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Google Forms for Noobs

I want to be able to input a form's worth of data/information into a Google form I have created and still be able to export and view the data in individual readable forms, even for long paragraphs of text. I have failed at Googling this issue. Am I asking the impossible, or am I just failing at search? If I'm asking the impossible, what program or not-crazy kludge would make this possible? [more inside]
posted by charmedimsure on Apr 26, 2014 - 7 answers

Adobe Acrobat Filter: Acrobat help, hacking PDFs

I am regular user of Adobe Acrobat Pro (Version 9, currently), for document manipulation purposes. I am certainly not expert at it, but I'm not entirely stupid. I sometimes run into forms (the ones I work with are typically from various state and federal government agencies) where the helpful persons setting up those forms either accidentally or set up with programming/permissions that don't allow me be able to manipulate the forms. These are not high level sensitive documents, or anything, and all I am trying to do is to be able to add/edit/delete various form fields in order to fill out the forms properly. Here is a link to the current form that has me stymied - it is the S-Corporation election form from the IRS (form 2553): http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f2553.pdf [more inside]
posted by kjl291 on Apr 4, 2014 - 12 answers

acrobat pro/pdf: multiple selections in dropdown list

Acrobat help? Would like to create a dropdown list where you can choose multiple selections and then have the non-selected options disappear. [more inside]
posted by headnsouth on Aug 9, 2013 - 4 answers

Copying tables within a MS Word protected form

I need to find a way to allow users to copy/paste a table that sits within a Word 'protected' form (ie users can only edit within the form fields). We had a series of templates developed by a 'professional', but they have not been able to overcome some version/OS incompatibility issues. The problem is specifically in enabling the table to be selected in the first place, as this function is lost when the protection is applied. [more inside]
posted by dg on Mar 29, 2013 - 8 answers

Recommendations for a simple Web contact form?

Someone with a simple .HTML/.PHP page and no content management system needs me to put up a "Contact Us" form. In the old days there were a lot of PHP scripts to do this, but I can't tell if any of them are still reliable and secure. Are there any recommendations for one? I'm familiar with all the great ones for Wordpress (Gravity Forms, Contact Form 7) but unfortunately can't use those because this site has no database. [more inside]
posted by steinsaltz on Mar 18, 2013 - 5 answers

Survey/Interview Data Collection Tool Needed

I will be traveling to a remote location to interview key informants for a research project. I am looking for a convenient interface which to enter the data. [more inside]
posted by powerbumpkin on Jan 22, 2013 - 5 answers

MANDATORY

What does "Individual / Partnerships" mean on a credit application? [more inside]
posted by jeffamaphone on Dec 15, 2012 - 3 answers

Where can I find/make a quality customizable journal?

Where can I find/make a good quality customizable journal? [more inside]
posted by justalisteningman on Dec 10, 2012 - 3 answers

Best way to create fantastic forms

I need to create a web form to gather information. In an ideal world, the service would create a hosted URL, people would fill out the form, when submitted, the form would automatically be emailed to 3 selected addresses, and there would be an option for the submitter to either save to pdf or print. Oh, and it should be free. Does this exist? [more inside]
posted by cessair on Nov 30, 2012 - 6 answers

21st century bureaucracy

Legally binding online forms? (British Columbia) [more inside]
posted by wutangclan on Nov 21, 2012 - 4 answers

How to turn Google Forms results back into the forms that were submitted?

Using Google Forms, is there any easy to to turn a form response (displayed as a line on a spreadsheet) back into the form that was submitted so it can be printed or saved as a PDF? [more inside]
posted by a box and a stick and a string and a bear on Oct 18, 2012 - 1 answer

Can I save a secure form in Reader?

How to get Adobe Reader to save a secure form? [more inside]
posted by Thorzdad on Oct 11, 2012 - 3 answers

As the sole shareholder of an S-Corp, is it my responsibilty to file the corporation's taxes?

Please help me settle a debate... who is responsible for filing a corporation's tax forms, a sole shareholder or an officer? [more inside]
posted by Swede78 on Jun 5, 2012 - 5 answers

Classes for programming Access forms - Toronto

Where in Toronto can I take a class on programming Access 2003 forms? [more inside]
posted by jb on May 24, 2012 - 1 answer

How do I stop my aunt from using my name on/in forms?

My troublemaker aunt is using my name to fill out forms. She has a long history of alcoholism and possibly some mental problems, and I have no way of contacting her other than Facebook (I think). How do I get her to stop? Is this illegal in any way? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Jan 2, 2012 - 16 answers

OCR solutions?

