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  1. Ability to add a hyperlink to a quiz / form as you can in Word, Excel, etc.

    Writing information in Description (under the title of the form) I wanted to add a URL to an information crib sheet.

    Also, when I am adding 'comments' to appear under answers selected when candidates are reviewing their quiz answers I wanted to add a link. The best I can do is use Bitly to shorten a URL. Can you please add the option to insert a hyperlink as you can in Word, Excel, etc.?

    1,106 votes
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    133 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Randomly chose a number of questions for a quiz from a pool of questions

    I would like to create a pool of questions and Microsoft Forms should randomly chose a number of questions from this pool for a quiz.
    So if I need a quick test for my students I could just tell Microsoft Forms to take 10 questions from a certain pool randomly.

    959 votes
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    90 comments  ·  Quiz/Assessment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add a timer

    I know you can set for how long a form is available but having a timer on the test or even a timer per questions can make forms better.

    851 votes
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    87 comments  ·  Quiz/Assessment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Convert a form into a quiz

    Users accidentally create a form and want the added capabilities of a quiz. There should be a way to convert the form to a quiz

    818 votes
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    149 comments  ·  Quiz/Assessment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. allow form responses to be sent to an email or multiple emails. we are trying to use microsoft form instead of google docs to no avail

    My school wants to use microsoft form instead of google docs since our district is pushing the use of microsoft office products however the microsoft form does not allow you to send form responses to an email or to multiple emails. We want to be able to enter teacher feedback into the form and email the responses to the teacher, assistant principal and principal. Currently google docs allows us to email the form responses and chart our entries. Microsoft form using flow will only allow you to get a notification that a response has been entered which does us no…

    775 votes
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    42 comments  ·  Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. List of people who answered and who didn't

    It would be helpfull to know who answered and who didn't. Also the option to send them a reminder.

    730 votes
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    42 comments  ·  Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Allow adding text to a question with choices

    Example:

    Q1: Name of participant

    Choice 1: Mr.
    Choice 2: Mrs.
    Choice 3: Miss
    [Text box for inserting the name]

    729 votes
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    80 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. increase the limit to add questions in a form.

    I need to enter 177 questions, but was cut off at 95. The option to add another question was greyed out. Is the question limit a local setting set by the organization, or in MS Forms itself? If in Forms, then the suggestion would be to address it, but if a local setting, then I can investigate that.

    654 votes
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    104 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Allow offline Forms

    I suggest that you make an app for a provider to allow people to fill out the Forms locally and online. So, if you are on the go people can still fill it out even without internet and then when you are connected again it syncs the data between online and offline completions of the survey. This would make Microsoft Forms a lot more practical as you would be able to complete it everywhere. The idea of an app would only be for the creator of the Form and anyone otherwise would still go through the Browser

    639 votes
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    86 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Field validation

    Have field validation for e-mail address that at least checks for the @ symbol.

    600 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Question types  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Have the ability to add audio to questions in order to create music questions.

    Having the ability to add audio will make Forms an excellent tool for creating music test and practise papers.

    565 votes
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    84 comments  ·  Video/Audio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Include a Word/Character Count restriction in the Long Answer text area

    Either through a character count or a word count, include a restriction in the Long Answer Question answer to set a minimum or maximum word count that would return an error message if the form submission went over/under the restriction number. This is included in another form software that you are competing against. Overall, I like this software.

    541 votes
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    65 comments  ·  Quiz/Assessment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Set Time Limits on Quizzes

    Allow the owner to put a time limit of the quiz. This time limit will count down for the person completing the quiz, and will automatically 'Submit' at the end of the time limit.

    536 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Quiz/Assessment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Choice Image

    Choice Image

    484 votes
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    68 comments  ·  Image  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Enable uploading and downloading a form

    It would be great to be able to upload a form stored as an Excel file, as well as download a form as an Excel or Word file.

    465 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Better inharts in tegration with PowerPoint, so you can conduct live surveys

    Being able to ask a audience a question and let them use their mobile device to feedback is great, and you can do this with forms.... but its clunky and can easily for wrong this would make forms sooo much better

    458 votes
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    113 comments  ·  PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Add custom email receipient for responses

    Add a field where you can add additional email address('s) to received responses, to allow a specific user (or group of users) to receive any responses.

    449 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. More options for video upload - e.g. Stream, OneDrive

    It would be nice if videos could be uploaded from the computer, OneDrive or Stream, not just from YouTube.

    431 votes
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    85 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Add tables to forms

    Can a table be added to forms please

    408 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Quiz/Assessment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. allow partial credit for answers on MS quiz

    Let's say it's a multiple answer question, and there are only two correct answers. But the respondent checks three answers (two of their choices are the correct answers). They should receive partial credit for this, since they did in fact get the answers correct. So if the question was worth 2 points, but they marked three choices, MS forms scores it as a 0/2. Why?

    392 votes
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