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Can I make changes to my survey after it is launched?
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Description: Describes what changes you can make to a survey after it has been launched.

The following "structural changes" will skew existing responses after a survey has launched:

If you click Save after making structural changes to a launched survey, Vista will prompt to ask if you want to Purge Existing Responses or Save as a New Survey. If you choose Save as a New Survey, you will be given the option of keeping the survey link the same while archiving existing responses.

The following changes are allowed after a survey is launched:

You can also add recipients to your survey after it is launched. To add recipients, simply launch the survey again and send an invitation to the new recipients. For more information, see Sending Email Invitations from Vista.

For a technique to hide a question in an active survey without making a structural change, see the article Hide a question