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Generating questionnaires
The procedure for generating a questionnaire consists of the following steps:
Select survey assets to be included in the questionnaire: see Browsing the UNICOM Intelligence Question Repository.
Insert survey assets into the working questionnaire: see Inserting survey assets.
Generate questionnaires from the retrieved survey assets: see Generating questionnaires from retrieved survey assets.
See also
Browsing the UNICOM Intelligence Question Repository
Inserting survey assets
Generating questionnaires from retrieved survey assets
UNICOM Intelligence Question Repository workflow
Browsing the UNICOM Intelligence Question Repository
The Repository Pane provides access to topics and survey assets that are stored in all configured repositories. You can navigate through existing topics and identify survey assets to add to your questionnaire.
Advanced browse
To browse for survey assets by topic, or perform advanced searches, click the Advanced button in the Repository Pane.
Browse tab
The Browse tab enables you to browse, by topic, for survey assets in all configured repositories. The tab also provides more information for each topic and survey asset. Clicking a topic populates the Search Results Summary pane with a list of survey assets assigned to the topic.
Click Insert Survey to insert the survey asset into the working questionnaire.
Fields on the Search Results Summary pane
Name and Description
Provides the survey asset name, description, and links for the following options:
Questions: Opens the Details pane (see Details pane) with focus on the Questions tab.
Files: Opens the Details pane with focus on the Files tab.
Download: Opens the Browse for Folder dialog, allowing you to download files associated with the selected survey asset to a folder to your local computer or network Associated files are stored within .mzd files.
Routings
Lists the routings assigned to the survey asset.
Contexts
Lists the contexts assigned to the survey asset.
Topics
Lists the topics assigned to the survey asset.
Last Modified
Identifies the date the survey asset was last updated.
Search tab
The Search tab allows you to find survey assets based on various search criteria.
Repository
Lists all configured repositories. Select the appropriate IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services Repository, and then click Connect.
Connect
If you are not connected to the selected repository, the Connect to Repository dialog appears (see Connect to Repository dialog).
If you are connected to a repository, clicking Connect results in a confirmation message that allows you to connect to the selected repository as a different user.
Search: Starts the search based on the defined search criteria. Searching occurs in the background, and could take an extended amount of time to complete.
Stop: Stops the active search.
Search all fields
When selected, the search looks for any survey asset field that matches the defined search criteria. Enter to appropriate search criteria in the field provided.
Search specific fields
When selected, the search runs in advanced mode, allowing you to specifically define which survey asset fields are searched. You can select multiple fields.
Custom Attributes: When selected, you can select a custom attribute from the table provided.
Description: When selected, you can search for specific text in the question description. Enter the appropriate description text.
Modify Date: When selected, you can specify a modified date range for the selected survey asset fields.
Question Name: When selected, you can search for a specific question name. Enter an appropriate question name.
Question Text: When selected, you can search for specific question text. Enter the appropriate question text.
Questionnaire Language: When selected, you can select a specific language. The search will return all survey assets that belong to the specified language.
Context: When selected, you can select a specific context. The search will return all survey assets that belong to the specified context.
Routing Context: When selected, you can select a specific routing context. The search will return all survey assets that belong to the specified routing context.
Topic: When selected, you can select a specific topic. The search will return all survey assets that are associated with the specified topic.
Details pane
The Details pane enables you to view detailed information for each survey asset question.
Questions tab
The Question tab enables you to view the selected survey asset questions.
Back to Summary
Click to return to the Search Results Summary pane.
Context
Lists all available contexts for the selected survey asset. Select the appropriate context.
Language
Lists all available languages for the selected survey asset. Select an appropriate language.
View
Questions Only: Displays only questions.
Questions and Responses: Displays both questions and responses.
Retrieve All Questions
Click to insert all survey asset questions into the active questionnaire.
File tab
The Files tab lists all files associated with the selected survey asset.
See also
Generating questionnaires
Inserting survey assets
After locating the appropriate survey assets click Insert to retrieve the selected asset and insert it into the working questionnaire.
Generating questionnaires from retrieved survey assets
After retrieving survey assets, you can generate an .mdd file and store the file, together with any associated files, to a IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services Repository. You can also save the resulting questionnaire to a local computer or network location.
See also
Generating questionnaires