What is Publish Form?
Publish Form is a feature where users can create a fillable document and publish it to end-users for submitting and generating documents.
Two modes of Publish Form
Publish Form as a Logged In User (asks for google login before submitting a form).
Publish Form as an Anonymous User (logging in as an anonymous and submitting form).
How do I publish fillable document?
Open Fillable Document add-on in your Google Document
Click on Publish Form button
After clicking the button you will be redirected to the Publish Setting page as below.
Authorise with Google Log In before you publish the Form.
After log in click on the "Publish Your Document" and get the published document link.
Advanced Publish Settings
Publish form settings are the actions that need to be happen automatically when end users submits the form.
To enable publish form settings click on Settings Tab
User can set four different actions on published form.
Ask Log In: Publishes the form with the log in mode by ticking the the Always ask Login option.
Note: Don't tick this option if you want to publish the document anonymously.
Store Form Responses(default) : Saves the form responses into specified destination spreadsheet.
Generate Document : Generate document automatically once form is submitted.
Generate PDF: Generate PDF automatically once form submitted.
Send Email(s) : Send email(s) automatically once form is submitted.
Select the heading for the successful form submission.
Mention the required message that needs to be shown when the form is submitted.
Switch on Allow end-users to download generated documents to allow end-users to download the files from published forms.
Select the required formats that need to be downloaded.
Branding is the process of representing your organization as a personality. Now users can add branding to your published form with all the required branding details.
Switch on Show toolbar to show your branding details in toolbar.
Switch off if branding is not needed.
If branding is switched on
Mention the URL of the logo that needs to be displayed in toolbar.
Mention link URL for the logo.
Mention the title that needs to be displayed in toolbar.
The published document will have the logo and its corresponding link in toolbar.