Survey Settings: Interaction Tab

The Interaction tab in the settings area for a survey provides settings used for the interaction of the survey. These settings include the delivery settings, display settings, question set defaults, submission settings, and time settings.

Screen capture.  New Survey window with selected Interaction tab.
Interaction tab

Delivery Settings

Field Name

Description

Start Accepting Submissions

Date the survey is enabled for users.

Stop Accepting Submissions

Date the survey is no longer available for users.

Display Settings

Field Name

Description

Display Mode

Sets how the survey is viewed by users:

  • All at once: All questions are displayed on a single page.
  • Question set at a time: Questions are displayed one question set at a time. The user must click the Continue button to view the next set of questions associated with the survey.
  • Question at a time: Questions are displayed one question at a time. The user must click the Continue button to view the next question.
  • Show question titles: Question titles are displayed with the question text.

Note: Single question mode requires a DHTML-capable browser.

Question Set Defaults

Field Name

Description

Randomize the order in which questions are delivered

Randomizes the order in which questions are delivered.

 

Randomize the order of each question's answer options.

 

Randomizes the order of each question's answer options.

 

Don't allow backtrack

Does not allow users to go back to previous questions or question sets.

Note: This option is only applicable when using the Question set at a time or Question at a time display mode settings.

Display feedback after each question

Sets feedback to display after each question is answered.

Note: This option is only applicable when using the Question at a time display mode setting.

Submission Settings

Field Name

Description

Attempts allowed

Sets the number of times a user can complete the survey.

Validation

Sets validation options:

  • Do not allow incomplete submissions
  • Allow incomplete submissions with warning
  • Allow incomplete submissions without warning

Save option

Allows users to save answers and finish the survey at a later date/time.

Anonymous mode

Allows surveys to be completed and submitted anonymously.

Time Settings

Field Name

Description

Time Limit

Sets the amount of time allowed to complete the survey.

Time Warning

Sets a time warning to remind users of how much time they have left to complete the survey. Time warning values can be set in increments from 1 minute to 30 minutes.

Automatically submit when time limit expires

Automatically submit the survey, regardless of completion status when the time has expired.

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