Multiple Survey123 forms linked to the same feature service?

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04-11-2019 06:02 AM
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In this use case, we would like to have two web forms that populate fields in the same feature service:

Form 1: Users can submit records for a few simple fields (shared publicly).

Form 2: Allow users to fill out all fields in the feature service (shared privately with a group).

Ideally, form 2 would allow users to search for records submitted in form 1 and update the record with more detailed information from within the web form (not mobile/desktop app/web map).

Is this possible?

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Anneka France
GIS Analyst at The Rivers Trust
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Hi Anneka,

Yes this is possible, you can have as many surveys as you like pointing to the same feature service. Each survey can have different fields/questions that are used and be shared differently to different groups.

You can find more information here: https://doc.arcgis.com/en/survey123/desktop/create-surveys/survey123withexistingfeatureservices.htm#...

Basically you need to set the submission_url on the settings page to point to the same feature service once you have created the first survey and got the itemid of that feature service.

Phil.

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Hi Anneka,

Yes this is possible, you can have as many surveys as you like pointing to the same feature service. Each survey can have different fields/questions that are used and be shared differently to different groups.

You can find more information here: https://doc.arcgis.com/en/survey123/desktop/create-surveys/survey123withexistingfeatureservices.htm#...

Basically you need to set the submission_url on the settings page to point to the same feature service once you have created the first survey and got the itemid of that feature service.

Phil.

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Hi Philip Wilson‌,
I am in a similar situation where I have multiple forms pointing to the same feature service. However, when I try and share each form to different groups (or in some cases, to no groups at all for ones still in development) on the survey123 website, the group sharing settings overwrite on all the forms linked to the same feature service. How can we change group sharing for different forms whilst maintaining the connection to the same feature service?

Many thanks,
Rob

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Hi Rob,

In this case I believe you will need to make the changes to the permissions on the feature service, forms and views in ArcGIS Online for each item. the problem is that you want different permissions and they are sharing the same underlying feature service, so if you change it via Survey123 website, it does not know that other forms are currently also using it, so last in wins.

Regards,

Phil.

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Hi Phil,

Thank you for your quick response and suggestion. I will give that a go. 

Rob