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What are Looks?
Looks are blueprints for how questions and information items from the questionnaire definition will appear in the paper questionnaire. Looks control:
which parts of the questionnaire definition are displayed and which are hidden
display of standard texts and phrases that are not part of the questionnaire definition, such as Select one only
how the text is positioned
how the text is formatted.
There are different types of Looks for each of the different types of questionnaire items, such as categorical questions, numeric questions, and information items.
See also
How do Looks work?
Types of Looks and questionnaire items
Look groups
Understanding Looks
Mark fields and character fields
Installed Look groups
Applying Looks
View options
Formatting questionnaires with Looks