Template options

From LimeSurvey Manual

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Install Limesurvey 3.0+ to get access to the template options feature.


The template options feature has been added once with the launch of LimeSurvey 3.0. It offers a set of various tools that allows you to quickly and easily change the templates-related settings of your survey.

Template options panel

Once you access this panel from the settings menu, you get access to the simple and advanced options (see the toolbar).

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Simple options

The Inherit everything option lets you decide whether you want the survey group to inherit everything or not from the parent survey group theme.

If you do not want this to happen, select "No". Then, the following options will be displayed:

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Bootswatch themes can be used to quickly edit your templates. Basically, bootswatch is a collection of themed swatches which can be freely downloaded and dropped into your Bootstrap site. Some of these themes are already included into your LimeSurvey installation and they can be selected from the Bootswatch theme drop-down list.

Help.png Bootstrap is a free and open-source front-end web framework for designing websites and web applications. For more details, check the following wiki.
Help.png Bootswatch enables users to easily try new looks without investing too much time or energy. For more information on bootswatch themes, check the following link.

Advanced options

If you want to tweak more the survey group template options, click on the advanced option tab (recommended only for the advanced users):

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