October 27, 2017 at 11:46 am #3691Rhonda Hamilton-CrossParticipantPoints: 21
I have a Form for parent survey which I need to print graphs from for the BOT meeting on Monday.
For some reason when I print it in portrait, the sexuality graph disappears – whereas if I print in landscape, the physical activity disappears!
If I share the Form with you, would you help me sort this out, please?
October 27, 2017 at 12:28 pm #3696Rob ClarkeKeymaster
Thanks for calling me. I see you are using the Form to look at the survey results which is a good start. Some pointers:
- A Google Form has inbuilt responses which you can analyse individually or summarise, which produces graphs.
- The Form isn’t really designed to print out – they are online tools so it takes a bit of extra effort to make it work well if you have to print it out.
- You can choose to ‘Copy’ the chart and then paste it somewhere else, which is probably a good thing – as in this first screenshot:
- Now, if you choose to print out your responses, this is where it is likely to turn to custard…
- As you’ll see at the end of this animation above, it is asking to print out individual responses which isn’t what your Board will want. Let’s not kill trees…
- You <span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>could</span> use the print feature from your web browser (File > Print) as I do in this next animation, which on my Mac gives a better result along with the graphs, but as you mention it isn’t working for all paper orientations (ie. portrait or landscape)…
My suggestion is to open the results in a Google Sheet, then turn them into a graph or a series of graphs. This is where you/Frances may need to come back to me, but I’ll have a guess at what your BOT may want in the following…
- Click on the little green icon top right inside your Responses tab of the Form.
- This will launch a Google Sheet with the results, but they won’t have the graphs… yet.
- Select the column of data to graph – in this case ‘mental health’
- Next, I suggest you move it to its own tab within the Sheet – this will make printing easier:
- If you select ‘Edit chart…’ then you get all sorts of options, from chart style to labeling the segments of the graph, etc.
Let me know how you go with this – I can pop back into the Sheet if you need it on Monday.
- This reply was modified 3 years, 1 month ago by Rob Clarke.
October 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm #3698
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