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Publish Analytics in Google Forms: The Ultimate Guide for 2024

In this article, we will show you how to use publish analytics in Google Forms by using the Google Forms and Google Sheets interface. Simply follow the steps below.

View Analytics in Google Forms 

Follow the process below to visualize and understand your data by utilizing the built-in analytics of Google Forms. 

1. Open Form Response Summary

Navigate to the 'Responses' tab in your open Google Form. This is where you'll find all the collected responses displayed in an organized summary format.

The summary tab will give you an immediate, visual representation of the data collected from your form's respondents.

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2. Examine Question-by-Question Analytics

Review the analytics for each question. Google Forms presents individual question data with corresponding charts or graphs.

This section shows the distribution of responses for each question individually.

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3. View Individual Responses

Switch to the 'Individual' view to see responses. You can cycle through each respondent with the arrows.

In this view, you can assess each submission in detail, which is helpful for qualitative analysis.

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4. Check for Response Trends

Identify patterns and trends from the 'Summary' tab's aggregate data. Look for high-level insights such as common answers or outliers.

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Publish AnalyticsIn Google Forms using Google Sheets

Follow the process below to transfer data from Google Forms to Google Sheets and perform advanced analysis. 

1. Transfer Data from Google Forms to Google Sheets

Open the 'Responses' tab in your Google Form and click ‘View in Sheets' to export your form responses to a Google Sheets document for advanced analysis with the extensive tools available in Sheets.

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2. Analyze Data Using Sheets Tools

In Google Sheets, select the data range you wish to analyze.

If you want to visualize data using a chart, Click 'Insert', and choose 'Chart'.

Google Sheets will recommend a chart type or you can select your own and customize it using the Chart Editor.

3. Share Analysis by Publishing to Web

From Google Sheets, select 'Publish to the web' under the 'File' menu to share your analysis online.

Choose what part of your spreadsheet to share and the format.

4. Distribute Analysis Via Link or Embed Code

After publishing, share the link or embed code provided by Google Sheets to disseminate your analysis through various platforms such as email or a website.

5. Set Data to Refresh Automatically

Google Sheets automatically incorporates new form responses as they are submitted. This automation keeps your published data current with the most recent information without manual intervention.

6. Adjust Sharing Settings for Controlled Access

Manage who can view your analytics with Google Sheets' 'Share' feature.

You can make your data public by setting general access to 'Anyone with the link' and copy the link.

You can also share it with specific people by entering their email addresses.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to publish analytics in Google Forms. You might also like our articles on using offline Google Forms and how to transfer ownership of a Google Form. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on receiving email updates from Google Forms.

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