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If you are using Survey Crafter Professional 4.0 or Survey Crafter Professional 3.5, please consult the following tables. They list issues that have been resolved in patch versions of both versions.

Please note study files saved by Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.0 can be loaded by Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.18 and vice-versa. Similarily, study files saved by Survey Crafter Professional 3.5.0 can be loaded by Survey Crafter Professional 3.5.4 and vice-versa.

Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.18
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
169802.7-4.0.174.0.182016-07-18Web SurveysImprove the performance or large web surveys that are configured to have respondents find and update their records in the survey's data file.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
159792.7-4.0.174.0.182016-07-18Web SurveysPlace the web survey's Back button to the left of its Next/Submit button even when the survey is configured to allow the Enter or Go key to submit each page.Workaround if you don't upgrade: there is no workaround.
149784.0.13-4.0.174.0.182016-07-18Web SurveysPressing Enter or Go on an iPad or iPhone submits a web survey page even when the survey has been configured to not allow it.Workaround if you don't upgrade: call or email technical support for a custom configuration file command to add to your survey.
139752.7-4.0.174.0.182016-05-20Web SurveysAdd an internal feature to the web survey script that supports assigning variables before the next page is to be shown to the respondent. Custom assignment rules run when a page is submitted.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
129744.0-4.0.174.0.182016-05-20Web SurveysCustom assignment rules associated with blocks on the same page of a web survey do not always run in an order that reflects the rules' dependencies.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
119734.0-4.0.174.0.182016-05-11Web SurveysThe web survey script's internal bookmarking feature does not work correctly all of the time.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
109773.1-4.0.174.0.182016-05-10Web SurveysPrompts and/or questions that are more than one paragraph are not randomized properly on the page.Workaround if you don't upgrade: make it so all prompts and/or questions that are to be randomly moved are not more than one paragraph in length.
99722.7-4.0.174.0.182016-04-27Web SurveysAdd an internal page modifying rule to the web survey script that uses more advanced regular expression features.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
89712.7-4.0.174.0.182016-03-15Web SurveysAdd an internal error or warning message rule to the web survey script that runs only when a page is to be loaded.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
79702.7-4.0.174.0.182016-03-09Web SurveysAdd an internal page modifying rule to the web survey script that runs after all other modifications have been made to the page that's about to be shown to the respondent.Workaround if you don't upgrade: there is no workaround.
69762.7-4.0.174.0.182016-02-29Web SurveysSurvey Crafter Professional crashes when publishing a data file that is configured to include data and there are errors in the data for one or more category variables.Workaround if you don't upgrade: before publishing your web survey's files, visit the program's Data window and click on the Update toolbar button or on the Edit menu and then on Update. Doing this recalculates values as necessary in the window as well as marks errors.
59634.0-4.0.174.0.182015-10-30Batch ReportsBlock layout [L07] for open-ended questions, which combines an open-ended question with an all-that-apply question, is ignored when included in a batch report design item.Workaround if you don't upgrade: include the block in a report at the variable level instead of the survey or block level.
49623.0-4.0.174.0.182015-10-30SurveysA variable listed in the Survey Explorer toolbar should be colored green when it is associated with a secondary block.Workaround if you don't upgrade: there is no workaround.
39563.0-4.0.174.0.182015-07-28SurveysWhen upgrading a study file that has been saved by a version of the software prior to 3.0, Survey Crafter Professional fails to automatically number or renumber the survey blocks that are configured to be automatically numbered.Workaround if you don't upgrade: in the Survey Designer window, double-click on the first automatically numbered block and then click on the Finish button on the Question Block Wizard dialog box. Survey Crafter Professional will automatically number all of the blocks that follow that are configured to be automatically numbered.
29542.7-4.0.174.0.182015-07-18Web SurveysFor web surveys that use an index file - you can only have one index file for each web survey data file. This means that if you have a login survey that calls one or more main surveys and all of the surveys including the login survey share the same data file but use different criteria for finding records in the data file, you must choose whether to have the login survey use an index file or the main survey use an index file and not both.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
19692.7-4.0.174.0.182015-07-16Web SurveysFor web surveys that use an index file - the web survey script does not regenerate the survey's index file when the survey's data file has been updated or changed by something other than the script itself.Workaround if you don't upgrade: request an updated web survey script from technical support.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.17
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
39364.0.0-4.0.164.0.172015-07-06Survey DesignerAdd an indicator to the Survey Designer window's Survey Explorer toolbar that shows when a block has any randomization turned on such as randomizing prompts and/or randomizing questions.Workaround if you don't upgrade: double-click on each block and then click on the Prompts or Questions tabs of the Question Block Wizard dialog box to see if randomization is turned on.
29514.0.164.0.172015-06-29Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional crashes when you click on the Finish button on the Question Block Wizard dialog box after reducing the number of questions in the block for all question types or reducing the number of prompts for one or more all-that-apply questions.Workaround if you don't upgrade: there is no workaround
19502.7.0-4.0.164.0.172015-06-23Web SurveysMake it so Survey Crafter Professional web surveys comply with the accessibility requirements of WCAG 2.0 and Section 508.Workaround if you don't upgrade: manually edit the generated HTML.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.16
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
139482.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-23VariablesAdd numbered row headings to the list of categories in the Variable Definition dialog box for imported and computed category variables.Workaround if you don't upgrade: count the categories manually.
129472.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-23VariablesAdd a Reset Codes button to the Variable Definition dialog box for imported and computed category variables. Clicking on the button has Survey Crafter Professional resequence the variable's category codes, assigning a 1 to the first category, a 2 to the second, and so on.Workaround if you don't upgrade: to change a variable's category codes, double-click on each category, one at a time and change the code in the Category Definition dialog box. Survey Crafter Professional will not allow you to assign a code that is already used by another category.
119462.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-23VariablesAllow a category variable's category codes to be duplicated in the variable's definition dialog box while the definition of the variable is being edited. Verify that there are no duplicate codes when the dialog box is dismissed.Workaround if you don't upgrade: to change a variable's category codes, double-click on each category, one at a time and change the code in the Category Definition dialog box. Survey Crafter Professional will not allow you to assign a code that is already used by another category.
109413.0.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-20VariablesAllow the minimum and maximum value settings of an imported quantity variable to be changed in the variable's definition dialog box when the variable is associated with a block in a survey.Workaround if you don't upgrade: change the minimum or maximum value setting in the Question Block Wizard dialog box for the block that references the variable.
99424.0.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-16Survey DesignerDisplay each variable's category code range, maximum length, minimum and maximum values and/or other properties in the Variables tab of the Survey Designer window's Survey Explorer toolbar.Workaround if you don't upgrade: right-click anywhere in the Survey Designer window and then click on Edit Survey / Block Variables in the pop-up menu. Select a variable and then click on the Edit button on the dialog box to view the variable's definition.
89403.0.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-15VariablesAllow the maximum length setting of an imported literal variable to be changed in the variable's definition dialog box when the variable is associated with a block in a survey.Workaround if you don't upgrade: change the maximum length setting in the Question Block Wizard dialog box for the block that references the variable.
79454.0.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-03Batch ReportsWhen a variable name or a category variable category name changes in the study and the name is referenced in the condition expression of the Condition tab of the Batch Report Design Item dialog box and the expression uses the $FILTER macro, the name is not automatically updated, making the expression invalid.Workaround if you don't upgrade: manually update the variable name and/or category variable category name in the expression.
