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Re: Can formulas be inserted into a google form - not the resulting spreadsheet - the actual form?
Jun 28, 2012 8:52 AM
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As of this time (Jun-2012), iis not possible to use formulas within Google Form ...
however, there may be some workarounds to meet your intent -- for example,
let us say you have a web page via which a potential respondents submits a Form --
the needed calculation is performed in the Form Responses sheet of the associated spreadsheet,
you can set up your spreadsheet in such a way as to publish a range of cells showing the form submitter's ID and her/his calculated amount
so this way, after the person submits the Form, she/he can read on the same web page the amount owed (within a few minutes) on refreshing the browser
I hope this helps.
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