In this article, you'll find the list of all standard markers you can reuse in your template.
1. Which markers can I use?
With Form Publisher, all the tiles of your questions listed in your Google Form can be reused as markers in your template. The add-on will replace your personalized markers with the right information in the generated documents and spreadsheets.
In addition to your own markers from your question titles, here is a list of generic and standard markers everybody can use. Form Publisher will always be able to find and replace these following markers:
|Type of markers||Markers||Description|
|<<Timestamp>>||Display the date and time when the form has been submitted|
|<<Today>>||Get the current date|
|<<Now>>||Get the current time (hours & minutes)|
Get the email address of the respondent
Get the user name of the respondent
Get the domain of the respondent
|<<Workflow approver>>||Get the email of the approver when the file is approved or rejected|
|<<Workflow status>>||Get the status of the approver when the file is approved or rejected|
|<<Workflow date>>||Get the date of the approver when the file is approved or rejected|
|<<Workflow comment>>||Get the comment of the approver when the file is approved or rejected|
|<<Workflow signature>>||Get the signature of the approver when the file is approved or rejected|
|<<Template Title>>||Get the title of the template configured to your Form Publisher|
|<<Increment>>||Get the file number of your Google Form|
|<<Score>>||Get the score of the approver when the quiz has been submitted|
2. How do I use my markers in my template?
2.1 Time markers
The time markers gives you the date and time of:
- The current date and time (hours and minutes)
- The date and time when the form has been submitted
In your spreadsheet
In your generated document
2.2 Email markers
To use those marker, you need to activate an option in your Google Form settings. To do so, open the setting panel.
Then, 'Collect email address':
The <<Email Address>> marker will then be replaced by the user’s email address in your generated document.
2.3 Workflow markers
To use those markers, you need activate the ‘Validation workflow’ option in the 'Sharing Options & Notifications' sidebar.
2.4 Other markers
- The <<Template Title>> marker lets you personalize the title of your Google Form.
Learn more on the following article: ‘Choose a relevant title for each file created’
- The <<increment>> marker lets you know the number of your file which has been submitted. By default, the form number will be written according to the number of sending.
In your email
In your spreadsheet
- The <<Score>> marker lets you know the quizz results of your respondents. To use this marker, first activate the ‘quiz’ option in Google Form: Settings > Quizzes > Make this a quiz > Save
Then, go back to your form, click on ‘ANSWER KEY’ and choose the score that you want for each answer of your questions.
Your respondents will see the result their answers straight after responding.
You can check your respondents’ scores in your responses spreadsheet: