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8 months 3 weeks ago #231764 by maxersloan
It seems like survey invitations which include a question (perhaps the first and/or most important question) are becoming more popular in the industry. I have attached an example. Once you click one of the buttons to answer that question, it opens the remainder of the survey. After a search of the forums and manual, it doesn't appear this has been addressed before. Perhaps it could easily be done with buttons, scripts, and equations without being an actual feature of LS. But since it is becoming more popular, maybe it is worth considering?

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8 months 3 weeks ago #231782 by Joffm
you can do this with LimeSurvey.
A very simple form with a star rating like this in your invitation email.
  <input name="rating" type="radio" /><a href="https://www.mysurvey.de/limesurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=1"> ★☆☆☆</a>
</label><br />
  <input name="rating" type="radio" /><a href="https://www.mysurvey.de/limesurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=2"> ★★☆☆</a>
</label><br />
  <input name="rating" type="radio" /><a href="https://www.mysurvey.de/limesurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=3"> ★★★☆</a>
</label><br />
  <input name="rating" type="radio" /><a href="https://www.mysurvey.de/limesurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=4"> ★★★★</a>

and you get this mail

Clicking option 3

As said, a very rough example.
Styling is up to you.


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The following user(s) said Thank You: maxersloan

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8 months 3 weeks ago #231786 by Joffm
Or another example

<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=1" class="mybutton">1</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=2" class="mybutton">2</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=3" class="mybutton">3</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=4" class="mybutton">4</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=5" class="mybutton">5</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=6" class="mybutton">6</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=7" class="mybutton">7</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=8" class="mybutton">8</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=9" class="mybutton">9</a>
<a href="https://www.mafosurvey.de/mysurvey/index.php/793813?newtest=Y&amp;rating=10" class="mybutton">10</a>
 .mybutton {
      background-color: #ddd;
      border: 1px solid #888;
      border-radius: 5px;
      color: maroon;
      padding: 10px 20px;
      text-align: center;
      text-decoration: none;
      display: inline-block;
      font-size: 20px;
      margin: 4px 2px;
      cursor: pointer;

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