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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How can I change the default text on the “Submit” button on a Google Form?

Can somebody please tell me how to change text on the Submit button in Google forms? Please note: I am referring here to the standard Google Forms, the one's that anyone can setup in Google Drive ...
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Can I fill specific cells in my spreadsheet when submitting a Google Form?

I have a Google Spreadsheet that contains a list of dates, and empty cells. For a variety of reasons, I'd like to be able to have people add fill out a Google Form where they select a date, and fill ...
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How can I sum a row in Google Spreadsheet so that the formula isn't overwritten when Google Forms adds a new row?

I'm using Google Forms to collect some data from students. Each time a new student submits a form, the data (4 columns worth) is added to a new row in a Google Spreadsheets, bumping anything ...
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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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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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Google Forms Plugin - Change the Submit button text

I'm using Google Forms in conjunction with the WordPress Google Forms plugin to add various forms across different pages on my site. The forms are added using to following shortcode from the plugin: ...
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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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How do I add a counter value into a cell once a row is added

I work for a small company that monitors all service calls in an old database. I recently moved this database into a Google Spreadsheet and a Google Form. Once a user submits a ticket, I would like ...
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Google Forms - Checkboxes - Edit Option

I've got a google form with a checkboxes question: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ngHnWZlyZQ3RirL7X4rHj8_x9gLa_CvVyPiyLkUmQls/viewform I edited an option (to clarify it), and now the number of ...
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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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How do you automatically align incoming form responses in Google Sheets?

I like to have each of my form responses aligned in the center of their cells. However when I submit any new information through Google Forms, they are always automatically aligned to the left, and so ...
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How to enable duplicating questions in Google form by the user who is filling it

I have a Google form with two parts. The first part is personal details (name, phone etc.). The second part is other information from the users. For my real needs, each part contains several ...
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Google FormsApp: Change item based on answer

Is it possible to change item, in my case - checkbox, based on user answer? For example, I have Date item, where user have to put his/her birthday, and then if user is born on 2001 or later, then add ...
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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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Auto sort of Forms responses so that the most recent one is on top

We use Google Forms to collect guest surveys for our resort. New responses get added to the bottom of the response sheet. While we can manually sort the responses using the time-stamp feature, not ...
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Show user name on Google Apps Form

In Google Apps I can choose to "Automatically collect respondent's username". How do I display the username or First Name and/or Last Name on the subsequent form? I'd like the form to read something ...
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Make some responses in Google Forms private

I am creating a Google form as a questionnaire and would like to allow people to see some parts of the responses but not others. I am not a programmer, so not really into using scripts to sort them ...
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Google Apps Script with forms to check if a doc url is 'shared'

Does anyone know "IF" it is possible to use Google Apps Script with a Google form to auto check "IF" a document URL pasted into the form is a "shared" document? I'm a teacher and I use Google forms ...
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Google Form to Spreadsheet formula questions (index/match array and 24hr-12hr clock)

I need help with a Google Spreadsheet populated by a Google form. I cannot get the following formula to work correctly with my form submissions: =(ARRAYFORMULA(if(row(H:H)=1,"Language",(INDEX('INDEX ...
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How to save users' responses in Google Form survey as they continue from page to page?

I have a long form for users to answer survey questions with about 20 pages. It's long enough that users may want to stop and finish the survey later, or they may abandon the survey altogether half ...
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Including Google surveys in email

Pressing 'submit' on google survey Sorry to bother you but I am having problems creating a google survey. I would like to get people to fill in the survey on the email without being re-directed. I've ...
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Get the Id of the response from Google Forms via a Google Apps Script

How do I get responseId ? var form = FormApp.openById('myGoogleFormID'); var response = form.getResponse(responseId); function onSubmit() { // Here I'd like to get the id of the current response } ...
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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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Can I have formulas in a Google Form, not just the worksheet?

We use a Google Form for registration for our charity road race. I need to have two fields that contain formulas so people registering do not have to do the calculating. They can order t-shirts. ...
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Is it possible to automatically add question numbers to Google Forms?

