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Surveys: Illogical admin GUI

Status
Open
Subject
Surveys: Illogical admin GUI
Version
18.x
Category
  • Usability
  • Consistency
  • Easy for Newbie Dev
Feature
Survey
Admin Interface (UI)
Resolution status
New
Submitted by
hman
Lastmod by
hman
Rating
(0)
Description

In order to get it translated, I enabled the survey feature. It's admin GUI is highly confusing and counter-intuitive. After enabling, you can enter the admin GUI and create a survey, so far absolutely intuitive. But then you are stuck. You have entered a name and a description, but no questions! They are simply no part of the process of creating a survey ?!

In order to create questions, you have to go to list surveys, and from the properties of the wrench icon you can go to questions, tiki-admin_survey_questions.php?surveyId=NN

In the upper left corner is a large button labelled "Add a new question", which is completely void of any function (!), because it only links to the very same page (tiki-admin_survey_questions.php).

Over the (now still empty) list of questions is a (compared to the large functionless button) rather unspectacular text written in blue "Add a New Question to this survey". This seems like the same function as "Add a new question", but it isn't at all:

This, and only this, will link to tiki-admin_survey_questions.php?surveyId=NN#contenttabs_adminsurveyquestions-2 and give the user the means to create a question.

Surveys can have more than one question, that is fine. But questions are per survey only, questions do not form a pool, i.e. it is impossible to create a question and use it in more than one survey. That is impractical.

Also, the questions property of the wrench always directs to the creation of new questions, and does not (at first) show the list of existing questions. They can be listed with questions tab, yes, but it's counterintuitive to always start at creation and not at the list of existing.

Importance
5
Easy to solve?
10 easy
Priority
50
Demonstrate Bug (Tiki 19+)
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Version: Create show2.tikiwiki.org instance
Ticket ID
7460
Created
Monday 03 August, 2020 09:51:05 GMT-0000
LastModif
Monday 03 August, 2020 09:51:05 GMT-0000

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