Using Form Publisher to turn your form submissions into Docs, Sheets, Slides & PDF is easy. You just need two things: A template from Google Docs, Sheets or Slides, and a Google Form.
If you have no idea where to begin with, no panic! Form Publisher comes with a simple demo to help you get started with this add-on.
Below are the step-by-step instructions with the corresponding explanations to guide you through Form Publisher.
1. Create a Google Form
Go to Google Forms, and create a form. Then leave your form empty:
2. Open Form Publisher
Click on the add-on menu icon, then 'Form Publisher' and 'Get started':
3. Run the demo in Form Publisher
A sidebar will appear. You can then click on 'TRY DEMO':
We will automatically configure for you each step of Form Publisher, starting from the creation of your Google Form to the sharing options & notifications to recipients, and including your template and destination folder set-up.
You will be notified with the following message when the demo is completed:
4. Try Form Publisher and discover its powerful features
You can now try Form Publisher (click on 'TRY IT'). You will be redirected to a Google Form. Simply fill this form and submit an answer:
Go back to your Form. You'll notice that the message in the sidebar has changed: 'Form Publisher will create a PDF in your destination folder' and 'Check your email'.
Go to your Gmail inbox. You should receive the PDF file automatically generated with Form Publisher, and filled with the information / answers that you have previously submitted in your form!
If you click on 'Destination folder' from the sidebar, a new folder will be automatically created. The template filled with the right information as well as the generated PDF will be stored there, and any new file generations will be also stored in this Drive folder.
5. Go further with Form Publisher
Now that you had an overview of what Form Publisher can do for you, it is time to discover more features and go further with this tool.
You can consult the section 'Using Form Publisher' which includes many tutorials on Form Publisher.
Don't hesitate to browse through the documentation to find answers on a specific topic!