I'm new to using Google Forms and have added all my questions. Is it possible to automatically add question numbers or do I need to go back and manually write them at the beginning of each question?
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What Infomation is collected by a Google Form

I have a question about what information will Google Forms collec. Will the form creator ever know who fills the form (the Google Account that the user is logging in) ?
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Google form at specific time

Is it possible to create a Google form that will accept responses only during a particular time period?
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Can I have the results of Google Form sent to someone else?

I'm making a health info form for my boss, but I want the results to be only viewable by her and not by me. Is there a way to do that? Or would she have to make a copy of my form and then delete me ...
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Google Form and Group email

I have set up a group email that I'd like to use within a Google Form. Currently the Google Form is pre-filled with my personal email and I'd like to change it to the group email. Any help in ...
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How do I create a multiple choice question in Google Forms based on spreadsheet data?

I am making a Google Form for evaluations. I will have a multiple choice question in there and the available options have to come from a list of items, say on a spreadsheet or a text document. I have ...
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Is it possible to feed multiple form drop down lists?

I am using Tom Horwood's code which has worked for me for updating one drop-down. But my form has multiple drop-down lists which I would like to make dynamic. Is this possible? Tom Horwood's code ...
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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: http://productforums....
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Send form daily/automatically [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone knows a way of sending a Google Form daily and automatically to someone? More specifically, I am a tutor who would like to send a HW check-in to my students daily, but I ...
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How do I automatically expand a =QUERY when receiving submissions from a Google Form?

The Query below 'works' on a line by line basis (when manually filled down), but it does not 'autofill' down when new data is added to the 'responses sheet'. The data being added to the 'responses ...
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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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How to build a decision suport app with Google forms or other Google Apps Script resource? [duplicate]

I want to create an app which helps newbie employers to take some decisions. So, using their answers to a form, the app asks new questions based on previous responses, something similar to a decision ...
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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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Running a Google survey through an online panel

I will be conducting a survey through an online third-party panel and need to upload my Google survey link but they require a unique ID tag for them to be able to identify unique responses. Do you ...
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How do I implement a script that creates a unique ID for a Google form submission?

I need to create a unique ID upon submission of a form which will be used as a project number for tracking. The number needs to be unique but not based on rows or other changeable data because ...
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Geocode in Google spreadsheets, keep results

I have a form for internships and I am passing over the address of the internship provider to a function which gives me latitude and longitude for it, which is then consumed by a webmap using tabletop ...
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Auto-sort column Google Spreadsheet on incoming Google Form response

How can I get the Google Spreadsheet to automatically order the incoming form responses alphabetically (2nd column)? I know how to do this manually or by going in and editing a cell, but cannot get ...
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Google forms script to delete responses counter

I have tried and combined a few pieces of script to delete rows, but this does not reset the counter. Help resetting responses using script would be appreciated. My copy sheet function, and delete ...
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Is there a way to keep track of the URL used to edit responses in Google Form? [duplicate]

I would like to use Google Forms to keep track of the progress of an application process (similar to what this websites does for immigration applications). One key functionality that I need is to be ...
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Can I map specific parts of a Google Form to one spreadsheet, and other parts to another spreadsheet?

Can I map specific parts of a Google Form to one spreadsheet, and other parts to another spreadsheet? Some of the responses on one will be public and viewable by anyone, but others will be private.
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Access to a Google form once people have used it

I created a form for students to submit their assignments. They copy their URL of the Google document, then paste it in a form. When I get their responses, I can't open their URL, it says I am not ...
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Publish last 5 entries from a Google Form

We currently create and html table to list our last 5 Webinars. This is done manually. We are adding external contractors into the mix and would like to give them the ability to enter basic webinar ...
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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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Google Forms Submit and Return to a page within the form

I am trying to get my Google form to return to a page within the form after submitting. This is a payroll form in which there are 5 locations in which each of the managers will choose there location ...
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Google Forms: Auto-update other sheets

Response are automatically added to the sheet "Form Responses". I want to apply certain formulas in a sheet called "Student Answers". However, "Student Answers" doesn't auto-update from the submitted ...
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Email Google Form daily?

Is it possible to email out a Form created with Google daily? I would like to do this simply to email myself a form for use in personal data aggregation. One specific use I'd like to do this for: I ...