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How can someone answer my survey form or Google form without creating their own Google account?

How can someone answer my survey form or Google form without creating their own Google account? They told me that they can't open my form because they didn't have an account.
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Can I add an autoincrement field to a Google Spreadsheet based on a Google Form?

Is it possible in Google Forms to give a unique value to each row it inserts into the spreadsheet as well as the timestamp?
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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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Internationalization of a Google Form

I have written a Google Form for my French-language website, with French-written fields. Problem: All the generic text is still in English, for instance "Required" or "Go back to the form". Question:...
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How to create a countries drop-down list question, without entering all countries manually?

I am creating a Google Form, and as the final question I want to ask the participants what country they come from. As it often comes up in polls, I am surprised that this country component is not ...
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How to add fields to a Google Form visible only to specific users

Is it possible to add fields to a Google Form which are visible only to specific users (based on their email ID)? Or allow only users whose email IDs fall in a set to fill the fields?
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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 ...
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Adding hyperlinks in a Google Form

How can I add hyperlinks in Google Form?
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Set up specific questions to appear only after particular answers on Google Forms

I am currently creating a survey using Google Forms. It's quite a long survey, so I would like to make it as quick as possible for everybody doing it. A lot of the survey questions are repeated and ...
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Create input field in Google Docs form allowing only images

I need to make a Google Doc form, in which the users need to upload an image. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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Google docs forms confirmation email when someone signs up?

When you are using google docs forms so people can sign up to an event. Is it possible to make the form send out a confirmation email when someone registers?
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How can I get Google Docs to stop formatting a form response as a date?

I have a Google form with a question that contains a drop-down box with the following values: Fewer than 10 11-25 26-50 More than 50 If the user selects "11-25", Google Docs renders the response ...
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How to create a question in Google Forms that allows two distinct answers?

I have a question like this (it's a DISC test, if this matters): 1. From the following list, which option is 100% you and which option is 0% you? a. tall b. fat c. happy d. unemployed How can I ...
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Google Documents - How to add a question which have multiple choice with single selection?

I am creating a Google Doc Form for company's internal survey. Currently there are 7 question types Text Paragraph text Multiple choice Checkboxes Choose from a list Scale Grid I am looking to ...
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Creating an online form - by Importing the questions from a spreadsheet?

I've got a spreadsheet where each row of the first column is a question, and the next 4 columns are the optional 4 answers to that question. I want to turn these questions into an online form (like ...
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Limiting the amount of Google doc's forms that can be submitted

I'm arranging an event where im using google forms so people can sign up. I can only have 100 people and want the sheet to stop accepting new signups to the form when the number is 100. Is this ...
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Can I get an RSS feed of changes to a Google Doc?

If I would like to track edits to a Google Doc or inputs to a Google Form by receiving an RSS feed thereof, how do I go about doing so?
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How to make subquestions in Google Forms?

I want to make form with different length dependent on some previous responses. For example: Q1: Do you like cats? Yes/No Q2 (Q1=Yes): Which kind of cat do you like most? Q2 (Q1=No): Why do you ...
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How to add attachment option in Google Form?

I need to make a Google Doc Form, in which the users need to upload a Word file. Is it possible to do so using Google Docs form? If yes, then how?
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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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Google Forms erroneous deletes rows in second sheet

I created a form in Google Docs with quite some questions. For a good overview I created a second sheet to pick the important parts from the survey. There I'm also able to add extra columns to add ...
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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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Is there a way to password protect Google Forms?

I would like to create a check request form but I only want users who either enter a password or whose Google accounts I give permission, to be able to fill out the form. Is this possible? One idea ...
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How to print a Google form?

I made a neat questionnaire Form in Google Docs. I want to print it for hand outs to my testers IRL. But I cannot find a way to print it to paper, or even export it to PDF. There are not many buttons ...
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How can I create an e-mail field on a Google Form?

When making a Google Form, how can I mark the field as "e-mail" so that it is validated as an e-mail before the user can submit the form?
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Importing responses into a Google Docs Form (spreadsheet)

I have some Google Docs Forms and I would like to import legacy survey data into the responses spreadsheet, so as to benefit from the data presentation features (having the combined data set) but I've ...
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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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How do I record the value of GET parameters passed to a Google form in hidden inputs?

My question is basically the same as this one asked on StackOverflow, too old to migrate, but which seems to be a better fit here. This answer (more authoritatively, here) suggests a way to add a ...
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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 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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Show URL used to edit responses from a Google Form in a Google Spreadsheet by using a script

I'm trying to make the edit URL for a Google Form automatically populate in the response Google Sheet that it's attached to. I've seen this already and want to use it, but I'm having issues trying to ...
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Check Google Form entry for duplicate answers

I want to make a new form where I ask people about their "top 15" within a list of elements. I have searched a lot, but I couldn't find anything. I decided to just make 15 questions, "what's your 1st?"...
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How to move a question from one page to another in Google Forms?

I have two pages in a Google Form. I have created a question in Page 1, and now I want to cut and paste it out of Page 1 and put it into Page 2. However, using drag and drop doesn't seem to work. Is ...
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Figuring out who is the owner of a Google Spreadsheets form

I have noticed that Google spreadsheet form's have URLs in the form of http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=.... I don't see anything that relates to the Google account in the URL. There ...
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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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Save data from Google Spreadsheet history

I used a Google form and inadvertently deleted a few rows. I need to use the rows again. I see them with history but I can't save them and I can't print them. How can I restore the data?
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How to add up the correct answers from the check boxes question?

What syntax do I use when adding up the number of correct answers that have boxes checked? My question is; In this example the correct answers are Cotton and Calico. I award the students a total of ...
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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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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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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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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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How to delete a single answer in Google poll/survey

I started a survey with Google form. Everything is fine. But one Answer was accidentally given twice. As I understood, there are two locations of the answers. Internal, of the form and a copy of each ...
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How to limit one response per email for Google Forms

I am creating a survey in Google Forms and I'm going to that use inside our organization. I am going to send the form link to everybody inside organization using their internal email. The form will ...
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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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Pass Data to Form to Store in Google Spreadsheet

I am collecting addresses in a Google Spreadsheet using a web form. But I am collecting those addresses for multiple purposes. I would like to store an "identifier" in the spreadsheet which I can pass ...
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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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What is the maximum of fields a Google form can contain?

I read on Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides size limits that spreadsheets have a maximum of columns per sheet. Shall I conclude that the maximum of fields a Google Form can contain is 255 (since one ...
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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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Import only those cells from a spreedsheet that have certain conditional formatting

I have created a Google form which links to a spreadsheet. There is an option which asks for the person's name. For the answers in the sheet, I've created a conditional formatting which highlights the ...
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Edit multiple form responses inside a Google form

I am looking an editing form responses on Google Forms. So basically, I was thinking to create a simple form for the fields I need and having a drop down on the top to edit form responses immediately,...