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2206497 - Survey Short Description Field Functionality.


You are searching inside the Survey the field Short Description.

Reproducing the Issue

In Silverlight or Html follow the steps.

  1. Go to Survey Work Center.
  2. Click on Survey.
  3. Click on New and fill the necessary information.
  4. Open it.
  5. Click on Design tab.
  6. Click on Add.
  7. Check the field Short Description.
  8. Fill this field and complete the Survey.
  9. Release the Survey.


This field does not appear in the Survey.


This is a system behavior, the field “Question Short Description” was desired only for report purpose in Survey reporting. Such that the administrator can create a more concise description of the Survey Question and Answer.  Therefore it won’t appear on the Survey.


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