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How do I validate my pre-population parameters?

Posted: 29th October 2018

Where pre-population has been used to populate a multiple choice question or a selection list, you must be careful that the values you’ve uploaded to your respondent list in x1-10 match the text of the related question’s answer options exactly. If Online Surveys cannot match the value you’ve uploaded to an answer option in the […]

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Can I filter my results using pre-populated information?

Posted: 20th October 2015

Yes.  You can filter your results based on pre-populated information in exactly the same way as you can for any other survey response data. Instructions for filtering your response data can be found in our Help article on filtering survey responses. If you will be using pre-populated information to filter your results, it is worth considering […]

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What is pre-population?

Posted: 11th August 2015

Pre-population allows you to insert information that you already hold about your respondents into your survey. This information can be shown to or hidden from respondents when they complete the survey. What is pre-population used for? Some examples of the potential uses for pre-population in a survey are: You are using the same participant feedback survey […]

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My participants are seeing the message "The link you used to arrive at this page is not valid". What does this mean?

Posted: 20th February 2015

There are two reasons your respondents may see an “invalid link” or “E57” error message when trying to access your survey: 1.  Incorrect pre-populated information If you are using pre-population parameters in your survey, this message usually means one or more of the following: The link your participant is using to access the survey has been split and some […]

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Pre-populating questions

Posted: 23rd September 2014

There is a known issue with pre-populated question settings. Visit our Known Issues page for more information. As well as asking respondents to fill in information about themselves you can also pre-populate your survey with information you already have about individuals or groups. This information can be shown to or hidden from respondents when they […]

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Pre-population – Constraints and considerations

Posted: 8th October 2015

There are restrictions on the way that pre-population parameters can be used in a survey, and there are also survey design aspects that you should consider when using pre-population parameters.  Some of these are listed below: Constraints Only certain question types can be used for pre-population Pre-population parameters can only be assigned to: Free text […]

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