some ability to import an attendance report. It would be nice if Poll Everywhere could export a compatible file.

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                • CSV template to import questions for Competitions

                  I've had good success with Competitions already, but it would be nice if CSV template functionality was added for this category. It's a lot easier to create a poll that way.

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                  • Customize the look and feel of the slides contained in a competition (just like the branded response pages)

                    Customize the look and feel of the slides contained in a competition (just like the branded response pages)

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                    • Open Ended Question Categorization

                      Hi, I am an independent event manager and I manage a number of medical events across the country. we use your software as a stand-alone program, which works great for our application. Many of our questions are open source questions from the audience being texted into my computer then displayed for later response. During a speakers talks the audience has the ability to randomly pose questions related to that particular presentation. At the end of each presentation, or during a designated QA session we produce, or display the questions for the faculty to review and answer. It works great. The…

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                      • Provide the APK file for foreign Android platform users who do not have access to Google Playstore

                        I was recently using your poll in China. We encountered a difficulty for Android users because they are not able to download the android app because they are not able to access Google playstore. As you know Google is blocked in China. We also tried to locate the APK file but it could not be installed. While the web interface can be used, I think we all agree that the app is much more convenient. Is there a solution that you can provide to allow Android based phone users in China to have access to the app?

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                        • Use of ENTER in text-fields - Linebreak not possible

                          Students cannot use ENTER-button, and often submit and have to re-do the questions. They cannot even use line-shift as SHIFT+ENTER.

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                          • Choose layout on questions

                            I need the students to pick one or more images on a page. E.g. "Who, of these persons, have a criminal record". The questions MUST NOT be placed in a long column, but side by side + displayed in random.

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                            • Randomize questions

                              I need to be able to randomize questions, in order to prevent biased/ unconsious choices. Like Kahoot offers

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                              • Create teams

                                For the competitions, could participates select a team they would like to be a part of, or better yet, could I assign participants to specific teams for competitions.

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                                • Move the previous and next buttons slightly so that they do not block the total results tally.

                                  A great way to use poll everywhere on a very quick basis is to split the screen and have images or questions open in one app and have the poll everywhere open in a second window. However, unless you are in full screen mode, the previous and next buttons block the total number so you can see when your audience has completed the survey. This ought to be an easy fix.

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                                  • 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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                                    • Could you add a feature to "competitions" so that every class I could run one, and the results would be added to a cumulative ranking?

                                      The idea is this, each class I could run my current events competition and get a weekly winner and ranking of ALL participants. As well, as the weeks go by I could produce a cumulative ranking of ALL competitions for the group.

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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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                                        • Add a sorting or categorising question type

                                          I would like to suggest the addition of a sorting or categorising question type

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