About Editing Custom Variables
After creating a bucketed, formula, or combined variable, you may realize that you want to make changes. Custom variables can be edited in the Data & Analysis tab at any time without hurting your previously collected data. As with the creation of these variables, all changes made will affect past and future responses.
Visit our Manual Variable Creation page to learn how to edit this third kind of custom variable.
Changing a Variable Name
Changing the Rule
After setting up your variable, you may realize that you need to add more groups, mixed up the variables in your equation, or need to make another major change to the logic behind the variable. In this case, you would edit the Rule behind your variable.
- Navigate to the newly created variable.
- Click the column header.
- Select Edit Variable Rule.
- Change fields as needed. See our bucketed, formula, and combined variable pages for step-by-step instructions.
- When you’re done, click the green Edit Variable button on the lower-right.