Form Publisher is a document generator or document merge solution: generate PDF, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint customized documents. Get them approved and signed.
Form Publisher works with either Google Forms or Google Sheets (new). With Google Forms, documents are generated one by one on each form submission. With Google Sheets, you can mass generate documents in bulk.
Easily create customized documents from Google Forms by turning form submission data or spreadsheet rows into beautifully designed PDFs, Google, or Office documents. With the Google Forms add-on, you can also send them via email to be approved and signed online.
Streamline tedious business processes through automated document generation workflows. Generate and send invoices, quotes, waivers, certificates, and many other documents through simple form submissions. Store all generated documents on Google Drive.
Get started in a few easy steps after installing the Form Publisher add-on:
➤ Form Publisher in Google Forms
1. Create a document template (can be Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides), and add custom markers based on your form questions.
2. Configure your document recipients to decide who will receive which documents, in which formats, with what permissions. Optionally, you can set up an approval workflow and a signature request.
3. Form Publisher automatically generates documents from your Google Form responses, stores them in Google Drive, and sends them to recipients via email, for approval and/or for a signature.
➤ Form Publisher in Google Sheets:
1. Create a document template (can be Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides), and add custom markers based on your spreadsheet columns.
2. Form Publisher mass generates documents from your Google Sheet data and stores them in Google Drive.
Automate and simplify the creation of the most tedious business processes using Form Publisher.
➤ Purchase/Quote requests: automatically generate documents like purchase requests or quotes based on information provided by your customers.
➤ Invoices: automatically mass generate invoices for all your customers at the end of the month. You can then easily send them by a email with Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM)
➤ Waiver/Consent forms: whether you’re running an event or need consent for use of information, Form Publisher makes the document creation and signature collection process easy.
➤ Leave/Time-off requests: simply have your employees fill out the request in a Google Form and you will have it all documented in a Google Drive. Optionally you can set up an approval workflow so that the documents are sent to the appropriate people for approval.
➤ SOAP notes: allow medical professionals to track patient information just by filling out a form.
➤ Service/Maintenance requests: keep customers and renters happy by digitizing the maintenance request process.
➤ Intake/Assessment/Release forms: whether you are a medical professional or personal trainer, create workflows to collect form information and generate documents for each step of client interaction.
➤ Incident report forms: digitize the incident reporting process. Have your team members fill in incident reports via a Google Form and have it documented and escalated based on the submission.
➤ Agreements (BAA, DPA..): create agreements that can be sent out, signed, and retrieved automatically.
➤ Audit/Evaluation forms: turn feedback information into manageable documents that can be easily reviewed.
➤ Lesson plans: have customized lesson plans generated and sent to your students or clients based on the information they provide.
➤ Invitation/Registration forms: automatically turn registration information into proper documents for your records.
➤ Attendance/Enrollment certificates: create certificates for your students, running events, bootcamp and have them be automatically sent to the attendees.
Our users come from all types and sizes of organizations, industries, and locations.
MAIN BENEFITS AND FEATURES
➤ Document merge: merge documents into many file formats such as PDF, Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides and Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
➤ Custom templates: create personalized templates with Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides.
➤ Store files in Google Drive: choose a folder in Google Drive where your generated documents will be stored. Works with Shared Drives.
➤ Define a file naming convention for generated files
➤ Mass generates personalized documents in bulk. (Google Sheets only)
➤ Approval workflows: set up simple approval workflows for your documents. Let reviewers approve or reject with a comment. (Google Forms only)
➤ Personalized email notifications: configure the emails that get sent to the recipient or approvers list with merge markers. (Google Forms only)
➤ Automated sharing: automatically share documents with dynamic lists of users and approvers. (Google Forms only)
➤ HIPAA compliant eSignatures: collect digital signatures securely through our authenticated solution. (Google Forms only)
➤ Multiple templates at once: generate documents from different templates at once from a single form submission. (Google Forms only)
➤ Inline images or photos: use Google Forms’ file upload feature to include images in your generated documents. (Google Forms only)
➤ Submission edits: users can update form submissions and Form Publisher will automatically update the generated documents. (Google Forms only)
THE FORM PUBLISHER ADVANTAGE
➤ Document generation in formats that you use. Form Publisher can create documents in PDF, Google Workspace formats such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides and Microsoft Office formats such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
➤ Form Publisher is much simpler and cheaper than full blown document platforms such as Pandadoc or Formstack
➤ When it comes to merging documents, Form Publisher is simpler to use than general workflow tools such as Zapier, Workato, Integromat, and Kissflow.
➤ Form Publisher is a leading alternative to other document merge and approval workflow add-ons including Collavate, Form Workflow Plus, Publigo, Document Studio, Email Notification for Google Form, Form Approvals, PerformFlow, and Certify’em.
➤ Form Publisher is trusted by over 100,000 organizations and 22 million users.
➤ Backed by a world class customer support team that works around the clock.
➤ Form Publisher is built by the company behind AODocs, Awesome Table, and YAMM, which has some of the best Google Workspace expertise in the world.
➤ Free plan: 20 form submissions / user / month
➤ Individual licenses are $79 for unlimited submissions
➤ Business licenses start at $590 for unlimited users inside a Google Workspace domain and unlimited submissions
More options on our pricing page: https://sites.google.com/site/scriptsexamples/available-web-apps/form-publisher/pricing
Do you need some help with Form Publisher?
➤ We have an extensive documentation website with many examples available here: https://support.form-publisher.com/
➤ You can also contact our lovely support agents directly here: https://support.form-publisher.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
➤ Form Publisher Demo:
PRIVACY - GDPR - HIPAA
Your data stays in your Google Sheets and your Gmail account. Form Publisher is GDPR compliant as we do not store or transfer any personal data. This is because your data (mailing list and form submissions) are stored in your Google Sheets and is never saved in our database.
Our DPA is available online and is incorporated by reference to the Terms of Service that you (or your domain admin) accepts when starting using the application.
Upon completion of DPA, it is stipulated that: The application of lawful data transfer mechanisms for our customers who wish to transfer personal data to a third country (outside the EEA) in accordance with Article 45 or 46 of the GDPR, relies on entering into Standard Contractual Clauses or offer any alternative transfer solution if requested (for example, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield).
On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment declaring as “invalid” the European Commission’s Decision (EU) 2016/1250 of 12 July 2016 on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. As a result of that decision, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework is no longer a valid mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States.
However, Awesome Gapps does not depend on the Privacy Shield mechanism. Rather, Awesome Gapps relies on the Standard Contractual Clauses to transfer all of its users’ EEA personal data in compliance with the GDPR. The Court confirmed that such Standard Contractual Clauses remain a valid data export mechanism. The Standard Contractual Clauses are referenced in and automatically apply through Awesome Gapps' Data Processing Addendum, which you can find here.
This means that our users can take comfort that their EEA personal data continues to be protected to European standards in compliance with applicable data protection laws including GDPR.
Please find all the information you need about privacy, GDPR, HIPAA, our DPA and BAA here: https://support.form-publisher.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001025519
OUR OTHER PRODUCTS
If you use Form Publisher for document generation and approval workflows, you might want to try our other add-ons:
Awesome Table: the most popular Google Sheets visualization tool for websites
Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM): the most popular mail merge tool for Gmail