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Iteration wuth groups of question
I'm new here and face some issues into the making of my online questionnaire.
My initial goal was to create an iteration system through groups of question. At the end of each group of question, people have a question Y/N, if they answered YES, they have the same questions again.
I asked the software advisor of my office and he said that it wasn't possible to iterate... . Then I said "ok, I will then go for copying groups of question, importing and then change the group name". Within that context, I have several questions:
- Is that true that it is not possible to iterate groups of question?
- Do I have to rename the question code if they are in different groups? I have to copy the group of question 15 or 20 times and the group contains 15 questions in it, meaning a lot of very boring work.
- The next group of question following the iteration is depending on the answer of one question in a group... Meaning that, if the iteration system is not working, I'll have to write a lot of conditions and scenarii. Is there a possible way to make it easier?
Thanks in advance for your replies,
You're on the good track
n8te wrote: Then I said "ok, I will then go for copying groups of question, importing and then change the group name".
I recommend you to have a look at the following user manual page:
n8te wrote: I have to copy the group of question 15 or 20 times and the group contains 15 questions in it, meaning a lot of very boring work.
BTW you can also open .lsg files (export group XML file) and edit some IDs or labels with a good text editor (before re-importation)
n8te wrote: ...it looks like not possible to insert macrovariable into question code.
Question codes must start with a letter and may only contain alphanumeric characters (15 or 20 max....i'm not sure).
Related => manual.limesurvey.org/Show_Logic_File#Obsolete_variable_names
Thanks again for the information, it was very useful and time saver! I could copy pretty easily more than 30 groups of question and the questionnaire seems working correctly.
But now, I'm facing another issue with the importation: most of the Text and Help column does not appear on the questionnaire. I saved the file as an text file with tabulation separator. Do you have any idea?
n8te wrote: I'm facing another issue with the importation
Do you mean you're moving your survey to your production environment ?
Try to dump the database and look into your sql file if you can find any occurrences of some missing strings... If you can (no other surveys or lots users) you can also try to import the whole database directly
Is your survey in english ?