I am trying to create a survey and I was hoping to do this with the eqexam package, but I can't really figure out how to make a good Likert scale. There are only examples of exams in the documentation and not of surveys.

I am trying to make something like:

    Bad NotBad Neutral OK Good
Q1  []    []     []    []  []
Q2  []    []     []    []  []
Q3  []    []     []    []  []
Q4  []    []     []    []  []

Should I do this with latex anyway? I am just trying to get a printable survey.

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    What is the specific problem? This can be set as a table. For the checkboxes you could use \square from the \usepackage{amssymb}. – Christian Lindig May 23 '12 at 19:50
  • Ah yes, I found that one too. But I was hoping that the eqexam package would actually also include some questionnaire options that I haven't found yet. I have created the tables, but they are a bit messy with positioning, since they are floating objects. – Marnix May 23 '12 at 19:59
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    @Marnix your tabular material need not to be a floating onject; you can use tabular without table. – Gonzalo Medina May 23 '12 at 22:46

Here's one possible solution using a longtable environment and the method described by Herbert in his answer to How to programmatically make tabular rows using `\whiledo` ? to iteratively build the rows. I defined a \CheckTable command with a mandatory argument which builds your table with the number of rows specified in the argument:




    \addtabtoks{& $\square$ & $\square$ & $\square$ & $\square$ & $\square$ \\}%
    \multicolumn{1}{c}{} & Bad & Not Bad & Neutral & OK & Good \\






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  • Seems like a nice solution. But suppose I would like to have this as an interactive form? I know it is not my goal and question, but I am just curious. – Marnix May 24 '12 at 8:00
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    @Marnix if I understand you correctly, then you could use the eforms package. – Gonzalo Medina May 24 '12 at 15:39

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