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17086Bug reportsSurvey takingpublic2021-02-17 12:16
ReporterDenisChenu Assigned Topstelling  
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Product Version4.4.4 
Summary17086: Imported survey : hide tip broken
DescriptionWhen use last git version : old survey didn't show any tip …
Steps To ReproduceUpdate to last git :
Import included surey
Test : no tips are shown
Additional Informationswitch MUST use 0/1 for actve/inactive else break ALL attribute using switch ...
Someone put Y/N : this broke all compatibility (and logic …) don't follow it … please …
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Complete LimeSurvey version number (& build)4.4.4 github
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related to 17078 closedpstelling Checkbox layout not working 
related to 17036 closedollehar Question attribute: Time limit disable next 
related to 17087 closedollehar Checkbox layout lost after update (or when import survey) 




2021-02-12 09:03


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2021-02-12 10:20

developer   ~62204

Hey Denis,

it wasn't me who switch to Y/N. Maybe this happend during qanda-refactoring (which has never been finished). I absolutely agree with you. Internally there should be used always 0 (integer) for 'No' and 1 (integer) for 'Yes'. I think the hole process of the switches should be checked and reimplemented. I don't know if i will get time for that. I hope so.
Thanks for your answers. I also already mentioned it in the team meetings month ago.

Greatings Patricia


2021-02-12 10:28

developer   ~62205

Hey Denis,

i also think the label for the user should be "Hide tip". This is confusing. It should be something like "Do you want to show the tip for this question?" and then the user could select Yes (showing the tip) or No (for not showing the tip). Internally (in the software) we should use 0 for "don't show the tip" and 1 for "show the tip".


2021-02-12 10:45

developer   ~62206

> it wasn't me who switch to Y/N.

I know :)

> Internally there should be used always 0 (integer) for 'No' and 1 (integer) for 'Yes'.

Yes : and it don't broke existing system. We have same issue with all switch …
I really think we **must not** fix attribute by attribute, but fix switch system directly.

It's a one line fix in
(if needed : add a DB update to move Y to 1 and N to 0 for each core attributes)

> i also think the label for the user should be "Hide tip".

I didn't have issue with «Hide tip» : Yes / No.
And i don't remind of forum post for this.

I think it's hide_tip since 1.71 or before ;)


2021-02-12 10:46

developer   ~62207

PS : it's **exactly** the same issue but for checkbox.

And surely some other …


2021-02-12 11:10

developer   ~62214

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-02-12 09:03 DenisChenu New Issue
2021-02-12 09:03 DenisChenu Status new => assigned
2021-02-12 09:03 DenisChenu Assigned To => pstelling
2021-02-12 09:03 DenisChenu File Added: limesurvey_survey_hideTip3X.lss
2021-02-12 09:03 DenisChenu File Added: Capture-3X.png
2021-02-12 09:03 DenisChenu File Added: Capture-445.png
2021-02-12 09:06 DenisChenu Relationship added related to 17078
2021-02-12 09:07 DenisChenu Relationship added related to 17036
2021-02-12 09:21 DenisChenu Relationship added related to 17087
2021-02-12 10:20 pstelling Note Added: 62204
2021-02-12 10:28 pstelling Note Added: 62205
2021-02-12 10:45 DenisChenu Note Added: 62206
2021-02-12 10:46 DenisChenu Note Added: 62207
2021-02-12 11:10 DenisChenu Note Added: 62214
2021-02-17 12:16 ollehar Product Version => 4.4.4