69393.0.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-03Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional hangs when you use the replace feature in the Survey Designer window to replace a single character with anything else and the character is found in protected text.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
59442.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-02VariablesAllow the names of categories in category variables to be changed when the variables are referenced in expressions in analyses, batch reports, computed variables, filters or anywhere else in the study.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
49432.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-04-02VariablesAllow the names of study variables to be changed when the variables are referenced in expressions in analyses, batch reports, computed variables, filters or anywhere else in the study.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
39374.0.12-4.0.154.0.162015-03-11Web SurveyThe Windows Meta File (WMF) setting in the Formatting tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box, which was made obsolete in release 4.0.12, is still being used when publishing web surveys in older studies that had the option selected.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
29242.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-03-01GeneralAllow opening 1 of the 8 most recently worked on studies in Survey Crafter Professional's Welcome dialog box.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
19382.7.0-4.0.154.0.162015-02-24Web SureyProvide support for uploading files in web surveys in the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script. Using the feature requires help from technical support to customize the web survey files.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.15
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
89353.5.0-4.0.144.0.152014-03-31AnalysisPerformance of the analysis wizards and batch reports is slow when literal and quantity variables are used in cross tabulations or filters.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
79344.0.0-4.0.144.0.152014-03-04Batch ReportsThe repeat variable filter for batch reports lists values in case-sensitive alphabetical order for literal variables and alphabetical order for quantity variables. It should list values in case-insensitive alphabetical order for literal variables and numerical order for quantity variables.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
69332.7.0-4.0.144.0.152014-03-04VariablesThe Literal to Category and Quantity to Category variable wizards use only up to the first 500 records in a dataset to determine the most popular values for the categories in the resulting computed category variable. There should not be a limit to how many records the wizards use to determine the most popular values.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
59234.0.0-4.0.144.0.152014-02-06AnalysisThe Counts & Frequencies analysis table wizard does not take into account the filter entered in its last step when it lists values of an open-end variable in popularity order.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
49314.0.0-4.0.144.0.152014-01-17Batch ReportsToggling between automatically sorting surveys, question blocks, variables or analyses does not work properly in the Batch Report Design Item dialog box.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
39304.0.0-4.0.144.0.152014-01-17Batch ReportsVariable descriptions that contain one or more carriage return characters are not displayed correctly in the list of variables in the Batch Report Design Item dialog box.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
29292.7.0-4.0.144.0.152014-01-16Study WindowUpon renaming a variable in the Variables tab of the Study window, the highlight moves to the variable directly below the one that was just renamed. The variable that was just renamed should remain highlighted.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
19282.7.0-4.0.144.0.152014-01-14GeneralDialog boxes and windows that show lists of variables, analyses and surveys with bitmaps are leaking resources.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.14
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
169252.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-10-23Web SurveysThe MEDIAN and MODE expression language functions return NV (no value) when there are more than 16,000 records in the study's Data window.The limit has been increased to 65,536.
159052.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-10-17Web SurveysIn the Navigation tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box, Survey Crafter Professional will allow you to exclude both the Clear and Reset buttons in your web survey only when you allow the Enter key to submit each page. Now that the web survey's reload button is invisible, this is no longer necessary.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
149212.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-10-16Web SurveysIn web surveys, improve the performance of the routines in the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script involved with searching and loading existing records.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
139204.0.12-4.0.134.0.142013-10-09Web SurveysHave the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script add a warning to the script's error log if it fails to back up a web survey's duplicate data file.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
129192.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-10-08Web SurveysA customer reported that one of his respondent's browsers was sending no data for the hidden fields E_defVarVal and E_fwdVarVals, causing the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script to display a fatal error message page.Instead of displaying a fatal error message page, the Survey Crafter Professional web survey scripts now adds a warning to the script's error log.
119182.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-10-08Web SurveysImprove the performance of saving the respondent's answers to the web survey's data file in large anonymous web surveys.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
109174.0.12-4.0.134.0.142013-09-25Web SurveysWhen the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script backs up a web survey's duplicate data file, have it also add a warning to the script's error log.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
99162.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-09-24Web SurveysIn a busy anonymous web survey, the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script would occasionally overwrite the last record in the web survey's data file.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
89152.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-09-20Web SurveysIn large web surveys, improve the performance of rules and computed survey fields that make use of the expression language functions COUNT, SUM, MAX, MIN, MEAN and RATIO.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
79142.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-09-20Web SurveysAfter Web Page, Assign Variable rules that you have created and associated with one or more blocks on a web survey page are executed by the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script in an arbitrary order. This can give you unexpected results if your rules need to be executed in a certain order because they depend on each other.The Survey Crafter Professional web survey script now executes the After Web Page, Assign Variable rules on a web survey page in dependency order.
69124.0.12-4.0.134.0.142013-09-17Web SurveysThe Survey Crafter Professional web survey script would occasionally back-up the duplicate data file unecessarily on a busy web survey.The issue has been improved but not completely resolved.
59102.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-06-18Web SurveysA customer reported that one of his respondent's browsers was sending 2 copies of each of the parameters embedded in the URL of a Survey Crafter Professional web survey, causing the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script to display a fatal error message page.Instead of displaying a fatal error message page, the Survey Crafter Professional web survey scripts now adds a warning to the script's error log.
49082.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-03-26Web SurveysAccented characters in languages such as French and Spanish can appear incorrectly in error messages displayed on the web survey page.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
39034.0.0-4.0.134.0.142013-03-05GeneralSurvey Crafter Professional shows all but the last 3 digits of the serial number in the About dialog boxWorkaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
29072.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-02-28Web SurveysProvide ability to have custom HTML automatically inserted into a survey page from a rule in the web survey's configuration file.This feature is undocumented.
19062.7.0-4.0.134.0.142013-02-28Web SurveysAfter Web Page, Show Error and After Web Page, Show Warning rules are run when a survey page is loaded. These rules should only be run when the page is submitted.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.13
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
199022.7.0-4.0.124.0.132012-11-30Web SurveysAdd an option to have Survey Crafter Professional automatically add a progress bar to the bottom of each page of a multi-page web survey.Workaround if you don't upgrade: in the Survey Designer window, add page N of N or N% to the bottom of each page of your survey.
189013.3.0-4.0.124.0.132012-11-20Survey DesignerIf you visit the Block Style Library dialog box and make no changes to any block, the block style drop down in the Survey Designer window's formatting toolbar can indicate a different style than the one associated with the current block.Workaround if you don't upgrade: from the Block Style Library dialog box, make a change to an existing block or add a new one.
179003.5.0-4.0.124.0.132012-11-16Survey DesignerSwitching between layout modes when there is a survey field at the beginning of a cell in a block causes Survey Crafter Professional to beep and to add an extra empty line between the block that contains the survey field and the block immediately before it.Workaround if you don't upgrade: remove the extra empty line between the blocks after switching layout modes or add a space before the survey field.
168842.7.5-4.0.124.0.132012-11-12Web SurveysIn a Survey Crafter Professional web survey, to identify the tags in the generated HTML files, Survey Crafter Professional uses the name attribute rather than the id attribute. For those who customize the HTML files that Survey Crafter Professional generates, it would be easier if the tags also included the id attribute.Workaround if you don't upgrade: using a text editor such as NotePad on MS Windows or EMACS on Unix, in each HTML file that make up your web survey, add the id attribute to the tags you want to reference, making sure the value is identical to the value of the name attribute.
