How to create and share a form with Microsoft Forms.
What is Microsoft Forms?
With Microsoft Forms, you can conduct surveys, tests and polls and quickly view the results that come in. Then export to Excel or report in the Web view.
What can you use Microsoft Forms for?
- Vacation request form
- Research study
- Applicant forms for human resources
- Forms for onboarding new employees
- Microsoft Team Application
- Help Desk Questions
- Add new customer
- Creating a Quiz
Starting up forms via office.com
Navigate to: https://www.office.com -> Select Forms
Create a new Microsoft Form?
Select; New Form then you will see the view below.
Give the form a generic name and description
If you click at the top you can add a name for your form.
Add choice selections in Microsoft Forms
Press Add New and select what you wish to create for the selection.
One choice or multiple choice questions.
A question in text - Users can respond with their own written feedback.
Use a star rating to query the survey or ask another question.
Provide a date field. This can be used for a birth date or a start or end date.
Upload a file during the survey. Only in an internal survey can you upload a file during the survey.
Testing your survey
Select Preview at the top to see a view like a participant.
Give access to external users?
If you make the selection "Anyone can respond" external users can answer this survey.
Obtaining email notifications
At the bottom, you can configure to get an email with each registration.
Providing a thank you message after the survey
You can also add a "Thank You" message when submitting. This is a message that recipients will see after clicking the Submit button.
Share the form so others can also make adjustments
It is possible to share a form so that others can collaborate on the questionnaires you want to send out. Select "share to collaborate" at the top and choose who you want to give control to.
Select one of the following options:
- Users with an Office 365 account can read and edit.
- Users in the organization can read and edit.
- Specific users can read and edit.
A sample form
You can find a sample form here.
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