Overview - Survey List

Overview - Survey List

Overview - Survey list

From the Survey List page you can access the survey builder by:
  1. creating a new survey
  2. clicking on an existing survey from the Survey List
  3. or clicking the General settings & texts icon.

Surveys are created and edited from the Survey Settings and Survey Structure tabs. 
Depending on your choice, you will either be directed to the Survey settings or Survey structure of the Survey builder where you can further build your survey. 
  1. Clicking +Create new survey and following the create survey steps takes you to the Survey Structure tab.
  2. Clicking on an existing survey takes you the Survey settings tab
  3. Clicking the General settings & text icon takes you to Survey settings tab.

About the survey settings tab

The settings tab contains the (1) Survey settings and (2) Survey menu.

About the survey structure tab

The Structure tab displays the structure of the survey: (1) question groups and (2) questions.

Your survey will be listed on the Survey List page after following the create survey steps .
Below all elements of the list are explained in more details:


  1. Survey ID: When created, the survey receives a unique id that is used to make the connection between different LimeSurvey tables in the database.
  2. Action : The last column presents the actions that are available for each survey:
    1. General settings & text: You will be redirected to the General settings & text tab.
    2. Add a new question: Used when you want to quickly add a question to the survey.
    3. Statistics: The survey statistics ("simple" mode) will be shown if this button is clicked.
  3. Status : Status of available surveys:
    1. active - If this option is selected, all surveys except inactive surveys are displayed.
    2. active and running
    3. inactive
    4. active but expired
    5. active but not yet started
  4. Title : The title of the survey.
  5. Group : The survey group to which the survey belongs to.
  6. Created : The date when the survey was created.
  7. Owner : The name of the user that owns the survey.
  8. Anonymized responses : This shows whether the responses are anonymized when stored into the database or not.
  9. Partial : The number of surveys that were partially completed.
  10. Full : The number of surveys that were fully completed.
  11. Total : The number of partially and fully completed surveys.
  12. Closed group: This is either "Yes" (if a Survey Participants table is used) or "No".
If you want to search for a specific survey, use the search bar and filter the results via the survey status field (active, active and running, inactive, active but expired, and active but not yet started).  



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