158953.3.0-4.0.124.0.132012-11-07Web SurveysQuestions and prompts that are configured in the Question Block Wizard dialog box to be shown in random order are not when the blocks that contain them are on your web survey's first page and the page is accessed by way of a direct link.Workaround if you don't upgrade: insert a page before the first question block that is configured to show its questions and/or prompts in random order or use a link that has the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script load your web survey's first page.
148942.7.5-4.0.124.0.132012-11-07Web SurveysHide the reload button that appears between the Clear/Reset and Next buttons on a Survey Crafter Professional web survey.Workaround if you don't upgrade: using a text editor such as NotePad on MS Windows or EMACS on Unix, in each HTML file that make up your web survey, change the tag for the reload button from <input type="submit" name="E_reloadButton" value="|"> to <input type="submit" name="E_reloadButton" value="|" style="display: none;">.
138982.7.5-4.0.124.0.132012-10-19Web SurveysThe Survey Crafter Professional web survey script does not know how to read a web survey's data file when it has been edited and saved by a program on a Macintosh computer.Workaround if you don't upgrade: using a text editor such as NotePad on MS Windows or EMACS on Unix, open the survey data file and change all carriage return characters to linefeed characters.
128992.7.5-4.0.124.0.132012-10-01GeneralMake it so the Survey Crafter Professional installation program does not set up the MS Windows Start menu to access Survey Crafter Professional's online help, sample studies or readme file. Have all of these resources accessible from Survey Crafter Professional itself. Since there is no Start menu in MS Windows 8, items such as these installed to the Start menu are added to the desktop.Workaround if you don't upgrade: if you install Survey Crafter Professional onto a computer that is running MS Windows 8, to reduce the clutter, you can delete the icons added to the desktop for Survey Crafter Professional's online help, sample studies and readme file.
113662.7.5-4.0.124.0.132012-10-01GeneralBe able to access the sample study files that come with Survey Crafter Professional from both the Welcome dialog box and Survey Crafter Professional's File menu.Workaround if you don't upgrade: if you are using MS Windows 7 or earlier, use the Survey Crafter Professional folder on the MS Windows Start menu to access the sample studies that come with the software.
108972.7.5-4.0.124.0.132012-09-19Web SurveysHave the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script log all fatal error message pages shown to respondents in a text file on the web server.Contact technical support for instructions on how to tell your web survey scripts what the names are and where their error log files should live. By default, fatal error messages are logged in a text file in the same folder as the web survey's data file, having the same filename as the web survey's data file with .err.log added to the end.
98963.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-09-12Web SurveysIf your web survey is configured to use one or more questions to uniquely identify your respondents and the uniquely identifying question(s) are not on the first page of the survey, answers to questions that are passed to your web survey or are provided on pages that come before the page that contains the uniquely identifying question(s) are cleared or overwritten by the answers loaded from the record in the web survey's data file.Workaround if you don't upgrade: contact technical support.
88914.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-09-05Web SurveysWhen the web survey configuration file feature is not used, answers to questions on pages that were shown previously are not cleared when the respondent changes his or her answers in such a way as to cause those pages to be skipped.Workaround if you don't upgrade: use the configuration file feature for your web surveys.
78904.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-08-30GeneralExpression language functions LIST_RANDOMIZE, LIST_ROTATE and LIST_REVERSE when executed inside Survey Crafter Professional do not change the list they are given when no parameter is given to specify what parts of the list to change. These functions should change the entire list in these cases. Note that these functions do not have this problem when they are executed in a web survey.Workaround if you don't upgrade: provide the parameter that specifies the parts of the list to change.
68883.3.0-4.0.124.0.132012-07-24Web SurveysWhen a question's prompts are randomized in a block that employs drop downs or selection lists, the generated HTML tags can be word-wrapped in a way that the lists appear incomplete in the web survey.Workaround if you don't upgrade: fix the HTML file(s) after Survey Crafter Professional has generated them.
58923.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-07-19Web SurveysWhen changing the records to include in the data file option in the Data File tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box from including records from the Data window using a filter to any other option, the expression box in the Data File tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box remains enabled when the expression it contains is not valid.Workaround if you don't upgrade: change the selected option back to include records from the Data window using a filter, correct or clear the expression in the expression box and then change the option back.
48863.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-07-19Web SurveysAn imported variable may not be deleted if it is referenced in the Data File tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box. You must first remove the reference and then delete the variable.When you try to delete a variable that is referenced in the Data File tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box, Survey Crafter Professional will let you know the variable is referenced in the tab and give you the option to delete it anyway.
38933.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-07-18Web SurveysAn imported variable may not be deleted if it is referenced in the Respondent tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box. You must first remove the reference and then delete the variable.When you try to delete a variable that is referenced in the Respondent tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box, Survey Crafter Professional will let you know the variable is referenced in the tab and give you the option to delete it anyway.
28873.0.0-4.0.124.0.132012-07-18Survey DesignerThe labels "text on top", "text on bottom" and "text" inside the cells of new question blocks sometimes lead users to think the cells are for respondents to enter free text.To avoid confusion, the labels "text on top", "text on bottom" and "text" inside the cells now read "instrs on top", "instrs on bottom" and "instructions". All layout pictures and references in the documentation have been updated.
18893.2.0-4.0.124.0.132012-07-16Web SurveysWith the help of technical support, a Survey Crafter Professional web survey can be configured to have the web survey script automatically send an email each time the survey is completed. Currently, the feature will work only when SENDMAIL or IndigoMail are installed on the web server.The feature will now work when SENDMAIL, IndigoMail or another email program called BLAT is installed on the web server.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.12
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
208814.0.0-4.0.114.0.122012-06-18Data WindowSurvey Crafter Professional does not detect that a change has been made when from the Data window changes are made in the Variable Information dialog box or the Variable Definition dialog box.If other changes have been made, use the Save toolbar button or Save from the File menu. Otherwise, make another type of change or use Save As from the File menu to save the changes made in these dialog boxes.
198802.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-15Web SurveysDisable the Finish button on step 1 of the Web Survey Publish Wizard the first time the survey is to be published.Click on the Next button to see the options in step 2.
188792.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-15Web SurveysSurvey Crafter Professional does not properly handle carriage return and/or linefeed characters in the entries in the Feedback tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box.Remove all carriage return and linefeed characters from the entries in the Feedback tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box.
178752.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-06Web SurveysRemove unused formatting options "Use font information", "Preserve spaces" and "Pictures in WMF format" from the Formatting tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box.There is no workaround.
168742.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-06Web SurveysAllow choice of foreground colors for error and warning messages in a web survey. Do this in a way that allows an HTML template file to override the foreground colors as well as other attributes.An HTML template file can be used to change the color and other attributes of the error and warning messages on a web survey.
158732.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-06Web SurveysMake a new option to have the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script not display error and/or warning summaries at the top of the web survey page if there are any errors or warnings. Make this the default setting for new surveys.There is no workaround.
148722.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-06Web SurveysQuestion block layouts Q05 for one quantity question and L06 for one open-end question do not enforce answering all prompts on the Web if configured that way. Layout Q05 for one quantity question also does not correctly enforce numeric answers only.There is no workaround.
138592.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-06Web SurveysMake a new option to have the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script automatically back-up your web survey's data file.Periodically download and back-up your web survey's data file.
128582.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-06-06Web SurveysMake a new option to have the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script automatically create and maintain a duplicate data file for your web survey on the web server. If a new data file is uploaded, replacing the existing data file, the script will make a back-up copy of the duplicate file in case the data file was replaced by mistake.Periodically download and back-up your web survey's data file.
