SharePoint Custom Survey Views - Technology tips

Saturday, April 5, 2014

SharePoint Custom Survey Views

If you come across with customized views in SharePoint so they can help you to design different views for users to view SharePoint data differently.
But when it comes to survey and that survey should be like SharePoint custom survey views so you probably face some difficulty in that because as standard functionality you won’t be able to find survey views in the specified section as you find it standard list.
How you can customize the survey as different view. This means that you probably want to display survey data differently to your users.
Here are simple to procedure if you follow so you can customize survey views for your users in SharePoint. We have designed these views in SharePoint 2007.

Procedure for SharePoint Custom Survey Views:

Procedure is very simple and straight forward to create a custom view for SharePoint survey list as mention  given below.

How to find Survey List ID:
First step to know the survey List id, and to get the survey list id is simple there are different ways to do that what we have done was that – just inside the survey tap Action menu and tap View RSS Feed, if you look at the URL you will find Survey ID similar to the following.
Here is sample survey list id:
List=%7BF5348760%2D133A%2D400B%2D81CE%2D9ED16FD81C3E%7D





How to display customize column for survey views:
Second thing you need to change the URL as the following with the list ID, just add the question mark as mention in the example below and past your survey id after that. So final url would similar to the following:

http : //sharepointURLwithport/_layouts/ViewType.aspx? List=%7BF5348760%2D133A%2D400B%2D81CE%2D9ED16FD81C3E%7D

Then you will see the screen will change to SharePoint customize survey view . From there you can select other fields to be added in your custom survey views like group by so users can view survey as group by and as other fields.
You need to enter name of the custom views survey in this step.

I hope this has resolved your issue related to custom survey list according to your need please let us know if you need any help from us.


3 comments:

Anonymous said...

It worked thanks!! But how do I delete a PERSONAL view once its been created? Its not even showing in SharePoint designer?!

tracyace said...

Ever figure out how to delete a personal view? I'm having the same issue.

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