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Delay Next Button in Qualtrics Survey

The information below is out of date and is the old method of doing this. The new method is via the 'Timing' question:

Old Method:

You can delay a participant on a given page in Qualtrics by delaying the display of the 'Next' button. To do this:

  • Click on a question which is on the page you wish to delay.
  • Select 'Add Javscript' from the purple menu on the left.
  • In the popup window make the text exactly like this:


The above would delay the page for 'Next' button for 5 seconds.

Hide Button Too

If you want to hide the Next Button and then automatically progress after 5 seconds:

 var theDelay=5;
 var that = this;

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