Edit your form

After you've created a form, you can add and edit up to 300 pieces of content, like questions, descriptions, images, and videos. To organize your form by topic, you can add up to 75 sections.

Add questions, headers & sections

Add a question
  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. Click Add Add.
  3. To the right of the question title, choose the type of question you want.
  4. Type the possible responses to your question. To prevent people from not answering, turn on Required.
Add image or video

Add an image or video to a question or answer

You can add an image to a question or an answer for multiple choice or checkbox questions.

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. Click a question or answer.
  3. To the right, click Add image Insert image.
  4. Upload or choose an image.
  5. Click Select.

Add an image or video on its own

You can add an image or YouTube video to your form. You can’t add videos to questions, but you can place them before or after a question.

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. To add an image, click Add image Insert image. To add a video, click Add Video Video.
  3. Choose your image or video and click Select.
Add a section

Sections can make your form easier to read and complete.

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. Click Add Section Section.
  3. Name the new section.
Duplicate a question, image, or section

Questions or images

  1. Click a question or image.
  2. Click Duplicate Copy.

Sections

  1. Click a section header.
  2. Click More More.
  3. Click Duplicate section.
Reuse questions from previous forms
  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. At the right, click Add question Add question and thenImport questions Import questions.
  3. Click the form with the questions you want to import and thenSelect.
  4. On the right, click the box next to each question you want to add.
  5. Click Import questions.

Delete or edit items

To edit a question, header, or description, click the text you want to change.

Delete a question, image, or section

Questions or images

  1. Click a question or image.
  2. Click Delete Delete.

Section

  1. Click a section header.
  2. Click More More.
  3. Click Delete section.
Reorder a section
  1. If you have more than one section, you can change the order.
  2. At the top right of any section, click More More.
  3. Click Move section.
  4. To move a section, click Up Up arrow or Down Down Arrow.
Undo an action
  1. If you want to undo a recent change:
  2. At the top right of your form, click More More.
  3. Click Undo Undo.

Randomly order questions and answers

You can have questions and answers appear in a different order for everyone who fills out your form.

Note: Questions and answers will only be shuffled once per email address. Make sure each address is entered separately and not sent to a Google Group.

Shuffle question order
Important: If you want your questions to appear in a specific order, you should not shuffle your questions.
  1. At the top of the form, click Settings.
  2. Next to “Presentation,” click the down arrow Down arrow.
  3. Under “Form presentation,” turn on Shuffle question order.
Shuffle answer choices
You can shuffle answers to multiple choice, checkbox, and drop-down questions.
  1. Click the question you want to shuffle answers for.
  2. In the bottom right, click More More.
  3. Click Shuffle option order.

Turn off autosave for responders

By default, draft responses to forms are autosaved for 30 days after a responder’s last edit or until the form is complete, whichever comes first.

You may want to turn off autosave on forms:

  • Used for repeated data entry
  • Embedded in websites
  • Used for registration or sign-ups on shared devices

To turn autosave on or off:

  1. At the top of the quiz, click Settings.
  2. Next to “Presentation,” click the down arrow Down arrow.
  3. Turn Disable autosave for all respondents on or off.

Change your default settings

To make every new form use the same settings:

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. At the top of the quiz, click Settings.
  3. Under "Default," any setting you turn on will be the default for any new form.
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