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  1. Option to update the generated document

    After a form has been filled it's possible as a user to 'edit your response' at any time. Doing this updates the spreadsheet associated with it, but it generates a whole new document. For my purposes at least, this makes the add on unusable. It would be great to have the option to decide if I want to replace the existing document (essentially updating it).

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    • Remove a section of the Google doc where the fields in it are all no response

      Where logical branching takes place, an entire section of the Google doc may need removing where the content of the Google doc is descriptive. At the moment, the tag is removed, but can a section be dependent on there being data to reflect complex forms and branching?

      220 votes
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      • Pre-fill Data from another spreadsheet

        It would be cool if a form can be pre-filled from "master data" on another spreadsheet. If I for example enter my email address it must pre-fill the form with my name, surname, DOB etc. Obviously, the data must exist on the referenced spreadsheet (database). This would be nice for a user as he/she doesn't have to enter the "master data" every time they complete your form

        101 votes
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        • All form submits to same document (merge)

          Instead of having one file per form submit created from the template, merge the new data to a new page in the very same document.
          Why? Because you'd like to print all of the data.

          100 votes
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          • Allow FormPublisher to connect to data from pre-existing Google sheets responses

            Allow FormPublisher to connect to data from pre-existing Google Sheets (Google Form responses), so that documents can be created from preexisting responses. Also, when the form is published, I noticed that the document does not populate with the name of the form and questions that the form asks. It only populates responses. Is there a way to change that?

            96 votes
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            • Allow two forms to create one doc

              I would like to create a doc template where a teacher could fill out the top section and a student could fill out another section. Two separate forms converging into one doc.

              59 votes
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              • Create Subfolders for each document

                After the form is submitted and the Google Sheet populated / emailed, instead (or alternatively) rather than dumping it into a master folder, would it be possible for a sub-folder for each submission to be created?
                The idea is to allow supporting documents be added to each submission after the fact.. Would rather automate the process over manually creating folders and moving files.

                47 votes
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                • Allow users to choose the time zone for "Timestamp" and "Now" keywords

                  Currently, when using "Timestamp" and "Now" the time is written in GMT, in a 24-hour format. As I am using this to record when a form is submitted, I would appreciate being able to customize this. Even if the 24-hour format stays, I would like the option to have the time in my own time zone.

                  43 votes
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                  • More controls for publish to PDF

                    The option to save to PDF is wonderful, but I have a problem that some documents need to be saved in LANDSCAPE format to be viewed/read easily. I would like to suggest some additional control to allow PDFs to be in portrait, landscape, or "automatic." In addition, I would like to allow the option to "hide gridlines." These controls are available in Google Sheets's option to Download to PDF, and they would be good to have here in FormPublisher as well.

                    41 votes
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                    • Open The PDF created in a new window after creation for print. Inmediatly after The

                      I need that after sending the form, i can see The pdf generated inmediatly because i need to print. Mayor in a new window.

                      I can't wait to receive by email. And The user can't access The drive where is the file.

                      If somebody have a way, help me please

                      41 votes
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                      • Form Publisher not constantly working

                        Is anyone having trouble with Form Publisher. It first was working perfectly and now it is very glitchy. Please help!

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                        • Create a single document from all form answers

                          I would like to generate a single Doc from the all the answers to a form. I am using the form to collect updates from committee chairs from an organization I work with. Rather than have 10 documents with the update from each committee, I would like to have 1 documents that includes all 10 updates. Is this possible?

                          33 votes
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                          • Markers header footer on 1st page

                            Markers in headers and footers are working except on the first page if its header and footer are different from the rest of the headers and footers in the document.
                            It would be nice to fix it

                            30 votes
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                            • Offer free upgrade to Business grade for Title I/Priority Schools? Teacher that is in need of more forms! :)

                              If your school is Title I/Priority School, allow teachers to upgrade to Business grade Form Publisher at no cost.

                              25 votes
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                              • selecting the file format/type in email, ability to choose certain data to be sent, more markers support, generating special code

                                These are the missing pieces that are shying us away from FormPublisher:

                                1. Ability to choose what file format to save in Google Drive (pdf or google doc) and choose what file format to share through the email link, either pdf or google doc.

                                2. Ability to create and share multiple Google doc or pdf containing different information for different recipients. Very useful when sending notifications while not divulging confidential information to some users.

                                3. Very limited markers when creating the email template. We want our customers to feel special when we use their names when we notify them, and…

                                23 votes
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                                • save form URL

                                  add option to save "edit your response" URL with other URLs in spreadsheet

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                                  • Send from another email address

                                    When I have the filled out form automatically emailed to the person who filled out the form, the email is sent from my personal Gmail address. I would like this to be sent from another, better suited email adress, or at least make it so the reply to function sets the correct email adress. Or, have a ”noreply” function.

                                    I’ve tried to add my other personal account to Gmail, but Form publisher does not send the email from that address.

                                    17 votes
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                                      It would be nice if the pdf can be emailed from a 'donotreply@gmail.com' kind of email address instead of the person who set up the form.

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                                      • Multipe output locations for checkboxes

                                        Develop a way to insert specific options (responses to options) from a checkbox item into different sections of the document/invoice that I

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                                        • Response to be sent to a specific email address based on the response to one of the Markers

                                          It would be great if an email would only be sent to a specific email address based on the response to one of the form questions. For example: Question 1: Response A= email to recipient 1; Response B= email to recipient 2; etc.

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