Order of questions rearranged in Question Matrix

Dear Specialist!

I am designing questionnaire using data type “question matrix”. The problem is, after preview all my questions in matrix table, all those questions were re-arranged in different order. I want them to be ordered as I have designed at design time. Could you help on this?

Thanks in advance!

Hi C
This should not be the case. Could you send screenshots of the design and final results so that we better understand the issue


I am having the the same issues . I enter School Grades from Prep. Elem 1 Elem 2, Grade 3 to Grade 12, but the rows re-order after I save and preview, and then reopen the form. I have tried entering this question five times and have used the automatic data column prefix but it keeps jumbling up the rows. Could you tell me what I am doing wrong please?

Hi @DavidT,

Welcome to the community! Just tested your issue and confirm it should work fine as it is working fine at my end.

For details on matrix question type, please see the support article Question Matrix Response Type.

I am afraid I am still having after following all your steps. This problem only arises after I have saved and closed the form a few times. Note, it does not happen instantly. For your information, I am attempting to create the form using Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge on a Windows Laptop. Please see my results below

Did you edit the form off the system? If you did so then the form will not work as you desired.


I got told by the kobo team it was a bug, which seems to now be fixed

Mail](https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986) for Windows 10

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