Forms: Form Categories, Non Template/Assigned Forms & Site Forms

Here you will learn about the Form Categories and Forms sub menus in our new Forms feature and how to also manage these at a site level.

 

Please watch the following video which will detail Form Categories, Non Template Forms and Site Forms

 

Form Categories, Non Template Forms & Site Forms (4:13)

Form Categories

If you still need assistance after watching this then please read on...

 

Index:

Form Categories

Forms (or Non Template/Assigned Forms)

Assigning & Un Assigning Forms via Forms list

Site Forms

 

Form Categories

Form Categories can be used to organise your dynamic forms if you have multiple of the same type.

To access the Form Categories menu, click Forms on the left hand side and then the Form Categories option in the dropdown that appears.

 

Form Categoies-1

 

From there you will see the following page which will contain a list of your previously created Form Categories. To create a new category, click Add Category.

 

Add category

 

You will then get the following dialog box where you can enter the Category name and then Save or Save & Close.

 

New Form Category

 

This will then add this Category to your existing list where you can View the category, Edit the name again and Archive the category to remove it from this list.

 

You can also click Form Templates or Assigned Forms to bring up the templates and forms you have assigned that are linked with this category.

 

Highlighted form buttons

 

 

Viewing the Category will bring up information about the Category as well as the date it was created and the User that created it.

 

 

Viewing Category

 

You can also archive all Categories if you wish by clicking the List button next to Add Category, then Select All, then click it again and go to Archive Selected.

 

Selecting all forms

Forms (or Non Template/Assigned Forms)

 

You can see all of the forms that are NOT Templates and review their responses from this menu. To access this, just click the Forms option on the left hand side under the Forms dropdown.

 

Forms dropwd

 

You will then see a list of all of your Forms.  You can also Search and Filter for specific Forms using the two options in the upper right hand corner.

 

Forms list-1

 

In this list you can see the Form Type, if the Form is Active or not, the number of assigned Users and creation/update dates.

 

You can click Add Form from here to access the Form Template Builder. Please see this article for help on building Dynamic Form Templates from scratch.

 

You will have the following options for each Form on the right hand side.

 

Fortm optons

  • View Responses- View which Users the form is assigned to (if it has been assigned) and see their responses if they have submitted these.
  • Edit- edit the form itself (add more fields etc.) For more  information on this please see here
  • Clone- Copy/duplicate the Form
  • Archive- remove the form and archive it so that it is deactivated

 

Click on View Responses to access a list of all Users assigned to this form (if applicable)

 

View Responses

 

You can also Search for specific Users via the Search bar in the upper right hand corner.

 

If the option is available, click on View Submitted Answers to see what they have submitted for this form. If this option is not available, the person has not completed the form yet.

 

Submitted answers

This will bring up a summary of the form they have completed and their entries.

 

View Reponses

 

From your  Forms list, you can also Import Form Structures by clicking the List option at the top of the list.

 

Import Form Structures

 

This will allow you to import external Form Templates from your computer. Please note that these need to be Form Structure Files. 

 

 

Assigning & Un Assigning Forms via Forms list

 

You can also Assign Users the form by clicking the View Responses button and then clicking Assign Users up the top

 

Assign Users

 

You can also choose to filter this list by Accounts by clicking this button which will bring up a list of your linked Contractor companies.

 

Accounts

 

To unassign a User from the form you can click Unassign User next to their record when you first click View Reponses.

 

Unassign User

Forms in a Site

 

In the Edit menu for your Site, you will now see an option in the left entitled Site Forms.

 

Site Forms

 

Click this to see all the Forms that you have assigned to this Site.

 

Site Forms list

 

If you are an Admin, you can click Add Form to create another entire form from scratch or Edit the forms to add more fields etc.

 

Site Forms add form

 

If you do untick the template option in your Form Settings then this form will automatically appear on this Site List.

 

Template form yes or now

 

To add a Form Template or pre made Form to a Site you just need to go into your Form Templates or Forms, Edit the Form and then Assign it to that Site using the filters at the bottom of the Form Builder.

 

If you are an Employee you will still be able to click Add Form however will only be able to add forms from selected Form Templates that have been created by your account admin.

 

If you need any further help or have any questions please contact the support team by email support@sitesoft.com or Ph: 0800 748 763.