Digital Inspiration: How to Calculate the Percentage Score in a Google Forms Quiz

Digital Inspiration: How to Calculate the Percentage Score in a Google Forms Quiz. “When someone takes the quiz and submits the form, the responses are recorded in a Google Sheet that is set as the response destination for your Google Form. There’s something interesting here as well. If the associated form is a quiz, Google Sheets will automatically add an extra column in the response sheet titled ‘Score’ and this column will be populated with the total marks obtained by respondent in the quiz.”

Make Tech Easier: 8 Free Alternatives to Google Forms

Make Tech Easier: 8 Free Alternatives to Google Forms. “Many people love Google Forms because it’s an easy-to-use, free online form builder that makes polling your audience simple. However, its simplistic design and lack of features can make it difficult to customize to your exact data collection needs. If you’re looking for an alternative to Google Forms that offers more flexibility without breaking the bank, check out these online form builders that are free to use.”

MakeUseOf: How to Find Public Google Docs (and Slides, Forms, Sheets, and Drawings too)

MakeUseOf: How to Find Public Google Docs (and Slides, Forms, Sheets, and Drawings too). “Similarly, you can easily find public Google Docs, Slides, Forms, Drawings, and Sheets using some easy but Advanced Search operations and tools. In this article, we’ll show you some simple tricks to help you find public Google Drive files including Slides, Forms, Sheets, and Drawings.” Joy Okumoko does it again. I didn’t know about Heystack.

Chrome Unboxed: Google Forms API now available for all, out of restricted Beta

Chrome Unboxed: Google Forms API now available for all, out of restricted Beta. “In October 2021, Google introduced the Google Forms API, further increasing its potential and providing a way to manage forms and act on responses programmatically. However, the API was made available only as a restricted Beta at the time. Google has now provided an update on this beta and has made the API generally available.”

TechRadar: Google Forms is fast becoming a favorite tool for cybercriminals

TechRadar: Google Forms is fast becoming a favorite tool for cybercriminals. “Cybersecurity researchers have identified over half a dozen ways in which cyber scammers and malware operators abuse Google Forms, as part of a wide range of attacks. The researchers at Sophos discovered cybercriminals’ affinity for Google Forms while researching how malware operators were evading detection by increasingly adopting encrypted communication protocols.”

How to Create a Telegram Bot for Sending Notifications using Google Apps Script (Digital Inspiration)

Digital Inspiration: How to Create a Telegram Bot for Sending Notifications using Google Apps Script. “Would you like to receive notifications in your Telegram messenger when a new form response is submitted in Google Forms. Or maybe send a notification alert to your entire Telegram group when an important event happens. In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a new Telegram bot and send messages to your Telegram channel and groups through this bot with the help of Google Apps Script.”

Digital Inspiration: Find Google Sheets Linked to your Google Forms

Digital Inspiration: Find Google Sheets Linked to your Google Forms. “When a user submits your Google Form, the response can be either saved in the Google Form itself or it can be written as a new row in a Google Spreadsheet. Multiple Google Forms can be associated with a single spreadsheet and their responses will be stored in separate sheets of the same spreadsheet. If you have multiple Google Forms in your Drive that are writing response data to the same Google Sheet, you can use Google Scripts to determine the name of the spreadsheet and the sheet where that form is storing their responses.”

Digital Inspiration: How Spammers Avoid the Gmail Spam Filter through Google Forms

Digital Inspiration: How Spammers Avoid the Gmail Spam Filter through Google Forms. “Gmail is very effective at filtering spam emails but spammers seem to have figured out a new way to bypass the spam filters and send emails that land right in the user’s inbox. The emails are sent through Google Forms and because the messages originate from Google’s own email servers, they do not get caught in the spam filters.”

Digital Inspiration: How to Move Files Uploads from Google Forms to a Specific Folder in Google Drive

Digital Inspiration: How to Move Files Uploads from Google Forms to a Specific Folder in Google Drive. “When a respondent uploads a file through Google Forms, the file are stored in a fixed folder of your Google Drive. All files are uploaded in the same folder and, thus looking at the file in your Google Drive, it is difficult to determine which respondent has uploaded which set of files. We can however use Google Apps Script with Google Form triggers to instantly organize files in Google Drive as soon as they are uploaded by the form respondent. You can change the destination folder where files are stored or create custom folders based on the form response.”