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Overview of the Edit Tab

On the Edit tab you'll build the content of your survey by creating questions.  Here is how you use the Edit tab to build the content of your survey. 

Adding Questions

To add a new question to the end of your survey, click the Add Question button at the bottom of your survey.

To add a new question before or after an existing question:

  1. Right-click the question and click Insert Before or Insert After from the menu.
     
  2. From the Question Gallery, choose the type of question you want to insert.  The Question Gallery shows an example of each question type to give you an idea of how the question will look in your survey.
     
  3. In the Question Editor screen, enter the properties for the question, including the Question text and Possible Answers, if applicable.  For more information about the Question Editor, see the Opening and using the Question Editor page.
     
  4. Click OK on the Question Editor screen to save your changes.  You will be returned to the Edit tab.

Editing Questions

  1. Double-click the question you want to edit, or right-click the question and choose Edit.
     
  2. In the Question Editor screen, modify the properties of your question.  For more information about the Question Editor, see the Opening and using the Question Editor page.
     
  3. Click OK to save your changes.

 When you right-click on a question you'll see a menu with the following commands:

Changing the View

You can change the way a survey displays on the screen by selecting one of three views from the View menu in the top right corner of the Edit tab.  Changing the view can help you work with different aspects of your survey.  The following views are available:

Using the Spell Checker

The spell checker is turned on by default in new surveys.  Terms that are not in the Vanguard Vista dictionary will be indicated with a red dotted underline.  To turn the spell checker on or off, click inside the check box next to Check spelling.

Removing Page Breaks

To remove page breaks from the questionnaire, click the Page Break link in the body of your questionnaire that you want to remove.