118672.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-05-23Web SurveysMake a new option to have Survey Crafter Professional automatically set the width of multi-row boxes for open-end questions so they fit inside the block cells that contain the.Control the width of the open-end boxes in the Open-End tab of the Question Block Wizard dialog box.
108612.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-05-18Web SurveysImprove the reliability and performance of an alternative method of locking files on the web server.Use the default method of file locking.
98652.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-05-17Web SurveysProvide an option to have the web survey's questionnaire centered horizontally in the respondent's browser.Use an HTML template or set the row alignment of every block and table in the survey to centered.
88623.5.0-4.0.114.0.122012-05-10Web SurveysWhen custom assign variable rules are used to gather information such as the respondent's IP address and browser to uniquely identify a respondent, the information is not used until the page after the page that contains the rules.Call or email technical support for custom command rules to replace the custom assign variable rules.
78634.0.0-4.0.114.0.122012-05-06Web SurveysThe web survey script displays a fatal error message stating that the index file can not be deleted when the following conditions are true:
1) The survey is being accessed for the first time after a new data file has been uploaded.
2) The link used to access the survey has the web survey script load the first page or configuration file.
3) The web survey is configured to restrict access to only those respondents found in the survey's data file.
4) The identifying information is not asked for until the second or later pages.
After the first time, the web survey script displays the first page of the survey normally.
There is no workaround.
68682.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-04-22Survey DesignerIn the Survey Designer window, protected text that is not in any table cell can be partially or completed replaced by pasting.There is no workaround.
58642.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-04-22Survey DesignerIn the Survey Designer window, allow the user to highlight more than one table, choose Row Alignment from the Table menu and apply a new row alignment setting to all of the highlighted tables.Change the row alignment setting for each table, one at a time.
48573.5.0-4.0.114.0.122012-03-20Web SurveysIn a web survey, rules whose expressions add quantities together are sometimes evaluated as the concatenation of strings rather than the summation of numbers by the respondent's browser, resulting in unexpected enabling or disabling of the question blocks associated with the rules.There is no workaround.
38563.5.0-4.0.114.0.122012-03-16Web SurveysIn a web survey, survey fields do not appear correctly when the values they display contain characters reserved for HTML tags.There is no workaround.
28553.5.0-4.0.114.0.122012-03-16Web SurveysIn a web survey, survey fields are updated only by the web survey script. If they were to also be updated by the respondent's browser, they could live on the same pages as their sources and be updated immediately when a respondent chooses or enters an answer.Insert survey fields on pages that follow the sources of the fields. For example, if a survey field displays the answer to a question, have the survey field live on a page that follows the page that has the question.
18522.7.4-4.0.114.0.122012-02-10InterviewerSelecting check boxes in an all-that-apply question in the built-in Interviewer should work the same way as it does for radio buttons in a closed-end or rating question. Pressing 1 on the numeric keypad should select or unselect the first prompt, pressing 2 should select or unselect the second prompt, and so on.Use the mouse and the keyboard to select or unselect each of the check boxes in an all-that-apply question individually.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.11
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
27602.7.4-4.0.104.0.112012-01-20AnalysisSurvey Crafter Professional hangs when closing or printing an analysis table when certain newer printers are set as the default printer for MS Windows Vista or MS Windows 7. This also may happen on updated versions of MS Windows XP.Change the default printer for MS Windows to a printer driver such as the fax driver.
18374.0.104.0.112011-12-05AnalysisThe printed and export versions of an analysis built by the Individual Responses analysis wizard only show the first row of data.Double-click on a cell below the lowest cell with data in and in the same column as the right-most column with data. Enter " " as an expression and click on the OK button. Doing this will force Survey Crafter Professional to include the cells above and to the left of the cell in an exported file or print-out.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.10
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
308332.7.4-4.0.94.0.102011-09-28Web SurveyImprove the online help and documentation for the Web Survey Publish wizard.There is no workaround.
298324.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-09-20Survey DesignerThe Survey Designer window's Survey Explorer toolbar cannot be resized when it is floating.There is no workaround.
288313.4.0-4.0.94.0.102011-09-08Survey DesignerYou can only export all of the rules from the Custom Rules dialog box. This means you cannot export the currently highlighted rules. The same holds for lists in the List Library dialog box, block styles in the Block Styles Library dialog box, expressions in the Expression Library, Batch Report filters in the Batch Report Filters Library dialog box, and text substitution tables in the Text Substitution Table Library dialog box.You can now export all or the currently highlighted rules from the Custom Rules dialog box. The same holds for lists, block styles, expressions, Batch Report filters and text substitution tables.
278303.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-09-02Survey DesignerChange the label on the Cancel button in the Survey Designer window's Find/Replace dialog box from Cancel to Close.There is no workaround.
268293.4.0-4.0.94.0.102011-09-02Online HelpThe online help and user's guide do not have examples of expressions that validate email addresses, date and time entries in open-end questions.There is no workaround.
258282.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-09-01Web SurveySurvey Crafter Professional does not remove leading and trailing spaces in the URL and path entries in the Processing tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box. Having leading or trailing spaces in any of these entries can make the web survey not work.Check for and remove leading and trailing spaces from entries in the Processing tab.
248274.0.4-4.0.94.0.102011-08-27Survey DesignerThere is an intermittent defect in the Survey Designer window that causes one or more question blocks to no longer appear in the window while Survey Crafter Professional continues to list the block(s) in its internal data structures. The impact of this defect is Survey Crafter Professional encounters an error when you try to switch the Survey Designer window's view from one layout mode to another as well as when you try to preview or publish the survey's web files. Until the defect is reproduced and fixed, a workaround is have technical support use an internal routine to restore these blocks. However, when this routine restores more than one block, it restores them in reverse order.After restoring more than one block, move them back to their original order.
238243.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-16VariablesThe Variable Information dialog box accessed from the Variables tab of the Study window, the Edit Survey/Block Variables dialog box and the Data window does not show the question and prompt properties of a variable even when the variable is associated with a question in a survey.There is no workaround.
228264.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-15Batch ReportIf the description of a batch report contains a carriage return character, Survey Crafter Professional cannot print or export the report.Remove the carriage return from the description.
218252.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-15GeneralSurvey Crafter Professional should remove leading and trailing spaces from the descriptions that you enter for analyses, batch reports, filters and surveys.You can remove leading and trailing spaces by editing the descriptions of these items.
208184.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-12GeneralIf your computer runs MS Windows XP, you are running Survey Crafter Professional, you save your study file and the power to the computer is lost or the computer shuts down unexpectedly before you close the file or exit the program, the study file becomes corrupted and you will not be able to open it again.When you have Survey Crafter Professional load or save a study file, the program makes a copy of the file and stores the copy in the operating system's temporary folder. With the help of technical support, you can locate the file, rename it, copy it to a more appropriate folder and open it in Survey Crafter Professional.
198132.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-10Web SurveyIf a web survey's data file is replaced while the survey is ongoing and a respondent is in the middle of taking the survey, upon clicking on the survey's Back or Next buttons, the respondent can see an error page with a message describing how the data file is not compatible with the survey.There is no workaround.
188102.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-10Web SurveyIf a web survey's id file is deleted while the survey is ongoing and the survey is anonymous, the web survey script will assign a unique id of 1 to the next respondent and continue with a 2 for the next, and so on, which could potentially cause previous respondents' answers to be overwritten.If a web survey's id file is deleted, the web survey script now assigns a unique id that is higher than the highest id found in the data file. If you are using a previous version of the web survey script and you delete a web survey's id file while the survey is ongoing, make a copy of the data file and replace it with a new empty one. You can always import multiple data files into Survey Crafter Professional's Data window.
