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Survey Status

The Survey Status options control response collection. The following functions are available:

Open / Close survey

Survey Settings

This option starts and stops response collection. When the survey is closed the participant will see a message and will not be able to take the survey.

Response quota


This option allows you to limit the number of responses that are collected. By default an unlimited number of responses can be collected.

Survey Dates

Response collection can be limited to a certain date period.

The survey will start at 00:00 on the start date and finish at 24:00 on the End date in the time zone you selected.

To configure the survey to run for one day on '22nd August 2015' In Alaska you need to select both dates as 2015-08-22 and the timezone as Alaska.
To change the start or end date click the Select Date link and a pop-up window will appear.
Select the new date that you require and it will be inserted into the text field.

Time Zone

You will need to set the correct time zone for your start and end dates. A selector is provided for this.

Participant Options

The following options control how participants take the survey:

  • Take survey once, then block access
    • Using cookies or unique link generated by the email center
  • Take survey once, then allow participant to edit responses
    • Using cookies or unique link generated by the email center
  • Take survey many times
    • Untracked surveys only. Tracked surveys sent from the email center may be taken once only. Note: Email invitations may only be used once.
The blocking option works by placing a cookie in the participants browser, this option only works if cookies are enabled and the same computer is used to attempt to take the survey more than once.
  • Block duplicate responses using IP addresses
    • When selected this option will block multiple responses from the same IP address.

        This option will cause blocking of responses by participants using computers on the same network. For example it will block responses from different computers on the same network in an office.

  • Block responses without email invitation
    • When this option is selected the survey will only accept responses from email invitations which have been sent using the email center.
      Each email invitations contains a unique link to the survey for each participant, the link tracks the response and ensures that each response is unique.
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