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Note that this video doesn't provide step by step installation instructions.  I tried to build the installation wizard so that it guides you through without issue.  Please post here if you find this isn't the case.

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What clever uses for this have you developed in your school? Please share. What feature suggestions do you have?

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jplaman

Multiple entries from the script

Using docAppender to keep track of a coaching log. I've noticed that multiple instances of the same form entry have gone into the Google Doc. Any ideas on how to prevent this?

timlauer

Need some help...

Thanks for your work on this script and the many others. Very valuable tools.

I am attemping to run Docappender and am just about there, but when I select the submit form option, instead of having the file open with the fields to enter, I get an error message that says:

 

 

Sorry, the file you have requested does not exist.

 
Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
Thanks
Tim Lauer

docAppender: Using a Google Form to add content to the end of existing Google Documents

Problem of practice

How can I get a Google Form to add content to the end of a user-selected Google Document?

Solution

The docAppender script installs on the form-containing spreadsheet and provides users a web app where they can easily select which document they want to append. This is especially useful for logging meeting takeaways or keeping running records on faculty or student files. Very mobile friendly, as all usage involves URLs that can be loaded in a smartphone or tablet.

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