Forms How-To Guide

How to Create an Account

1. Click on the link to the form sent to you via email. You can also go directly to https://formscentral.acrobat.com/SignIn.html

2. Click on "Create an account for free."

3. Fill in your information.
    a. EMAIL: Use the email address you want your form submissions to come to.
    b. PASSWORD: Your password needs to be 6+ characters and should contain both letters and numbers.
    c. FIRST/LAST NAMES: If you are an individual, use your first/last name. If you are using a department-wide account, just fill in the names with a generic descriptor (i.e. First Name: SUNY, Last Name: Admissions)
    d. BIRTH DATE: Adobe requires a birth date to ensure users meet age requirements, so feel free to enter a fake birth date (this information won?t matter to the function of the form.)

4. Click "Create Account."

5. Follow the prompted instructions to validate your email address. You will have to check your email and click on the validation link. Once your email is validated, you can sign in with your new account.

How to Access Your Form

1. Click on the link to the form sent to you via email. You can also go directly to https://formscentral.acrobat.com/SignIn.html

2. Sign in with your account credentials.

3. Double click on your form. This will open a dashboard of options and tools.

How to Turn On/Off Email Notifications

1. Click on the link to the form sent to you via email. You can also go directly to https://formscentral.acrobat.com/SignIn.html

2. Sign in with your account credentials.

3. Double click on your form.

4. Click on the top tab title "Options".

5. Click on "Notifications" on the left.

6. Check/uncheck the box that says "Notify me when email submissions are received" depending on whether you want to notifications turnd on or off.

7. If you want email notifications turned on, also check the box that says "Include a summary of the response data." This will send you an email every time someone fills out and submits the form online.

8. Close the window. Your preferences will be saved automatically.

How to Export Responses to an Excel File

1. Click on the link to the form sent to you via email. You can also go directly to https://formscentral.acrobat.com/SignIn.html

2. Sign in with your account credentials.

3. Double click on your form.

4. Click on to top tab titled "View Responses". This is where you can view the spreadsheet of submitted data.

5. To export this into an excel or .csv file, go to File (upper right), then "Export Responses..

6. