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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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Automatically generate diagram based on respondent's answers in Google Forms [closed]

I have a questionnaire in Google Forms, where respondent answers some questions about his physical shape. All answers are taken in numbers. My goal is to interactively generate a visualization ...
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Google Forms to spreadsheet edit responses and new responses on the top

I've created a Google form and I want to be able to drag the rows into categories below it, but I want the new responses to always show up at the top. Instead, it follows the previous row. For ...
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Need to trigger form submit when data is already populated in Google Sheet from another source

We have tried many thing to do a job basically we have a Google Sheet to collect information from Google Form once the form is submitted the data get inserted into the sheet and document studio start ...
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How to calculate hours per date

I am trying to use A Google Sheet generated by Google Forms to track total attendance time in lab for a robotics team. I have created a form with the following questions: Checking in or Checking out ...
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Can a Google form be locked temporarily for maintenance?

Can people be presented with a "form is down for maintenance" message just temporarily until the form is ready again?
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How to I calculate ranking poll in Google Forms

So, I'm a part of a Facebook group that is interested in sports and we would like to create our own NCAA Football Top 25 poll. Thus, I used Google Forms to create a poll where the questions are the ...
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Link Google Form responses To Already Existing Google Spreadsheet Tab

I have a Google Form. I had all of my Google Form responses linked to a specific tab in my Google Spreadsheet. Somehow my form responses were unlinked from my tab. When I go to re-link my form ...
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Scanning a column and partitioning information to other sheets in Google Sheets

I am a membership manager in an international organization and I was hoping to get some help optimizing our members' contact list. There are three kinds of members, NCs, LCs, and IMs. I have a ...
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Fetch Random String From Array For Each New Form Entry

!Sheet1 is populated with entries coming from a Google form !Sheet2 has an array of 12 employee names in array A2:A13 How can I automatically populate the cell on the right column of every new line ...
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How do I find out who created a Google Form

I opened a Google Form and can't find it on any of my Google accounts - perhaps a colleague created it. Students have responded, but I can't find the original to see the responses. Is there any ...
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Google Forms: Number Ranges Appear as Dates

I have a Google form intended to be filled out by teachers. One of the questions is about student ages. The choices are checkboxes with age ranges, so [ ] 0 - 5, [ ] 6 - 11 and so on. The two ...
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How to print a report for each row?

How do I print a report of a spreadsheet such that row n is all printed on a single page. That is, row 1 is on page 1, row 2 is on page 2, etc. The issue is that some columns have large amounts of ...
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How to undo/ go back to a previous version in a Google Form

I deleted a certain section on my Google Form which has resulted in the deletion of the entire form. Does any one know if there is a way to fix this? Undo button is not working nor is the back button. ...
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Searching dropdown list in Google Forms

Is there a way to search for items in a dropdown list in Google Forms? If you have a lot of items to choose from, can you start typing to either eliminate other choices or search for choices with the ...
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Please recommend a form like Google form to add calculations and if else logic when a user submits data [closed]

Say I want two values from the end user X and Y. I want to calculate values like XY and logic like if XY < something then one value otherwise another value.
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Fill out google form using an api

I have a private google form I need to fill out every day, so I would like to write a script to authenticate me using my google credentials, and then fill out some of the form programatically, is ...
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Google Forms to Google Sheets [closed]

Can someone help with this? In a Google Form I have a question in the form of a checkboxes choose where multiple answers can be selected. In sheets it putting them all into 1 cell, is there a way to ...
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How do I edit file responses on Google Forms after submission

On a Google form that allowed me to edit my responses after submission, there was a question that asked me to add a file. I did just that and turned it in. Now I want to replace that file. I can edit ...
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Google Forms - hybrid ranking/checklist question

I would like to create a ranking question, which only allows one selection per column. On the same row of each object being ranked, I would like the ability to add additional options that don't affect ...
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Dynamic calculation in Google Form

I am creating a "Trader Stall Application" form and want the cost of the Trade Space to be calculated when the user enters the "Frontage Metre" value (eg 10mtrs) multiplied against a static figure (eg ...
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How to send Google Form results to a particular sheet (“tab”) of a Spreadsheet

Is there a way to create a Form that submits to a particular TAB of a Google Sheet? Use Case: We are using this for meeting pre-check-in. There's standard form. I'd like the results for each ...
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Linking multiple script created forms to 1 sheet in pre-existing spreadsheet

I work in manufacturing. I have created a Google form for our leadership safety audits which requires unique information (name(s), area being audited, and date) and also includes 25 multiple choice ...
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getEditResponseUrls - hyperlinks from second linked form not inserting

I am new to scripts, but I was able to find a one that uses getEditResponseUrls to insert the edit link from a form into a Google Sheet. I've now been asked to add a second sheet to my spreadsheet ...
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Adding multiple choice questions to sections of a Google Form via Script

I am working on a survey using Google Forms that I generated via a script. There are over 2000 questions that are all the same format but are broken up into different sections. So, for example, ...
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How do I resolve an invalid argument in this script to collect Google Form edit response urls?

I am trying to add script as per previous questions here and here. However I am not getting any links populated and I have an invalid argument. Please see error message and script below. What am I ...
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Remove duplicate items from array?