178223.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesThe Cross Tabulation table wizard builds separate cross tabulations for each set of variables selected.The wizard now combines the cross tabulations into one table.
168092.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesThe analysis table and chart wizards use a plain white background for all charts.The wizards now use a blue background with different gradient levels.
158082.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesRegardless of the settings, the analysis table wizards only use vertical bar charts as the corresponding charts for the tables.When you have specified only one calculation or there is only one value scale needed, the wizards will now use horizontal bar charts as the corresponding charts for the tables. Otherwise, the wzards use vertical bar charts in order to use the second Y axis.
148072.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesThe Quantity Variable chart wizard does not allow you to assign the chart's series to the columns of the underlying table when no cross tabulation variable has been selected for the table's columns.There is no workaround.
138062.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesThe analysis table wizards assign the bars in the corresponding bar charts to the charts' Y axes only, even when the values of the bars use different scales such as counts and percentages.The wizards now assign bars that use one scale to the Y axis and bars that use a different scale to the second Y axis.
128052.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesThe online help for the analysis table and chart wizards does not describe "other/unlisted" and how the wizards will display up to 250 unique values for a quantity or literal variable.There is no workaround.
118042.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-09AnalysesThe Cross Tabulation analysis table wizard displays no more than 100 unique values for a quantity or literal variable in the cross tabulation.The wizard will now display up to 250 unique values for a quantity or literal variable in the cross tabulation.
108032.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-08-08AnalysesWhen any calculation other than MEAN is selected in step 2 of the Quantity Variable chart wizard, the wizard generates a title for the chart in step 4 with the wrong calculation.There is no workaround.
98202.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-07-29AnalysesThe analysis table and chart wizards use the same font and font sizes for the legends, titles, footers, axis and data point labels in the generated chart.The wizards now use a smaller font size for the legend and labels to provide more space for the chart.
88213.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-07-27AnalysesIt can take minutes for Survey Crafter Professional to close the window for a medium to large analysis table.Survey Crafter Professional now configures a smaller chart region for analyses built by the table wizards.
78174.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-07-08Batch ReportExporting a medium to large size batch report to one MS Excel workbook can take hours.The routines used by the analsis wizards and batch report for building analysis tables were improved. The impact is faster times building analysis tables and exporting batch reports to one MS Excel workbook.
68193.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-06-24Web SurveyWhen generating a survey's web files, Survey Crafter Professional rewrites and combines the expressions for branching and skipping rules in a way that allows the survey's web survey script to use them. When a survey contains more than a few branching and skipping rules, the resulting expressions can exceed a 64K limit, which causes the program to crash.The routines that rewrite and combine the expressions for branching and skipping rules were optimized. The impact is the resulting expressions are significantly shorter.
58164.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-05-09Survey DesignerIt is possible to specify more "other" prompts than prompts for a question in the Survey Designer window's Question Block Wizard dialog box. Having more "other" prompts than prompts can cause Survey Crafter Professional to crash when it checks the data in the Data window.Change the number of "other" prompts to be the same or fewer than the number of prompts in the Question Block Wizard dialog box.
48152.7.0-4.0.94.0.102011-04-26AnalysesSurvey Crafter Professional can take hours to calculate a medium to large size analysis table. It sometimes also stops with an out-of-memory error.Survey Crafter Professional's optimization routines were improved and the program now subdivides the work into task sets. The impact of these changes are fewer temporary variables created by its optimization routines which reduces the likelihood of the out-of-memory errors and overall faster calculation times.
38024.0.0-4.0.94.0.102011-02-18Batch ReportIn a batch report, the ranking summary table that Survey Crafter Professional automatically generates for you in a Basic Analysis always shows count and row percentage calculations regardless of the settings on the Cross Tabulation tabs of the Batch Report Design Item and Print/Export Batch Report dialog boxes.There is no workaround.
28002.7.0-4.0.94.0.102010-11-17Web SurveyWhen you have configured your web survey to use SENDMAIL, the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script sends an empty date for the DATE parameter when the FROM parameter has information and the DATE parameter does not.There is no workaround.
18012.7.0-4.0.94.0.102010-08-04GeneralWhen Survey Crafter Professional compacts study file, it does not remove all of the unused and temporary areas in the file. When Survey Crafter Professional calculates large analysis tables it can stop with an out-of-memory error due to not being able to allocate more space in the study file.If Survey Crafter Professional stops calculating an analysis table or batch report and shows an out-of-memory error message, if you are using the latest version, have Survey Crafter Professional compact the study file and try again. Otherwise, if you are using version 4.0.9 or earlier, send your study file to technical support to have it compacted for you.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.9
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
477992.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-29Study WindowAdd a Delete button to the Surveys, Analyses and Variables tabs of the Study window.There is no workaround.
467982.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-29Study WindowAdd a Copy button to the Surveys tab of the Study window.There is no workaround.
457972.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-29Study WindowAdd a number column to the lists on the Surveys, Analyses and Variables tabs of the Study window.There is no workaround.
447962.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-29GeneralAdd a copy variable feature to the Variables tab of the Study window, the Data window and the Survey Designer window's Survey Explorer toolbar.There is no workaround.
432892.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-29Study WindowList the study's variables in the Variables tab of the Study window in the order used by the survey(s) in the study.There is no workaround.
427942.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-29Study WindowAllow right-clicking on items listed in the Surveys, Analyses and Variables tabs of the Study window.There is no workaround.
417933.5.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-19GeneralCombine category, quantity and literal variable groups into one study variables group in the Expression Builder dialog box.There is no workaround.
407913.5.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-16GeneralClicking on the Expression Builder or Expression Library buttons on dialog boxes with an expression box should not take the focus away from the expression box. Instead, Survey Crafter Professional should highlight the expression in the expression box when finished with the Expression Builder or Expression Library.There is no workaround.
397904.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-04-16Batch ReportsClicking on the Expression Builder button on the Batch Report Filter Condition - Edit dialog box when an Expression Library expression is highlighted shows the library expression in the Expression Builder rather than the current expression.Click on the Cancel button on the dialog box, return to the dialog box and avoid clicking on the expression in the Expression Library list.
387893.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-26Web SurveysOn many of the newer versions of the major browsers, the font and font size inside the boxes used for open-end, quantity, ranking, constant sum and all-that-apply questions are different than the font and font size that surround the controls.Insert stylesheet commands in the generated HTML file to tell the browser to have the textarea, text and list controls use the current font and font size. For more information, ask technical support.
377882.7.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-26Web SurveysImprove the note at the bottom of the page on each preview version of a web survey.There is no workaround.
367873.5.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-17Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional does not allow you to change the text substitution table associated with an open-end question block when there is a second copy of the block in another survey.Delete the copy(ies) of the question block, change the text substitution table associated with the question block and copy the block to the other survey(s).
357863.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-17Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional allows you to change the category prompts of a variable associated with a question block in a survey. Upon revisiting the variable's definition dialog box, Survey Crafter Professional synchronizes the variable's category prompts, undoing the changes you made. Instead, Survey Crafter Professional should prevent you from changing a variable's category prompts when the variable is associated with a question block in a survey.There is no workaround.
347853.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-15Web SurveysImprove the default error and warning messages for multiple question blocks.You can override the default error and warning messages using a custom configuration commands rule. For more information, ask technical support.
