Google Forms is an integral part of the Google editors' suite. Its use is to collect responses. It can work with or without Google Sheets.

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Limiting access to a Google Form

I am using Google Forms for yearbook quotes and need to only allow the seniors to use the form/ The form is posted on our web page however all of the grade levels have Google accounts. Can I put ...
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Specific questions based on answers of multiple questions on Google Forms

In Google Forms, how can we display a question to the user based on what he/she selected for two other questions? I know how it can be done based on the answer to one question, by making use of Go to ...
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How to view history of filled in Google forms?

I have filled in many Google forms for an interview in last month so I want to view details of what I have entered in those Google forms. How can I get the history of all my filled in Google forms?
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When sharing a Google form, how can recipients see the form and not the spreadsheet?

I'm using Google Docs to build a survey as a form for various recipients to take. The form itself is built and, as a form, functions magnificently. (Seriously, it's a work of art. I'm really good at ...
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Is there a way to link a “Choose from a list” style question in a Google Form to a list of data (e.g. in a spreadsheet)?

Would really appreciate some help from any experts in Google Forms. Is there a way to link a "Choose from a list" style question in a form to a list of data (e.g. in a spreadsheet)? This would mean ...
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An answer in column B on Google Sheets generated from a Google form sends email to collaborators including all data in that row

I'm a school teacher using Google Forms and would like to generate an email to myself, and if possible other collaborators, based on an text answer of "YES" in column B from the sheet generated by ...
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Report/process only using the last entry made by the user in a Google form

I have a form where students can enter choices: for instance the specialisation they want to pursue, and the semester when they will start that specialisation. An example entry form is here, but it ...
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How to share with others a poll results as a chart?

I've created a form on google drive, the form is public, anyone can see it and respond to it. I would like to also provide a link to the data gathered by the form, however I would like to provide the ...
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What can break the relationship between the onFormSubmit function and a spreadsheet that is attached to a google form?

I had a working Google form, Google spreadsheet, and GAS script which would be called when the form was submitted. It worked fine until the did (one?) of the following things: Cleared out the ...
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How can I insert a text item (question) with multiple response fields (and descriptions) in Google Forms?

I'm trying to create a survey/Google Form specifically to export data into an Excel sheet. This isn't very important because I can tweak the arrangement after the fact, but naturally I have a lot of ...
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Google form to spreadsheet, create new column

I created a Google form and a spreadsheet associated that form. On the spreadsheet there are two columns by default. A is Timestamp and B is Untitled question. Now I want to create another column in C ...
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How to see names for survey responses?

How can I show the name or email address for responses to form survey in the results spreadsheet? We want to see each other's responses but results sheets seem to be anonymous and only show time ...
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How to automatically refresh a filter view in Google Sheets when new data comes in via Google Forms?

I have a filter view in Google Sheets that does not refresh when new data comes in via Google Forms. To refresh the filter view, I can remove the filter and apply it again, or even just click "OK" in ...
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There is no “revision history” option in my Google Survey

I am using Chrome and I am the owner of a survey but I do not have the option of revision history when I click on "File". I really need to view an earlier version of my survey. What should I do?
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How can I get Google Sheets to treat my form-submitted strings as plain text and preserve leading zeros?

I have Google Forms where users enter information, some of which contains leading zeros (e.g. zip codes, ID numbers). However, when this data is saved to the Google Sheet, it doesn't treat it as ...
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Google Form removing leading zeros in response spreadsheet [duplicate]

I have a form that I'm using to collect responses on in Google Forms. One of the question includes a response that usually starts with a leading zero (like an account number). When the response is ...
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Asking specific questions for three groups of people

Here's my dilemma. I'm trying to set up a google form for people RSVPing to my cousin's bar mitzvah. There are three events: the service, a dinner, and a party. But not everyone is invited to every ...
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Google Docs Forms: Create Checklist Item with adjacent Textfield

Using Google Docs Forms, I'd like to create a checklist with a "quantity" and "comments" textfield adjacent to each checklist item. Is it possible to do this without writing a custom script?
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Limitation of participants Google docs

I would like to create a registration form for a serie of lectures participants could sign up for. However, depending on the lectures, there is a different limitation of numbers of participants that ...
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Responses missing in Google Forms under the 'Checkbox - Other' question

I have a Google Form with a checkbox question and I can see from the responses summary that two respondents have ticked 'Other'. But, I can't see what they have typed, even in the responses ...
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“other” response not collected in Google Forms [duplicate]

I have created a survey using Google Forms many of which are multiple choice with an "other" option at the end and a small box for users to enter their own response. In the results spreadsheet it ...
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How can I give people view access to a Google Form so they can make a copy of it without editing the original?

My uncle works for a dog breeding company and asked me to create a survey for him with about 20 pages of questions. I finished the form using Google Forms and then he asked me to make a guide for ...
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Google Forms: Multiple Parties Editing a Single Response

I have a google form with 5 page breaks, each navigating to a different section of a customer's profile. I have created the necessary edit.urls, however, when section 2 is edited, it erases the ...
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Make Google Forms in plain text?

I'm looking for a way of creating Google Forms with some sort of plain text syntax and then uploading it to Drive. Are there any addons that might make that possible? If that's not something that ...
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How to change Google Forms date format to MM/YY?

