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Survey feature highlights - 2010/03/17

Installation and management

- 100% FREE
- Standard and easy to use MSI installer
- Web based administration
- Main control easily extensible through custom events
- Xml based multi languages support files (English, French, German, Dutch etc ...)


- Multi pages support
- Multi users / roles management
- Page navigation (previous / next)
- User can save progress and resume it later on (automatic or manual)
- Complete multi-languages forms support
- Several multi-language detection options (prompt, user agent, cookie, session, querystring)
- Skip logic to hide question based on users answers
- Conditional branching rules based on answers, scores ...
- Conditional "thank you" messages based on answers, scores, user language ...
- Rules can be based on Equals, Contains, Greater, Less than conditions
- Survey can be ended using a branching rule
- Opening / closing date
- Clone existing surveys
- Monthly statistics
- Ability to stop the survey when a number of entries have been reached
- Uploaded files can be directly exported to the server
- URL Redirection on survey completion
- Scored surveys to create quizzes, tests
- Set progress display mode (percentage, page number or none)
- Copying existing questions from another survey
- Surveys XML import / export features
- Questions XML import / export features
- Customizable Library for most used questions
- Online nsurvey's user shared XML questions, surveys library

Form's items toolbox

- Extensible plugin based architecture for question and answer types
- Questions can be build / composed using any available answer type
- Questions can be set as "repeatable" to let users duplicate them at will
- Repeatable question's answers can be fully shown or shown as a grid
- WYSIWYG question editor
- Radio button selection mode
- Check box selection mode
- Dropdown list selection mode
- Free text static question
- Single or multiple selections matrix questions
- XML answer "feeder" provided out of the box with countries and many regions (us, ch, fr, de etc...) list
- SQL queries answer "feeder" to use existing data / tables
- Publisher / subscriber model to generate set of answers on the fly based on other answers values
- Selection answer types (selection, other selection)
- Free text field answer types
- Basic, email, required, large, password field types
- Rich WYSIWYG HTML enabled text field types
- File upload field types
- Complex answer types eg : calendar, file upload, boolean (yes/no)
- Set questions default selections
- Set answers default text values for fields
- Value piping from session, querystring, cookies or server variable
- Answer piping from previous page answers or questions
- Regular expression library
- Set regular expressions rules per answer types
- Set a mandatory rules per answer type
- Cross browser compatible client side or server side validation of entries
- Define minimum / maximum mandatory selection answers
- Assign points to answers if survey score option has been activated

Results reporting

- Graphical bar chart results
- Graphical pie chart results
- HTML chart results
- Detailed individual vote reports
- Receive individual results on each completion through email
- Admin can modify each individual report
- Create conditional rules to filter your results
- Cross tabulation results
- Filter results by voter's languages
- Set specifics date range for your results
- CSV export of results
- XML export of results
- User accounts can be configured to have only read access to the results


- Full design time support for Visual Studio 2003 / WebMatrix
- Customizable header, footer design
- Customizable question, answer design
- Customizable matrix header, rows design
- Customizable error / information messages
- Customizable repeatable sections options

Distribution & Deployment

- Independent web control that can be used in any aspx page
- Online link to your survey
E- mail invitations
- Error log to track mailing errors


- Single or multiple users and roles support
- Can be integrated in any existing security infrastructure through the "user provider" model
- 30+ rights available to secure each single nsurvey feature for each of your users
- Extensible security addins architecture
- Cookie and IP security addins to prevent double submissions
- Protect your survey with a password security addin or a "thank you" message
- context security addin ( forms , Windows authentication etc...)
- Restrict survey entry on email invitation code
- Restrict survey entry to internal nsurvey users you've created
- Survey can be hidden if no addins has been successfully authentified
- Import tool to import your own list of users


- Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/ 2008/XP Pro/ Vista/ Windows 7
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or MSDE (free) (or 2005/2008)
- .NET Framework v2.*
- Optional : mail server to handle email invitations features
- Optional : SharpDevelop or Visual Studio or Visual Web Developer for the source projects

Last edited Mar 17, 2010 at 11:00 PM by fwsmaster, version 2


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