337843.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-15Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional does not automatically synchronize a quantity variable's scale labels with the changes you make in the Survey Designer window when there is a copy of the variable's associated question block in another survey.Delete the copy(ies) of the question block, make changes to the original question block and then copy the question block to the other survey(s).
327833.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-03-15Survey DesignerThe optional variable information displayed immediately below each block does not include rating question block variables' scale labels and values.There is no workaround.
317813.5.0-4.0.84.0.92010-02-09Web SurveysWhen you configure a web survey to have Survey Crafter Professional's web survey script clear answers to skipped questions, the script clears answers to questions on pages that are seen but not to answers to questions on pages that are not seen. Answers to questions that are supposed to have been skipped are marked "unexpected" in Survey Crafter Professional's Data window.There is no workaround.
307803.5.0-4.0.84.0.92010-02-09Web SurveysWhen used in a web survey, expression language functions IS_MISSING and IS_VALID consider "No Reply" answers to closed-end and rating questions as valid instead of missing.Rewrite an expression such as IS_MISSING(VarName) to VarName=NR OR VarName=NV or IS_VALID(VarName) to VarName<>NR AND VarName<>NV when the expression will be used in a web survey.
297823.5.0-4.0.84.0.92010-02-04GeneralWhen used in Survey Crafter Professional, expression language function LIST_SIZE does not count the last element in a list when the list ends with a separator character.There is no workaround.
287783.0.0-4.0.84.0.92010-02-01Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional can crash when publishing or previewing a web survey when there is a regular table cell nested inside a question block cell.Delete the table inside the block cell and put the contents of the table directly in the cell of the block.
277793.4.0-4.0.84.0.92010-01-29Survey DesignerIn the Survey Designer window, when blocks are copied and pasted from one part of a survey to another or to another survey, the custom rules associated with the copied blocks are not copied and adjusted to work with the new blocks.Use the Custom Rules dialog box to create copies of the rules and adjust the condition expressions they use.
267674.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-12-17GeneralUpgrade the control used to display the records in the Data window as well as lists throughout Survey Crafter Professional.There is no workaround.
257723.5.0-4.0.84.0.92009-12-16Context-Sensitive HelpSeveral online help topics including the one for the expression language function FORMAT_LOCAL_TIME have incorrect letters in the bulleted list in the examples section.There is no workaround.
247713.5.0-4.0.84.0.92009-12-15Data WindowThe built-in rules that require answers to a multiple all-that-apply question block do not work correctly when the generated HTML for the web version of the survey is customized to automatically hide questions in the block.There is no workaround.
237754.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-12-03Batch ReportsThe maximum length of 250 characters for row and column headings in a Basic Analysis Batch Report is too low. Increase the maximum length of the headings to 16,000 characters for printing and exporting to HTML and 4,000 characters for exporting to MS Excel 97 workbook files.There is no workaround.
227733.4.0-4.0.84.0.92009-12-03Data WindowWhen right-clicking on a column in the Data window and choosing Custom Rules from the pop-up menu, the Custom Rules dialog box should show the custom rules associated with the column variable's associated question block.Click on the Rule Group drop down on the Custom Rules dialog box and choose the question block that the column variable is associated with.
217764.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-12-02Batch ReportsIn a Basic Analysis Batch Report, "No Reply" prompts should be included in the cross tabulation columns. In addition, cross tabulation columns that represent categories or ratings that have no data in an analysis should not be displayed.There is no workaround.
207704.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-11-23Batch ReportsIn a Basic Analysis Batch Report, when a variable that has just one value is used as a cross tabulation variable, the resulting analysis does not include the variable in the cross tabulation.There is no workaround.
197694.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-11-23Data WindowThe variables associated with an all-that-apply question block are not cleaned correctly in the Data window when an answer to the all-that-apply question is not required and the question does not include any exclusive prompts.There is no workaround.
187653.5.0-4.0.84.0.92009-11-19Web SurveysThe feature in the Navigation tab of Survey Crafter Professional's Web Survey Setup dialog box that prevents the respondent's browser's Back button from going back in the survey does not work reliably on the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Opera.There is no workaround.
177682.7.0-4.0.84.0.92009-11-17GeneralWhen compacting a study file, Survey Crafter Professional should compact the study file's internal database.There is no workaround.
167624.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-11-04Data WindowOnce a column in the Data window has been resized, Survey Crafter Professional will only delete one record at a time.There is no workaround.
157643.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-10-16Web SurveysImprove the security in the Survey Crafter Professional web survey script.There is no workaround.
147664.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-09-05Batch ReportsReorganize the contents of the Basic Analysis Batch Report analysis tables to make them easier to read.There is no workaround.
137634.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-09-05Batch ReportsAn analysis table for a Basic Analysis Batch Report should not include a cross tabulation column when there is no data for it.There is no workaround.
127743.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-08-05Web SurveysThe find button on the Template tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box should open to the folder specified in the HTML Template file path box.There is no workaround.
117574.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-07-23Batch ReportsAnalysis tables that have names that start with a "0" are not accessed correctly if included in a batch report.Change the name of the analysis table(s) to start with a letter.
107543.5.0-4.0.84.0.92009-07-17Web SurveysIn the Navigation tab of Survey Crafter Professional's Web Survey Setup dialog box, when the option to clear answers to disabled questions is not selected, questions that are disabled in a web survey are not cleared but they're not saved either.There is no workaround.
97533.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-06-16InterviewerIn the built-in Interviewer, the up, down, left and right arrow keys can move the cursor to unexpected controls. For example, when radio buttons are not exactly lined up in a row, the right and left arrow keys move the cursor down or up instead of left or right.There is no workaround.
87524.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-05-13Survey DesignerThe Question Block Wizard allows the error message for an exclusive prompt to be empty.There is no workaround.
77503.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-05-13Web SurveysThe error message that asks respondents to click on the next/submit button always names the button according to the final submit button setting in the Navigation tab of the Web Survey Setup dialog box. Instead, the tab's Next button setting should be used in this error message for all but the last page of the survey.For all but the last HTML page of your web survey, change the value property of the R_EnterKeyDoesNotSubmit hidden input field to use the label of the survey's Next button.
67494.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-05-07Web SurveysThe JavaScript function date.getYear() returns a 4-digit year instead of a 2-digit year for JavaScript versions 1.3 and 1.8. Version 1.3 is used by Internet Explorer 8 and version 1.8 is used by Firefox 3.0.x. The impact is unexpected results in expressions using the FORMAT_LOCALTIME and LOCALTIME_PART expression language functions in custom rules for your web survey.There is no workaround.
57484.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-04-23Batch ReportsBatch report charts are exported to HTML as JPEG files using the .JPG filename extension whereas charts exported for MS Excel/JPEG files use the .jpg filename extension. When both HTML and MS Excel/JPEG options are selected, the charts are exported using the .jpg filename extension and the generated HTML files expect the filename extensions to be .JPG.Export batch reports that contain charts to HTML and MS Excel/JPEG files separately.
47514.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-04-23Batch ReportsBatch reports show analysis charts in one size only. The reports should use the size set in the Web Analysis Setup dialog box.There is no workaround.
37464.0.0-4.0.84.0.92009-03-17Context-Sensitive HelpContext-sensitive help topics for expression language functions ABS, CEIL, FLOOR, RAND and ROUND are not accessible via the Info button on the Expression Builder dialog box.In the Expression Builder dialog box, click on another expression language function such as PERCENTAGE, click on the Info button and then use the index or find feature in the help system to find the help topics for ABS, CEIL, FLOOR, RAND or ROUND.
