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Inserting or pipe in values from one part of the study to another part which are programmed as individual links

Hi Team,

We have requirement to program a study as two components in which component A will be answered first and component B will be answered later once it is ready. This can be easily achieved by programming component A as one link and component B as one link. We can share the links to respondents as and when required.

But we couple of questions in Component B, in which values of questions from Component A needs to be displayed as a reference of their early responses.
Is this possible to pipe in values from one study to another?
Both the studies are uploaded under single project only.\
Thank You!
asked Aug 8 by Bharath Bronze (660 points)

1 Answer

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You can pass data from one survey to another.

So when a respondent completes survey A, you can file them as a complete and then link them to survey B passing in relevant data, all in the same action.

In your terminate question under the Settings tab, tick the "Link to a Questionnaire or Website" check box and insert your survey link to survey B.

It may look something like this example  ...

http://www.sawtoothsoftware.com/gonzo/cgi-bin/ciwweb.pl?studyname=surveyB&password=[%PW%]&Q1=[%Q1%]&Q2=[%Q2%]

Where fields like PW / Q1 / Q2 are passed in to survey B. They will appear in survey B as pass-in fields (you will need to define each variable by clicking on the "Questionnaire Access and Passwords" button - see Pass-In Fields tab) and can be used like any other survey questions in skips, piping, constructed lists, etc.

If your survey B is not ready as respondents are completing survey A, you can manually export the relevant data from survey A and import it into survey B as sample. You would have to define all of your variables as merged fields by clicking on the "Questionnaire Access and Passwords" button. Go to the "Merged Fields" tab.

Hope that gets you heading in the right direction.
answered Aug 8 by Paul Moon Platinum (55,975 points)
edited Aug 8 by Paul Moon
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