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=General=
*[[Manage user groups]]
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To administrate your LimeSurvey installation, click the '''Configuration''' button located in the top toolbar of the home page:
*[[Label sets]]
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*[[The template editor]]
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*[[Localisation]]
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<center>[[File:Configuration dialog.png]]</center>
*[[Survey Status Screen]]
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*[[Central participants database]]
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The menu contains three tabs: [[Administering LimeSurvey#Settings tab|settings]], [[Administering LimeSurvey#Users tab|users]], and [[Administering LimeSurvey#Advanced tab|advanced]].
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=Settings tab=
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This tab contains five options which can be used to customize your LimeSurvey installation:
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<center>[[File:Settings tab configuration.png]]</center>
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*[[Home page settings|Home page settings]]
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*[[Global settings|Global settings]]
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*[[Plugin manager|Plugin manager]]
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*[[Menu configuration|Menu configuration]]
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*[[Menu entries configuration|Menu entries configuration]]
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{{Box|You can also customize your LimeSurvey installation from config.php. For more details, read our wiki on [[Optional settings|LimeSurvey optional settings]].}}
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=Users tab=
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The '''Users tab''' contains options related to user and participant management. You have the ability to offer different [[Manage users#Grant survey permissions to a user|survey]] and/or [[Manage users#Set global permissions for a user|global permissions]] to your employees/helpers by creating different [[Manage user groups|user groups]]. Creating user groups makes managing users with different permissions easier.  The [[Central Participant Database|central participant database (CPDB)]] contains survey participants who are allocated to more than one survey and/or are shared with other LimeSurvey survey administrators.
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Three options are located under the '''Users tab''':
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<center>[[File:Users tab configuration.png]]</center>
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*[[Manage users|Manage survey administrators]]
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*[[Manage user groups|Create/edit user groups]]
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*[[Central Participant Database|Central participant database]]
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=Advanced tab=
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Under this tab you will find options that are neither users- nor settings-related. The '''Advanced tab''' contains functionalities that you can use to enhance your survey or your LimeSurvey installation:
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<center>[[File:Advanced_tab_configuration.png]]</center>
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*[[Theme editor|Theme editor]] (was ''Template editor'')
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*[[Label sets|Manage label sets]]
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*[[Check data integrity|Check data integrity]]
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*[[Backup entire database|Backup entire database]]
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*[[ComfortUpdate|ComfortUpdate]]

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General

To administrate your LimeSurvey installation, click the Configuration button located in the top toolbar of the home page:


Configuration dialog.png


The menu contains three tabs: settings, users, and advanced.

Settings tab

This tab contains five options which can be used to customize your LimeSurvey installation:


Settings tab configuration.png


You can also customize your LimeSurvey installation from config.php. For more details, read our wiki on LimeSurvey optional settings.


Users tab

The Users tab contains options related to user and participant management. You have the ability to offer different survey and/or global permissions to your employees/helpers by creating different user groups. Creating user groups makes managing users with different permissions easier. The central participant database (CPDB) contains survey participants who are allocated to more than one survey and/or are shared with other LimeSurvey survey administrators. Three options are located under the Users tab:


Users tab configuration.png


Advanced tab

Under this tab you will find options that are neither users- nor settings-related. The Advanced tab contains functionalities that you can use to enhance your survey or your LimeSurvey installation:


Advanced tab configuration.png