As soon as your survey is live, you will still be able to edit the survey.
Please find an overview of what’s possible per survey element:
Tip! No responses registered yet? Then you can simply close your survey. Its status will automatically change back to in development and all edit options will be available again.
- Add new survey questions
Click the Question button in the spot where you want to add this new question.
- Move questions around
Click the arrow next to the question and select Move. Then select whether you want to move it one place up or down, all the way to the top or bottom, or to a specific place in the survey.
- Copy questions
Click the arrow next to the question and select Copy. Then choose before which question you want to put the copy.
- Delete questions
Deleting questions in a live survey is not possible. When deleting a question all responses to this question are also deleted. If the question no longer applies the question can be hidden. Make sure when the question is hidden to make the question not required.
- Mark questions as Required or Not required
click the arrow next to the question and select Required or Not required.
- Hide questions or show them
click the arrow next to the question and select Hide or Unhide.
- Change the question type
Click the arrow next to the question and click on Edit. Then select the question type in the blue bar on top. Only the question types that the question can be changed to without losing responses will be listed.
- Add new answer choices
Go to the question editor, and click on the “plus” button to add a new answer choice. or click on Add answer choices in bulk to add multiple answer choices at the same time. Additionally you can tick the “Other, please specify” and “None of the above” answer options if you wish to add these.
- Hide or show existing answer choices:
Go to the question editor and click on the “eye” button to make answer choices (in)visible.
Note: this option is preferred to deleting them. The choices won’t be visible anymore to your respondents, but you’ll still have all of the responses in the reports.
- Move answer choices to a different position
Go to the question editor. Click and hold the double arrow icon, then drag the answer choice to the new position.
- Delete answer choices
Go to the question editor and click the X next to the answer choice you wish to remove.
- Add / Edit images as answer choice
Go to the question editor and click in the text box of an answer choice. Then click on the media library icon in the task bar that appears to add an image.
- Add new pages
Click on Page break between to existing questions to put these questions on separate pages. Or select Yes for the Setting Start on new page when creating a new question.
- Move pages around
Click on Actions in the top right corner of a page and click on Up or Down to move it one place up or down.
- Copy entire pages
Click on Actions in the top right corner of a page and click on Copy, then select where you wish to put the copied page.
- Delete pages
Click on Actions in the top right corner of a page and click on Delete.
- Add new logic
- Delete existing logic
- Add new conditions to existing logic
- Delete conditions from existing logic
For more detailed information on page display logic and how to add or edit this, please see our Page Display Logic article.
Please note that for all textual changes, inline editing is also possible in a live survey. In many cases it can be faster than editing the entire question.
Attention! Always double-check your existing branching and page display logic after making changes to a live survey.
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