numbers for people.

Making a survey for tablets with Google Spreadsheets/forms

Google forms are a great tool to throw together quick feedback forms – we use an iPad with a form in the lunchroom to rate our caterer.

Great idea, poor execution. Most of them end up looking like this:

ugly google forms

We can do better. Take this form for instance. We can convince just about anyone to click on a form optimized for an iPad: Live demo

The great news, is that the form is just HTML that you can muck around with that goes straight into a Google spreadsheet. Open up your form and view the source. You only need 2 values: the form’s action URL and what the input’s name is:

where to find values

Then stick them in this HTML (and probably tweak the CSS). The text in the DIVs

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