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Choice limits for custom questions

Updated: Aug 08, 2014

  • Cap the number of people that can select a given option
  • Useful for managing a limited number of t-shirt sizes or meal types

To get started, first sign up for a free Eventbrite account or log in to your existing Eventbrite account and create an event.

If you’re working an already-created event, click My Events at the top of the screen and then click on the name of your event to go to the Manage page of that event.

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On the Manage page, click Order Form on the features menu on the left side of the page.


Choose one of these options (note: this feature does not work when you are collecting only basic information):

1. Collect information below for the ticket buyer only
2. Collect information below for each attendee

How to create a limit for survey choices

Click Create a Question.

How to create a limit for survey choices

Enter the question in the Question text field. You can choose from a variety of answer formats: small text field, large text field or multiple choice (drop down, check box, or radio button). Click Add choice limit.

How to create a limit for survey choices

Enter the number available of each option in the Quantity field. To add another answer choice, click on the Add another choice link. You may also delete a choice or disable the choice limit while editing your question.

How to create a limit for survey choices


You're done! Click the Save button at the bottom of the page and your settings will be saved.


Note: Once the quantity that you set for a choice has been reached, that option will appear as N/A when someone is registering for your event and no one will be able to select that choice.

How to create a limit for survey choices


Note: You can view your attendees' answers at any time by running and/or exporting an Attendee Summary report.

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