How to add a section (group of questions) to a request in the 360 buyers' portal



It is common for a long tender to be broken up into sections.  For example, you may wish to break a request's questionnaire into Financial, Experience, WHS, and Price sections.

Step-by-step guide

To add a sections

  1. Sign-in to https://360users.apetsoftware.com.au/ as the Request Manager

  2. From the main menu, click Requests

  3. If using the new look: 

    1. Click Drafts

    2. Click Configure against the desired request

    3. Click either:

      1. Request Info (Old Look)

      2. Request Dashboard (New Look)

        1. Click Questionnaire

        2. Click View Sections (Old Look) from Actions menu

  4. If using the old look:

    1. Select the request from the list

    2. Click on the  icon
      Note: if the icon is not available, a new request will need to be created with the Section Required? option set to Yes.

  5. Click on Add to add a section

  6. Choose a Section Type (ADCOM extension - see note below)

  7. Enter the Section Name

  8. Specify the Relative Weight

  9. Click Add

The new section's name will appear in the navigation menu at the top of the screen.  Click on it to add questions.

Please note:

  • There must be at least one section with a weight above 0 (and it must have at least one question with a weight above 0)

  • The ADCOM extension allows the creation of Single-Submission Hierarchical Requests (which allow a section to be evaluated separately from others - which is ideal for optional components)