Looking for hardware/software that will scan a physical form with handwritten fields and generated accurate delimited text with it. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Nov 15, 2011 - 2 answers

Creating Quizes on Google Docs

Is it possible to create a quiz using Forms on Google Docs that will give a score to the person taking the quiz? [more inside]
posted by robverb on Oct 27, 2011 - 3 answers

Help me figure out how to make a form letter! (Electronically.)

How can I create an online form letter that users can send in the form of an email? [more inside]
posted by JMB1138 on Oct 27, 2011 - 3 answers

Please enter your address for the 80th time.

I've an idea to take a group of industry standard PDF forms & build a website that allows you to enter your information once to populate all of the forms. The problem: how do I do that? [more inside]
posted by Apollo's Favorite Mistake on Aug 17, 2011 - 6 answers

Lawyer up, or download?

Our local credit union offers an estate planning program for a good price ($350 for a couple) which includes will, durable POA, healthcare POA, living will and HIPPA authorization. I want to do this. We have 2 children. My husband thinks we can save $ by downloading forms off the internet and getting them notarized. But I believe getting the package done at the credit union (prepared by a lawyer) is a better idea. Isn't it? [more inside]
posted by kirst27 on Jun 28, 2011 - 15 answers

Creating attractive, accessible forms OR How to overthink a plate of beans.

Making better forms. How do I do it? What do I use? [more inside]
posted by TomMelee on May 20, 2011 - 7 answers

How can I edit someone's required google form list to include my unique entry?

How can I edit/alter a friend's Google Spreadsheet Form so I can put my own answer in required list items? [more inside]
posted by gryftir on Apr 13, 2011 - 2 answers

Asking for trouble? Forms library on a non-profit website. Should proprietary forms be password protected?

Asking for trouble? Forms library on a non-profit website. Should proprietary forms be password protected? [more inside]
posted by brownrd on Mar 8, 2011 - 5 answers

Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions

I'm filling in a background-check form for a US government job--Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions--and I'm confused. Help! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 28, 2010 - 9 answers

"Letters" of Recommendation

What exactly do the new-fangled "letter" of recommendation forms e-mailed to recommenders look like? [more inside]
posted by Ideal Impulse on Nov 19, 2010 - 8 answers

A weekly newsletter that adds/omits information from the e-mail?

Is it possible to create a newsletter that will add/omit information to a weekly e-mail based on the user's preference at the time of subscription? [more inside]
posted by gacxllr9 on Nov 7, 2010 - 4 answers

Online form-to-text-document application?

Is there a free online service that allows me to create a form that, when the fields are filled in, generates a text document with both questions and answers that can be printed out?
posted by markcmyers on Oct 11, 2010 - 2 answers

What Javascript trickery is this?

How do I create forms such as those on Facebook which expand/show extra options when you click the mouse into the text box. [more inside]
posted by Biru on Oct 9, 2010 - 8 answers

More efficient copy and pasting into web forms?

Looking for a program or plugin that will let me select a bunch of data, copy it, and automatically paste it into a web form and automatically fill out all of the fields. [more inside]
posted by banished on Sep 27, 2010 - 6 answers

How can I combine form information, attachments, and references, oh my?

Is there an elegant way to process submissions for an award that can collect information from an applicant via a form, supplemental information via documents, as well as reference letters? [more inside]
posted by perpetualstroll on Sep 15, 2010 - 1 answer

PDF forms with a twist

Is it possible to create a fillable PDF form that includes logic? Assume there is a sum calculation with total of $1000.00 If check box = selected, tax=12%, else if check box off, tax =0. If check box is selected, the tax field will show $120.00 and the grand total below it (sum of total + tax) will be $1120.00 If check box is not selected, grand total will be $1000.00 What is needed to do the above? Javascript? Any example will be welcome! BB
posted by bright77blue on Aug 18, 2010 - 4 answers

Online permission forms?

Online Forms: Help me figure out how to move my event specific permission forms and yearly medical forms online? [more inside]
posted by peripatew on Jul 15, 2010 - 1 answer

How to trigger phone calls via web forms

Web designer helping a friend and trying to advise on setting up a particular type of web-based automated phone call system. [more inside]
posted by jalexei on Jun 25, 2010 - 5 answers

Creating editable forms in Microsoft Word/Adobe Acrobat?