Is there any way to change the Drive Forms date format in the survey question to MM/YY? It currently only seems to allow dd/mm/yy? I'm not interested in the day and it will confuse my respondents.
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How to post responses from Google forms to a specific sheet in a Google spreadsheet

I have a form, a Google form, and I'd like to post user's responses to a specific sheet in the Google spreadsheet. Is this possible?
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Narrow sample space down with Google Forms evaluation

I got the results from a survey I did with Google Forms. The survey results are stored in a Google Spreadsheet (150 rows). I really like the feature to get the results in diagrams automatically, but ...
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Items move unpredictably when I try to change the order of questions on a Google Form

When I drag and drop a question, other questions move in random order. Just as I get one question where I want it, three others move themselves. How can I prevent that from happening?
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Making specific questions appear only after particular answers on Google Forms via Formfuse

The answer to the question "Set up specific questions to appear only after particular answers on Google Forms", was very clear and helpful. I am using the Formfuse add-on to automate the creation ...
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Google Forms - Survey data storing

I am trying to capture and store data into a spreadsheet using google forms. Everything will be stored in google drive. How do I set up forms/ spreadsheet to input the data captured in the form into ...
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Auto-update a google form?

Is it possible to write code that automatically changes the questions on a Google Form? Would love to be able to automatically sync our signup form with a spreadsheet which lists the chapters around ...
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How to get more than 1 question to populate the same field/column in the Spreadsheet?

I am looking for some way to get the submitted answers to 2 or more questions to populate in the same column in the response spreadsheet, but on the next row. e.g. When gathering data from ...
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How do I embed a Google Form into a WordPress page?

WordPress doesn't support iframe embeds on its free sites, but it does provide a Shortcode option for Google Apps. It seems to automatically convert the iframe code from the older version of Google ...
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Google Form : Allow ONLY one response each day

I want to allow each user ONLY one response each day. i.e After login i submit the form, it shouldnt allow me second response today, which is possible easily, but it should be allow 2nd response ...
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Google Spreadsheets: add unique QR code field to a spreadsheet based on a form in google docs using Script Trigger

At the end of each row filled in, using a custom Google Form, I'm adding three more columns: Date of creation Unique ID QR code (it is a list of computers) Unique ID and QR code are unique. QR ...
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Capture Created Date from form that allows for editing

I've looked through the previous posts and can only find information where it looks like the responder assumes that the form is completed in one go, so the TimeStamp column is the obvious answer to ...
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How do I use a time stamp from a Google Form in a Google finance function?

I have students enter a value in a form which determines which currency they want to buy. I want the Google Spreadsheet to look up and record the price when the form is submitted. Since I want to ...
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Transfer data from a form to a new spreadsheet

I have a simple form that inputs entries into a spreadsheet in Google Doc's. All I want to do is open a new sheet and import the data from the forms spreadsheet so I can manipulate it in my own way. ...
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Google Spreadsheet changing cell references on its own

I have created a Google Form with an attached spreadsheet. Within that spreadsheet I have created several sheets to sort the answers to my liking. Sheet 2 is just an exact copy of all the original ...
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How to have multiple users complete a single form in Google Forms

Using Google Forms, is there a way to have a user complete a section of a form, share the form and have another user complete another section of the same form, thereby keeping the combined inputs as a ...
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Can I dynamically populate a form field in Google forms?

I would like to pass a parameter into my form which automatically populates one of the fields with that value. How can I do this?
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Setting maximum number of sign-ups in Google Forms

We use Google Forms to manage a large school event in which each activity requires sign-up using a separate form. We have a maximum number of students per activity. How do we “close” the sign up once ...
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Appearance of Forms I never created in Google Drive

I have some Google Sheets file which I copy and change monthly. I never used Forms, but they are appearing all the time in the Drive and are related to this G.Sheets file as you can see on the ...
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How to anchor all the cells on the page in Google Spreadsheet

To anchor cells in a Google spreadsheet so that you can drag the values/cells/formula, with one or more of the linked cells/values remaining constant you can follow these steps: ...
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Script error trying to populate form drop down menu from spreadsheet

We are trying to link a list on a Google Spreadsheet to a drop down menu on a Google Form. The twist is that this Google Spreadsheet list will be continuously updated and needs to automatically ...
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Adding Multi-choice Questions faster in Google Forms

I need to create a Google form using Google Docs, for surveying purposes. Several of the questions I am incorporating in the form consist of multiple choices, which my colleague has listed down in an ...
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Google Form responses to match OU membership

We have some forms that we send out Domain wide, and require the user to login with their Google credentials. I'd like to collect the responses and display OU membership of the user, so we can ...
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Restricting date selection

Is there a way to restrict the user of a Google Form from selecting today's date? I always want them to be able to select the next day but never the same day.
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Trouble linking entries from two sheets for automatic update

How do I have text information from one column (Sheet 1, column C) automatically feed into Sheet 2 column A so that, when Sheet one is updated through the Google form it is linked to, the information ...
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Creating a troubleshooting tree in Google Forms, but it can't embed images or links

I tried creating a troubleshooting tree in Google Forms but appear to be unable to embed either pictures or links. I wanted to create a tree wherein users get directed to different nodes with ...