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    Upload a list of questions to my form from excel or any other text file

    Asked by federmora on November 03, 2016 at 05:28 AM

    I have a list of 90 questions that all require a textarea for the answer. Can I upload them or copy and paste them to create my form?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on November 03, 2016 at 09:04 AM

    Hi,

    I'm sorry, I'm not sure if I am correctly understanding your concern. Would you like to import an excel file with questions to JotForm? Currently, there's no app that does that, there was one previously but it is not anymore available, but that one simply creates the form from the imported spreadsheet. 

    It would still be best to manually just drag and drop the fields in the form builder to add a text area field for your questions. It would be quite impossible to import questions and make sure that they will use a text area field.

    Here's a quick way on how to do this, simply drag and drop the field you want to use:

    Then if you want to duplicate, you can see in the options of the field "Manage Multiple Fields", here you can simply duplicate the fields you want:

    Here's a guide specific to that one: https://www.jotform.com/help/242-How-to-Manage-Multiple-Fields 

    Let us know if that helps.

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    Answered by federmora on November 05, 2016 at 05:31 AM

    Thank you. This is useful information! Yes because we have several lists of questions that go to different forms, we did not want to copy and paste them all, one by one, in the forms. But I understand from your message there there is no way around it, correct? As if I have 90 questions I would have to copy and paste 90 times, one question at a time.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by John_Benson on November 05, 2016 at 01:58 PM

    Yes, that is correct. You have to manually enter the questions to the form field labels. We don't have an app that will import questions from external source.

    Thank you for understanding.