What would be the best way to remove duplicate items from cells in rows? For instance... Category 1 | Item 1 | Item 2 | Item 2 | Item 3 Category 2 | Item 3 | Item 1 | Item 2 | Item 3 ...
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Auto-update specific cell in a spreadsheet depending on answer from a Google Form Response

My spreadsheet has two tabs Google Form responses Schedule of regular tasks The Google Form gathers data about a specific task and records the date of completion for that task. When a user has made ...
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Google Forms - App script won't iterate through all form fields

I have made a Google Form and onSubmit an app script will run iterating through all form questions and answers however some questions, when the corresponding answer is left empty, are not listed/...
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Persistent column formatting in Google Sheets [duplicate]

I have a Google Sheet with an input form. I click the top of a column to highlight the entire column and set format to Currency with two decimal places. This puts the dollar sign in front of all the ...
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How can I change Google Forms style to put multiple textboxes on the same line?

I want to conduct a recognition task for Chinese characters online. People who fill out the task will have to read the Chinese character, and type out the pronunciation of the character in English ...
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Can you upload a big email database to use as the sample for your Google Form survey?

I am trying to put together a survey in Google Forms. This is will be emailed to a sample of 3000 people. Is there an easy way to import this email data set as a CSV file and send the emails out to ...
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How to validate a date in Google Forms?

Google Forms include the possibility to perform some sort of validation on user input for checkboxes and text; the functionality is available very easily both via the UI and the API. Unfortunately, it ...
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Google Form - Need questions related to initial questions?

I'm trying to make a google form that my friends and I can use to enter our board game scores into an excel sheet, which then calculates our overall and per game scores... Does anyone know how/if I ...
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Date format differs on iPhone

I have created a (google) registration form online. I set the date format to dd/mm/yyyy but when others access the form on their mobile, the format changes to mm/dd/yyyy I would like the format to ...
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Method to get Google Form data into multiple rows

I have a google form to collect - Family Group Name and Family member details. I get the whole data in one row. Is there a way to get the data saved in the format in the image through some add in ...
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Filling Google Form through Google Sheet

I have a database of name, phone number, address. And I have 3 questions in the form: name phone number address If someone filled his name, I want the form to auto-answer his phone number and ...
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How to get new Google Form responses to take on non-form functions in Google Sheets

I developed a Google Form that copies responses to a linked output spreadsheet in Google Sheets. In addition to the columns created by the form question/responses themselves, I've added additional ...
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Apply formulas to row when the new one is added

I have a form that is submitted to the spreadsheet. In that spreadsheet I've added a second sheet Results where I want to organize processed view of results. But when the form is submitted, the new ...
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Forms Data Manipulation Revise in Google Sheets

So I came across this post that is doing exactly what I want. We use a google form to collect new learners to add to a store. What I'm trying to do is have the first 9 columns repeat for each learner, ...
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Need to add new data manually to Google Forms response sheet already in reverse chronological order

I have a Google Form, and I have re-organized the answers, in a separate tab where they're being captured on a Google Sheet, so that they are in reverse chronological order. I need to manually add ...
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Conditional Google form email notification on submit

I have a script container-bound to a Google form with which I'm trying to send email notifications to departments in certain towns within my organization when a new response is submitted. The town is ...
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How to Increase size of textbox in Google Forms for long answer type questions?

Context I use google docs for a lot of applications and recently started using Google Forms. I was using Microsoft Forms, which was working well, but dont have access to Microsoft Forms anymore. ...
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How to automatically post a Google Form response to a Google Group?

I created a Google form where I collect some information from users concerning a project and the last question I ask is: "Write your questions about this project?" What I would like is that the ...
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Checkboxes and the “Other” field

I've set up Google Forms to track initiatives across 41 locations. The form utilizes the Checkbox option in setup, which also allows me to utilize an OTHER field. I'm using it to collect anecdotal ...
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Can I access the response ID of a Google Forms response?

Is there a way to get a response ID in the responses spreadsheet of a Google Forms? I need it in order to keep track of responses that may have been edited as I match them with my own database of ...
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Is there a way to put an aliased hyperlink in the confirmation message of Google Forms?

I'd like the message to look like: thanks for your answer, please click here while the word "here" is clickable and directs to a URL. I've tried wrapping the hyperlink with quotes, and these ...
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Awesome table function

Is there an option in awesome-table.com with the edit links such that the result of the form will be to create a new line in the spreadsheet and only alter the values instead of editing the existing? ...
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Can I have a Google Forms automatically capture a user's time zone?

I ask because I want to: give users a grid to select days and times they are usually online. They might be anywhere in the world. Eg columns are Mon, Tues, ..., Sun, Rows are Midnight-3am, 3am-6am, .....
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Tech Inventory - Forms Data Manipulation In Google Sheets

I'm trying to set up a school technology inventory spreadsheet using google forms. Here's the spreadsheet. The header columns are: A timestamp B name C room The data columns are: D ...
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How do you create an installable trigger for a Google Apps Script?

I've searched all over Google's documentation on this topic and I haven't been able to find a tutorial or article that explains how to do this. I completely understand how to create simple triggers in ...