Questions tagged [google-forms]

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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Importing data into a Google Forms response sheet

I have some Google Forms and 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 been ...
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Single mandatory question with multiple "I accept condition X" (checkboxes?) in a Google Docs Form?

I have a form with several fields (name, a URL, etc.) that's part of an approval request process. I'd like to have a question with several checkboxes which all must be checked before a form can be ...
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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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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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Collecting identifying information about users filling in a Google Docs forms

How can I get Google Docs to register IDs of people taking a survey generated from by the form? I have a database of users and I'd like them to take a survey and also have the form link with their ID ...
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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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Filter out responses to a Google Docs form by a failed "check" value in a multi-choice item

I want to lay traps in a Google Docs form to filter respondents. The form has some questions with answers in checkboxes like so: Question 1 ☐ Answer A ☐ Answer B Question 2 ☐ Answer A ☐ Answer B ...
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How to display calendar for a question in Google Form that asks for date input?

Is it possible for a form that was created in Google Docs to display calendar of a current month so a user can answer a question that asks about a date?
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How can I stop Google Sheets formatting a Forms response as a date?

I have a Google Forms 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 Sheets renders the ...
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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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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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Can you style Google Forms (from Google Apps)?

While Google makes themes available to style forms in Google Docs, there seems to be no provision for styling forms yourself. I have a two-column layout and want the form on the right. There are ...
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How to add a multiple choice question requiring a single selection?

I am creating a Google Form for company's internal survey. Currently there are seven question types: Text Paragraph text Multiple choice Checkboxes Choose from a list Scale Grid I am looking to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to limit each user to fill a form just once? [closed]

Is there any quick way to ensure that each user filled the form just once? I've already seen this question: Limiting the amount of Google doc's forms that can be submitted . But it doesn't answer ...
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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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How to insert an image into Google Forms?

Last time I tried, you can't put an image into a Google form. Example, if you want people to vote on pictures, you can't do this. People use hacks to put in their own image. Am I missing something ...
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How do I publish this survey created in Google Docs?

I have a student who created a Form in Google Docs using their Google Apps for Education account. For some reason, we are unable to send this published form so that others can take the survey. Why ...
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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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Limiting the amount of Google doc's forms that can be submitted

I'm arranging an event and I'm 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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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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Creating an online form - by Importing the questions from a spreadsheet? [closed]

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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