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Hypertext markup language (HTML) boxes are used in Web-based survey applications and come in all shapes and sizes, but they all allow respondents to

Internet surveys to directly input text into an HTML application, for example, an answer to an open-ended survey question. This is extremely useful in survey research for gathering information, such as a respondent's name, email address, and password, but just like other HTML applications, text boxes can be modified to fit one's needs. Fortunately, they all require the same basic parameters, an input type and a. form action. The input type parameter allows one to specify the HTML box one would like to use, whereas the form action defines what will eventually be done with respondent's information.

A one-line box is the most ...

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