Keep question value (default response) for new / future submissions

In many cases when collecting data, responses to some questions do not change for many surveys / submissions. For example, when surveying children in a given class, all (most) children would have the same age. Is it possible to override the default value for a given question, so that it is preserved from one form (response) to another?

You might use last-saved function if you use ODK Collect, (what is generally preferable).

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@janekb, @wroos, with the upgrade of pyxform, KoBoToolbox now supports the last-saved feature. For those members who do not know how to design an xlsform, you could do it as outlined in the image shared below:

In the survey tab of your xlsform:

Image 1

Reference xlsform:

Last Saved.xlsx (10.0 KB)

Note: This feature at the moment is only supported through the Collect android app. The Enketo still does not support this.

For other new updates, available in KoBoToolbox, please feel free to have a look at our release note:

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