27472.7-4.084.0.92009-03-16GeneralSurvey Crafter Professional should display a warning message when saving a study file that was last saved by a previous version of the software.There is no workaround.
17583.4.0-4.0.84.0.92008-12-08Data WindowCustom skip logic rules are not taken into account when Survey Crafter Professional cleans the data in the Data window. For example, if a question block is configured to require an answer but the question was skipped because of a custom rule, the Data window will show a non-answer to the question as "unexpected."There is no workaround.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.8
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
37454.0.0-4.0.74.0.82008-07-01InterviewerSurvey Crafter Professional has a feature that has the program automatically move newly entered records from the built-in Interviewer into the program's Data window and then save the study file. After closing the Interviewer, if you do not save the study file again before exiting the program, extra information remains in the study file, causing the study file to increase in size. After repeating this many times, eventually, the study file becomes large enough that Survey Crafter Professional fails to save the study file.Make a change to your study after closing the built-in Interviewer and then save the study file.
27443.4.0-4.0.74.0.82008-06-30Survey DesignerWhen Survey Crafter Professional publishes your survey's web files or initializes the built-in Interviewer, it reorganizes the expressions from your survey's branching and skipping rules, building new expressions in order to make it possible to enable and disable question blocks and to skip pages. When there are more than a few branching rules, depending on how the rules relate to each other, Survey Crafter Professional can build expressions that are too long for it to handle, causing it to crash.Change some or all of your branching rules to skip question block or skip page rules. Contact Survey Crafter technical support for help.
17434.0.0-4.0.74.0.82008-05-30Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional does not consider the study file modified when you enable or disable a custom rule via the pop-up menu on the Survey Explorer toolbar.There is no workaround.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.7
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
57424.0.0-4.0.64.0.72008-05-16Web SurveysWhen a web survey is configured to have its respondents uniquely identified and to also only allow respondents already in the data file to complete the survey, the web survey script can in certain situations create an index file that only has the unique ids and not the variables used to uniquely identify the respondents. When the index file only contains unique ids, the web survey script will not allow anyone to complete the survey.Turn off the index feature using a custom configuration command rule. For more information, contact Survey Crafter technical support.
47414.0.0-4.0.64.0.72008-05-09StudySurvey Crafter Professional's File/Save feature can fail when the study file is large.Try saving your study using File/Save As.
37403.5.0-4.0.64.0.72008-05-08Web SurveysWhen a survey is on the Web, imported variable survey fields show digits such as 0, 1, etc. in place of special characters such as the comma character.There is no workaround.
27394.0.0-4.0.64.0.72008-04-18Batch ReportsThe Custom Script Batch Report Design Item does not support imposing a different row filter on each row in the frequency section of a Basic Analysis table.There is no workaround.
17384.0.0-4.0.64.0.72008-04-15Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional stops looking for survey fields when it encounters an incomplete one. The impact of this is the Survey Designer window's Survey Explorer toolbar can show an incomplete list of survey fields. In addition, when a survey is published to the Web, survey fields after an incomplete one are ignored in the web survey.Delete the first survey field that is not listed and then insert a new one in its place. If this does not fix the problem, contact Survey Crafter technical support.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.6
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
87372.7.3-4.0.54.0.62008-03-31AnalysesThe printed version of an analysis table that has one or more embedded objects will not include the embedded objects if they are outside the area that contains the calculated values and there are also cells outside the calculated area that have been formatted.Add a calculated value to a cell above, below, to the left or to the right of the embedded objects. This forces Survey Crafter Professional to include the embedded object in the printed version of the analysis table.
77362.7.3-4.0.54.0.62008-03-31AnalysesCharts that are embedded in an analysis table automatically reset to the default format settings when their source cells in the table change to #Update, #Error or NV.There is no workaround.
67353.0.10-4.0.54.0.62008-03-18InterviewerIf formatting changes are made to a question block in the Print or Web Layout modes of the Survey Designer window and the Interviewer Layout mode is not revisited, Survey Crafter Professional may keep the format settings of the Interviewer Layout mode when it should not when the survey is displayed in the built-in Interviewer.Switch the Layout mode of the Survey Designer window to Interviewer Layout mode before displaying your survey in the built-in Interviewer. You can switch the layout mode back to Print or Web Layout mode if you want.
57344.0.0-4.0.54.0.62008-03-18Data WindowSurvey Crafter Professional crashes when both the Survey Designer and the Data window are open and a change is made in the Survey Designer window that causes Survey Crafter Professional to delete a variable. For example, changing a question block from "For 1 All-That-Apply Question" to "For 1 Closed-End Question".Keep the Data window closed while making changes to your survey in the Survey Designer window.
47334.0.0-4.0.54.0.62008-03-16Batch ReportsEmbedded objects in analysis tables do not appear in the printed batch report.There is no workaround.
37324.0.0-4.0.54.0.62008-03-15Survey DesignerQuestion blocks inserted from the question library contain no default values for new question block options such as row and column size of other (please specify) boxes and automatic numbering of questions inside a multi-question question block.Let's say you have inserted a question block from the question library and you have selected a layout for the block that includes one or more other (please specify) prompts. Double-click on the question block and set the values for the row and column size of the other (please specify) box in the Other tab to non-zero values.
27312.7.4-4.0.54.0.62008-03-04Web SurveysAdd the ability to turn off a web survey's page branching and skipping, requirement and custom validation rules. To turn off a web survey's page branching and skipping, requirement and custom validation rules, add &G_SYS_ApplyRule=No to the long link to the survey.There is no workaround.
17304.0.0-4.0.54.0.62008-02-27Batch ReportsSurvey Crafter Professional fails to print or export the table that shows the items that have the highest ranking in the summary of rankings for ranking questions tables.Obtain a custom script from technical support.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.5
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
87034.0.0-4.0.44.0.52008-01-16Batch ReportsWhen trying to delete a variable or a filter referenced in the Batch Report Print/Export dialog box, Survey Crafter Professional incorrectly reports the item being used by a design item of the batch report.There is no workaround.
77074.0.0-4.0.44.0.52008-01-15Batch ReportsThe Batch Report Designer window does not show information about the filter(s) employed by the design items.There is no workaround.
67044.0.0-4.0.44.0.52008-01-15Batch ReportsThe Del key does not delete the highlighted filters in the Filters tab of the Batch Report Design Item, Batch Report Print/Export dialog box or Batch Report Filters Library dialog boxes.Click on the Remove or Delete buttons to delete or remove the highlighted filter(s).
57254.0.0-4.0.44.0.52008-01-14Batch ReportsWhen employing a Repeat Variable Values filter, Survey Crafter Professional adds only the values of the variables and not the associated description, question and/or prompt text to the titles of the design item's tables and charts.Create and employ a filter of type Simple Condition Expression having an expression of TRUE and the title addition you would have liked the Repeat Variable Values filter to have had.
47272.7.5-4.0.44.0.52008-01-11AnalysesSpreadsheet rows are not automatically resized to fit new or changed data when an analysis table built by the Individual Responses analysis wizard is updated.Click on the top left corner of the analysis table, click on the Format menu, Row and then on Auto Size Selection.
37242.7.5-4.0.44.0.52008-01-11AnalysesExporting an analysis table built by the Individual Responses analysis wizard to an HTML file yields a larger-than-necessary file.There is no workaround.
