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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
18509Bug reportsImport/Exportpublic2022-12-08 09:22
Reportergabrieljenik Assigned Toc_schmitz  
Status feedbackResolutionopen 
Product Version3.28.x 
Summary18509: Permissions are gone after survey export/import

When importing/exporting a survey permissions are not ported.

  • User Group Permissions
  • UserName Permissions

Caught while reviewing 18460

Steps To Reproduce

Steps to reproduce

Assign a survey to a certain survey group.
Export survey as LSS file.
Import LSS file.
Check permissions

Expected result

Imported survey should still have same permissions if exists.
(If not exists, show a warning similar to how it is done for missing theme)

Actual result

Permissions are missing.

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Bug heat4
Complete LimeSurvey version number (& build)3.28.32
I will donate to the project if issue is resolvedNo
Database type & versionMariaDB 10.1.48
Server OS (if known)
Webserver software & version (if known)
PHP VersionPHP 7.4


related to 18460 assignedgabrieljenik Feature requests Assigned survey group is gone after survey export/import 

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2022-11-24 12:09

developer   ~72885

Expected result

Imported survey should still have same permissions if exists AND USER WANT IT
If not exists, show a warning similar to how it is done for missing theme : ONLY IF USER WANT TO IMPORT PERMISSION



2022-11-25 10:12

developer   ~72890

Need same than SurveyGroup : don't add permission by default.

Same example than here :



2022-11-25 15:00

manager   ~72898

Carsten will review this as he is not that convinced about it



2022-11-25 15:15

developer   ~72901

Its different here: it's directly the Permission

@c_schmitz ?



2022-12-08 09:22

developer   ~73025

See related OLD commit when adding the option when copy survey

+New feature: Permissions are now copied by default when copying a survey - also added an additional option to exclude it. (Carsten Schmitz)

The option to exclude import a settings must exist in my opinion.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-11-23 20:45 gabrieljenik New Issue
2022-11-23 20:45 gabrieljenik Issue generated from: 18460
2022-11-23 20:45 gabrieljenik Relationship added related to 18460
2022-11-23 20:45 gabrieljenik Status new => confirmed
2022-11-24 12:09 DenisChenu Note Added: 72885
2022-11-24 12:09 DenisChenu Bug heat 0 => 2
2022-11-25 10:12 DenisChenu Note Added: 72890
2022-11-25 15:00 gabrieljenik Note Added: 72898
2022-11-25 15:00 gabrieljenik Bug heat 2 => 4
2022-11-25 15:15 DenisChenu Note Added: 72901
2022-12-07 19:42 gabrieljenik Assigned To => c_schmitz
2022-12-07 19:42 gabrieljenik Status confirmed => feedback
2022-12-08 09:22 DenisChenu Note Added: 73025