Merging and Splitting Questions

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If a single question from your survey has been broken into multiple questions by Displayr, or Displayr seems to have merged two questions together, then this will help you fix your project.

Background: A single survey question (e.g. Which sorts of pets do you own?) can be made up from multiple variables in your data file (e.g. whether a respondent clicked Dogs, whether he ticked Cats, etc).  Unfortunately most data files do not tell Displayr which variables should be grouped together, and Displayr must make an educated guess.  Displayr looks for common variable labels and detects variables with common answers.

To fix this you should:

  1. Use Split in the toolbar to break each problem question into its constituent variables.
  2. Use Combine in the toolbar to merge them into correct questions.