Returns the survey ID associated with the survey name.



Enabled For

For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".

Business Object Category Yes/No
Business Rules: Before-Save Rules Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Editing Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Initialization Rules Yes
Business Rules: Read Only Rules No
Business Rules: Required Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Validation Rules Yes
Client Expressions No
Object Permissions No
Services Yes
Mobile Yes
Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions) Yes
UI Quick Actions No
Reports Yes
Search/Dashboard without field references Yes
Search/Dashboard with field references No
1. Except when this field appears on a form or is triggered by such a field.


Parameter Description
surveyName The name of a survey. To see the default survey name, go to the Configuration Console and click Build > Global Constants and look for the DefaultSurveyName constant.

Return Value

Unicode text value.


The application sends surveys automatically to certain users based on a business rule. To set the default survey name, open the Notification workflow block for the survey. In the Properties area, in the Body area, click the source edit icon to view the message in HTML format as seen below. In the following sample the GetSurveyName references the global constant. In this case, the global constant name is DefaultSurveyName:

<font size="3">Hi $(ProfileFullName),</font><br><br><font size="3">Please spend a few minutes to fill out the following survey. The feedback you provide&nbsp;will be used to improve our level of service:<br></font><font size="2"><br></font><font size="3"><a href="$(GetSurveyURL())&amp;survey_name=$(GetSurveyName(&quot;DefaultSurveyName&quot;))&amp;customer_id=$(GetApplicationId())&amp;ot=Incident&amp;oid=$(RecId)&amp;page_index=0">Click here to fill out survey</a></font><br><br><font size="3">Thank you.<br><br>--Service Desk</font>