How to Create PDF files from Google Form Response ( Easy Guide)

In this tutorial, we will learn How to Create PDF files from Google Form Response

To create PDF files from Google forms responses you can use the “Email notification for Google forms” addon which comes with an in-built PDF generator.

How to Create PDF files from Google Form Response: Step by Step Guide

Once you install the Google forms add-on, whenever a user submits response on Google forms, you will get an option to create a PDF file from that response which can be further sent as an attachment over email.

The generated PDF file will have all the questions and answers which were submitted in your Google form.

Enclosed are the steps to Create PDF files from Google Form Response :

Step 1: Open Google forms

Open your Google forms where you want to create and generate pdfs from user responses.

How to Create PDF files from Google Form Response

Step 2: Find the addon

  • Click on the three vertical dots in the top right corner of your Google forms
  • Now Select “Add-ons” from the available drop-down
PNG to PDF - Convert PNG to PDF Onl...
PNG to PDF - Convert PNG to PDF Online/ Offline Using Windows, Mac and Converter

In the search bar for Google Workspace Marketplace type “Email Notification for Google forms”

Step 2: Install the “Email notification for Google forms” addon from Google Workspace Marketplace.

Click on the install button and provide the necessary permissions to complete the installation.

Step 3: Start the add-on

Click on the Add-ons icon in the top right corner of your Google forms

Now Select “Email Notifications for Google Forms

Now to create a new email Notification Click on “Create Email Notification”

To modify an existing rule, click on “Manage Form Settings”

Step 4: Generate PDFs

Once the Add-on is started, scroll down and select the checkbox “Generate PDF Files” and click on save rules

Once you save the rule the add-on will generate a pdf from the available response and send it as an attachment in the email notification.

How to Change PDF File Name in Google forms responses

You can change and customize the PDF file name in Google forms user responses

For example, the below string will create a pdf file where the name will be the same as the Google forms name along with the response number where you receive the feedback.

{{Form Name}} {{Response Number}}.pdf

Wrapping Up

Email notification for Google forms add-on makes it very easy to create and generate pdf files from user responses.

We would love to have this feature in-built into Google forms. Maybe in the future, Google might provide this as an inbuilt functionality. Until then use the third-party add-on to get the work done.

We hope this tutorial on How to Create PDF files from Google Form Response was helpful.

Related articles :

How to upload large files to Google drive (Quick & Easy Guide )

How to create a folder in Google drive ( Easy Guide )

Cannot Download File from Version History on Google drive: 5 ways to solve the issue

How to Combine two pdf files in Google drive ( Easy Guide )