27234.0.0-4.0.44.0.52008-01-11Web SurveysIf a web survey is configured to uniquely identify respondents and the survey is accessed without the information needed to uniquely identify the respondent, the web survey script creates an index file without the variables used to uniquely identify respondents.There is no workaround.
17224.0.0-4.0.44.0.52008-01-11Batch ReportsAdd the ability to use a $FILTER macro in condition expressions in the Condition tab of the Batch Report Design Item dialog box. This allows you to use not only the current table/chart's filter but also additional criteria for including a design item's table or chart in the printed and/or exported report.There is no workaround.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.4
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
77204.0.0-4.0.34.0.42007-12-14Batch ReportsAfter closing the Batch Report Designer window, Survey Crafter Professional only remembers the first line of the HTML template file in the HTML Setup tab of the Batch Report Print/Export dialog box.There is no workaround.
67134.0.0-4.0.34.0.42007-12-14Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional crashes intermittently when the Survey Designer window is opening and the survey contains duplicate targets or bookmarks.There is no workaround.
57194.0.0-4.0.34.0.42007-12-13Analysis WindowCopying an analysis table cell to the clipboard and then copying text from a text box intermittently causes Survey Crafter Professional to crash.There is no workaround.
47184.0.0-4.0.34.0.42007-12-11Survey DesignerWould like to be able to quickly expand or collapse all nodes in the Survey Designer window's Survey Explorer toolbar.Click on the plus or minus sign to the left of each node to expand or collapse the node.
37153.0.10-4.0.34.0.42007-12-06Survey DesignerSurvey Crafter Professional does not update the block number in the number area when there is a carriage return immediately before the number in the numbering area of the block.Double-click on the question block, turn off automatic numbering, click on the Finish button, remove the carriage return(s) before the number, double-click on the block again, turn automatic numbering back on and click on the Finish button.
27174.0.0-4.0.34.0.42007-12-05Batch ReportsBefore the printing and exporting begins, a progress bar appears for each custom branching and skipping rule in the study's surveys.There is no workaround.
17164.0.0-4.0.34.0.42007-12-05Batch ReportsThe cross tabulation part of additional mean summary and top 2 box analysis tables for "Basic Analysis" design items always shows row percentage calculations instead of using the type of percentage calculations specified for cross tabulation variables.There is no workaround.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.3
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
17124.0.0-4.0.24.0.32007-11-14Batch ReportsThe batch report uses only the first survey's skip logic rules to automatically filter Basic Analysis tables. If you only have one survey that has skip logic in your study file, you will not encounter this defect.Create a separate batch report for the second or third, etc. surveys.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.2
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
27114.0.0-4.0.14.0.22007-10-22Question Block WizardIn the Questions tab of the Question Block Wizard dialog box, even when the check box labeled "Number the questions" is cleared or the check box labeled "automatically, using" is cleared, when a zero or other invalid number is in the "starting with" box, Survey Crafter Professional prevents you from finishing the dialog box, displaying the error message "Please enter an integer between 1 and 9744."1) Click on to select the check box labeled "Number the questions".
2) Click on to select the check box labeled "automatically, using".
3) Change the starting with number to a 1 or other valid number.
4) Restore the check boxes.
17104.0.0-4.0.14.0.22007-10-22StudySurvey Crafter Professional crashes immediately after saving a new study.Start Survey Crafter Professional again and open the study file. No information is lost.
Issues resolved in Survey Crafter Professional 4.0.1
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
16964.0.04.0.12007-10-16Batch ReportsBatch report repeat variable filters that use literal variables distinguish between upper and lower case letters when they should not.There is no workaround.

Issues resolved in patched versions of Survey Crafter Professional 3.5
No. Issue ID Affected Versions Patch Version Date Fixed Area Description Workaround (if you don't upgrade) / Notes
136952.7.0-3.5.33.5.42007-09-12Data window, Analysis windowDue to a defect in the localization routines in Microsoft Windows Vista®, quantitative data is not recognized correctly by Survey Crafter Professional in the Data window and in the calculations. This causes quantitative calculations to appear as 0s or NVs (No Values).There is no workaround.
126383.5.0-3.5.23.5.32005-08-15Web SurveysClosed-end and rating questions that have only one prompt and use a radio button for the prompt are not automatically disabled by the respondent's web browser when the question should be skipped.Use page skipping instead of question skipping rules for closed-end and rating questions that have only one prompt and use a radio button for the prompt.
116373.0.10-3.5.13.5.22005-07-27Built-in InterviewerWhen a question block straddles a soft page break in the Print Layout mode of the Survey Designer window, the built-in Interviewer sometimes draws the question block's borders incorrectly.Insert carriage returns or a page break before the question block in the Survey Designer window.
106363.5.0-3.5.13.5.22005-07-27Built-in InterviewerUnder the following conditions, the built-in Interviewer resets all of the responses on the first page of a multi-page survey to NV (no value):
1) The Interviewer is configured to automatically clear answers to skipped questions.
2) There is at least one custom branching and skipping rule assigned to a question block on the first page.
3) At least one of the custom skipping and branching rules is causing one or more question blocks to be skipped on the first page.
4) The Finish & New button is clicked on any page that follows the first page.
Clear the check box labeled "Automatically Clear Answers to Skipped Questions" on the "Display" tab of the "Interviewer Options" dialog box.
96353.0.10-3.5.03.5.22005-07-20Survey DesignerWhen the Survey Designer window is configured to show the definition of the variables associated with the question blocks, it fails to update the displayed codes for category variables when the codes are changed manually.There is no workaround.
86343.5.0-3.5.13.5.22005-07-20Web SurveysCustom branching and skipping rules having expressions that use the <> operator to compare a category variable to a category value are incorrectly translated to use the = operator in the web survey's generated JavaScript.Avoid using the <> operator to compare a category variable to a category values in expressions for custom branching and skipping rules.
76333.5.03.5.12005-07-10Survey DesignerThe "Rule Group" drop down in the Custom Rules dialog box does not show question blocks in the order that the blocks appear in the survey.There is no workaround.
66323.4.0-3.5.03.5.12005-07-09Web SurveysA carriage return character in the error or warning message of a custom validation rules cause the rules to not function correctly when the survey is on the Web.Remove all carriage return characters from the error and warning messages of your custom validation rules.
51723.0.10-3.5.03.5.12005-07-08Built-in InterviewerOn Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP, you can click on other parts of the program when the built-in Interviewer is active.Survey Crafter Professional no longer displays a progress bar while loading a page for the built-in Interviewer.
46313.5.03.5.12005-07-07Survey DesignerWhen a question block straddles a soft page break in the Print Layout mode of the Survey Designer window, you cannot move the cursor to any of the cells in the first row of the question block.Insert carriage returns or a page break before the question block in the Survey Designer window.
33953.0.10-3.5.03.5.12005-07-06Survey DesignerThe Question Block wizard allows you to choose a block layout that uses a drop down, single or multiple selection list without having you choose a list.Always use a list when you choose a block layout that does not provide a place for you to type the prompts.
26302.7.3-3.5.03.5.12005-07-02Data WindowDrop downs for category variables show a maximum of 6 options.Drop downs for category variables now show a maximum of 20 options.
16293.5.03.5.12005-07-02Built-in InterviewerWhen the Data window automatically scrolls to show new records added by the built-in Interviewer, some of the rows leading up to the new rows are blank.Use the vertical scroll bar to scroll the Data window up or down.

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