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How to Record Time Spent Responsing to Survey 4 years 10 months ago #73529

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Hello,

I'm a new LimeSurvey user and am using it as part of a University course. I know that the software records the time at which emails were sent and the survey was submitted but I'm wondering if there's a way to record (a) the total amount of time spent at the site by a user and/or (b) the time the survey was first accessed by a user. I realize (a) might be tricky, but (b) seems like it should be easy to do.

I've looked into the documentation but the options related to time I found are only related to limiting the amount of time a user can take to respond. Thus any direction to relevant documentation or instructions would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Mike
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How to Record Time Spent Responsing to Survey 4 years 10 months ago #73571

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If the survey is NOT anonymous, you can set the "Date stamp" to yes which will give you the start and final action times in the data.

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Tony Partner

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How to Record Time Spent Responsing to Survey 4 years 10 months ago #73575

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There is a feature to record the time a user spends on a survey or single pages/questions. Have a look at "save timings":
Save timings: If activate then on survey activation a separate table will be created where timings for your questions will be saved, e.g. how long a user stays on one page during taking the survey.
-> docs.limesurvey.org/Creating+a+new+surve..._amp_data_management

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How to Record Time Spent Responsing to Survey 4 years 10 months ago #73596

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Thanks for the quick solution tpartner. THat'll work for now. I will look into Mazi's suggestion as well.

Best,

Mike
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How to Record Time Spent Responsing to Survey 4 years 10 months ago #73597

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mikeg wrote:
Thanks for the quick solution tpartner. THat'll work for now. I will look into Mazi's suggestion as well.

Best,

Mike
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