How do I create editable forms in Microsoft Word? (And since I'm asking...in PDFs as well)? [more inside]
posted by MrningLight on May 1, 2010 - 4 answers

Designing good customer service forms

I'm looking for examples of good online customer service or technical support forms. [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Mar 1, 2010 - 4 answers

Ontario Patient Enrollment Model

Ontario Patient Enrollment Model. Can anyone elaborate as to what this program is all about? My doctors office is really putting the pressure on me to sign this thing, but it seems rather restrictive. Apparently it's voluntary, but they seem rather adamant that I register as a patient, and won't stop calling me about it. Am I just being unreasonable here, or is my doctors office just being a pain in the arse?
posted by anonymous on Feb 25, 2010 - 4 answers

PHP Form Designer and Manager

Need help finding an easy-to-use web page form designer and/or manager for PHP, etc. with a few specific features. Can't seem to find them all in one place. [more inside]
posted by VuMastr on Feb 15, 2010 - 4 answers

Contract for Deed, Free Form?

Can I get a generic contract for deed form, for free, online? Ive googled, but everything is pay-only. I don't need a very complex one. South Dakota, if it matters. Even if someone could scan theirs and post it somewhere for me to copy, that would be great.
posted by yesster on Jan 22, 2010 - 4 answers

Online Printable Legal Forms?

Is there a good reliable website that provides free printable legal forms? [more inside]
posted by zzazazz on Dec 5, 2009 - 7 answers

Is there an existing greasemonkey script, firefox plugin, etc, that will help me enter data into forms?

Is there an existing greasemonkey script, firefox plugin, etc, that will help me enter data into forms? [more inside]
posted by RustyBrooks on Nov 12, 2009 - 7 answers

Solutions for a web-based form that takes payment...?

Have to build a form for a web site that takes generic stuff (name, address, etc.) but also processes a payment, preferably through Paypal Pro. The site is hosted by Dreamhost and the CMS is Expression Engine. Paypal Pro's site is a little mind-boggling for an amateur like myself. Are there companies that will just do this aspect of the development (and quickly) or a site that has solutions given these variables? I don't mind paying, I just need it done fast.
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Nov 10, 2009 - 6 answers

Let's play name that government requested form!

Workfilter: Does anyone know what a Proposed EPA Mechanism document is? [more inside]
posted by firemonkey on Oct 29, 2009 - 2 answers

Google forms auto-notification when updated

Looking for a way to have Google forms/spreadsheet send an e-mail notification when a form has been filled out. [more inside]
posted by jmd82 on Oct 23, 2009 - 3 answers

Editable PDFs?

I want to be able to create editable, form-based PDFs. What software do I need? [more inside]
posted by Kattiara17 on Sep 29, 2009 - 16 answers

Please help me set up some Access forms.

I have two questions about setting up MS Access forms: 1) Currently, I have a form to enter the volunteer id, shift start time and shift stop time, but the client doesn't want to have to look up the id in a report. Is there a way to create a selection list from the volunteer's names? What other options are there? 2) On the "add/edit a volunteer" form, I'd like to be able to choose tasks from a selection list. The tasks table has id and name. The "tasks of volunteers" join table has volunteer id and task id. How do I set this up? I can't seem to get the right combination of configurations. [more inside]
posted by philomathoholic on Aug 5, 2009 - 7 answers

How do I electronicify my Dad's paperwork?

Help us get things electronic. My Dad has lot of forms (an example of one here) to fill out for his little electrician business. Lots of forms for each job. How can he fill them out on the computer, save it to a database and be able to print them out? [more inside]
posted by mooreeasyvibe on Jul 22, 2009 - 10 answers

Cannot tab out of certain textboxes on the web. Help?

Why is it that certain textboxes on the web (Friendfeed, in this case) cannot be tabbed out of? [more inside]
posted by kidbritish on Jul 8, 2009 - 4 answers

How do I form the First Church of [Insert Celebrity Name Here]

How do I start my own church in California? If L. Ron Hubbard can have a church, why can't I? I have tried searching for "how to start a church" on google and askmefi, but no luck. I think there's something about filing a 501c non-profit form, but there are a lot of forms for similar things (non-profit raffle? commercial coventurer?? what the crap?). [more inside]
posted by runcibleshaw on Jul 6, 2009 - 22 answers

Job Center PHP or Wordpress Configuration

Looking for simple job application center online application (php is a plus and easy intergration with wordpress or plugin even better) so a client can simply post jobs and have online users fill out an application. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by bleucube on Jun 12, 2009 - 5 answers

How to update wordpress from outside the admin interface

Wordpress filter: I want to be able to create a form that can be used to add custom values to a certain post without having to do so from inside the admin panel. [more inside]
posted by Nonce on Jun 5, 2009 - 4 answers

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