What's new in Survey123

Features have been added to Survey123 progressively. This topic lists the features that were added at the release stages this year. For a list of all updates made to Survey123, see the What's new archive.

Update April 19, 2022

This update includes changes to Survey123 Connect, Survey123, and the Survey123 website.

Survey123 Connect (version 3.14.274)

Bulgarian language support has been added.

Survey123 field app (3.14.255)

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • Bulgarian language support has been added.
  • Relevant and calculate expressions that remove a value now update the feature layer as expected.
  • Leading zeros are no longer removed from values when submitting through the Inbox.
  • Added ability to connect to GNSS receivers with output baud rates other than 4800.
  • Fixed a bug causing MP4 attachments to be uploaded as the incorrect content type.
  • Fixed a bug causing relevant expressions based on previous questions with default values to not populate as expected.
  • Integer choice labels in select_one_from_file questions will now display when loaded from the Inbox.
  • Fixed a bug causing select_one questions with autocomplete appearance to not display correctly when a default is applied.
  • Fixed a bug causing select_one questions with autocomplete appearance in repeats to display choice names rather than choice labels when navigating between repeat records.
  • Fixed a bug causing select_one questions with autocomplete appearance in repeats to only populate a default in the first repeat.
  • Fixed a bug in which users were unable to download public surveys with anonymous access disabled if saved on ArcGIS Enterprise.
  • On Android, fixed a bug causing images collected with Spike to not display correctly.

Survey123 website

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • Bulgarian language support has been added.
  • Reports now support the statistic types range, first, last, and median, as well as unique values and counts of unique values.
  • A confirm button has been added when responding to Map questions on a mobile device.
  • Fixed a bug causing filtering of select one questions to display blank drop-down entries.
  • Fixed a bug that caused image questions to not enforce the count-selected constraint if the survey title contains uppercase characters.
  • Fixed a bug in report templates in which statistics derived from fields in nested repeats will produce unexpected results if the survey record has no repeat records.
  • Fixed certain error messages not fitting within the dialog box.

Update March 22, 2022

This update includes changes to Survey123 Connect, Survey123, and the Survey123 website.

Survey123 Connect (version 3.14.261)

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • On the Contrast Ratio dialog box, the decimal separator is now displayed according to the system locale.

Survey123 field app (3.14.242)

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • Geopoint questions now support the press-to-locate appearance.
  • An existing survey will now be opened when referenced by a URL parameter.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Inbox from refreshing when opening a survey using URL parameters.
  • Fixed a bug that caused URL parameters that make a question relevant to fail to display the correct value.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the group expand and collapse indicators to fail to appear when editing existing surveys.
  • Webhooks will now be triggered when editing and adding an image to a record.
  • On Android, numbers are no longer truncated when using input masks.

Survey123 website

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • In the web designer, the Hide from survey option is now available for Single Choice and Dropdown questions.
  • In the web designer, the Do not submit the answer option is now available for Address questions.
  • The hide URL parameter now supports the leaveDialog property, preventing the warning message when leaving the web page with unsent data.
  • Report templates now support composing the where clause dynamically by concatenating other attribute values.
  • Fixed a bug causing filtering survey results based on a select multiple question to not load the choices.
  • Fixed a bug preventing layer IDs from being preserved in stakeholder view.
  • Fixed a bug causing question validation to not be honored if an initial geometry was recorded before publishing.
  • Fixed a bug causing survey sharing to fail if a survey published from Survey123 Connect with a tile package from a custom basemap.
  • On Android, fixed a bug causing opening a survey by scanning a QR code to fail.
  • On iOS, fixed a bug causing read-only date and time questions to be editable.

Update February 22, 2022

This update includes changes to Survey123 Connect, Survey123, and the Survey123 website.

Survey123 Connect (version 3.14.256)

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • The new calculationMode parameter allows for configuring when calculations are triggered.
  • Custom drawing tool palettes for draw and annotate questions can now be added.
  • The Media tab in a survey allows for viewing and opening files in the media folder.
  • Updated capabilities of feature layers created when publishing a survey.
  • Draft surveys no longer appear in the My Surveys or My Organization lists.
  • When empty values in repeats are passed to a JavaScript function, undefined values are now distinguished from null values.
  • Bezel previews have been updated.
  • Fixed a bug on publishing that incorrectly set if daylight saving time is respected for start and end questions.

Survey123 field app (3.14.237)

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • Performance improvements have been made to calculations, making them faster and more stable.
  • The new Overview folder provides a list and map view of all survey responses currently on the device. This folder must be enabled in Survey123 Connect on a per-survey basis.
  • Improved UI and workflow for annotate questions with multiple capture methods.
  • Autocomplete choice lists with integer choice names of 10 digits or more will no longer return invalid results.
  • Improved UI for bar code scanning.
  • Fixed a bug causing all surveys on the Download Surveys page to have the same thumbnail.
  • The app will no longer lock users out of Active Directory when accessing a survey with a linked web map when using a portal with Integrated Windows Authentication.
  • Fixed a crash when generating a new repeat record.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing default images inside repeats from loading when opened from Drafts, Sent, and Outbox.
  • Logins will no longer cache, which was preventing a new user from signing in once a previous user had signed out.
  • Fixed a bug preventing calculations running on questions with null field types in responses opened from the Inbox.
  • Fixed a bug preventing images with dynamic URLs from displaying.
  • Fixed a bug causing relevant questions in nested repeats submitting blank or duplicate answers.
  • Fixed a bug causing labels to not appear for table-list appearance questions in a group or repeat.
  • On Android, fixed a crash caused by geosearch when using a custom geocoder.
  • On iOS, fixed a crash caused by multiple consecutive calculations.
  • On iOS, fixed a crash when loading a survey with a large number of relevant questions.
  • On iOS, fixed a crash caused when changes are made to the relevancy of questions within groups.
  • On iOS, unrestricted watermark images are no longer limited to 1920x1080 pixels.

Survey123 website

Fixes and improvements include the following:

  • A specific geocoding service can now be set when adding a Map or Address question in the web designer.
  • The web designer now supports setting a basemap outside of the organization's basemaps group for Map questions.
  • The maximum number of results for an Address question can now be modified in the web designer.
  • Multiple records can now be included in a single map when printing reports.
  • Location can now be captured when opening a survey.
  • Reports now support the rotation of images.
  • Improved UI and accessibility for date and time questions.