Making certain changes to a survey that already has records may have some negative consequences on the data set. This may cause unprdicable functioning on the export feature, the chart feature, and the data grid feature. 


Below is a matrix detailing what types of changes are allowed and which ones aren't;


 

Original Question type

Final question type

Allowed

Is the reverse allowed?

Photo

Any other type

no

 

Bar code

Free text

Yes

yes

Bar code

Anything apart from text

No

 

Text

Anything but bar code

No

 

Video

Anything else

No

No

Audio

Anything else

No

No

Multi Select

Single select

No

 

Single Select

Multi Select

No

 

Single Select

Free text

Yes

 

Free text

Single Select

No

 

Multi Select

Free text

Yes

 

Free text

Multi Select

No

 

single select

Anything apart from free text

No

 

Multi Select

Anything but free text

No

 

Numeric

Decimal

Yes

Yes

Numeric

Anything but decimal

No

 

Add options to multi select

 

Yes

 

Add options to single select

 

Yes

 

Remove options from single select

 

No

 

Change underlying values of options in single select or multiple select

 

No

 

Change Labels of options to single select and multiple select

 

Yes

 

Change Question label

 

Yes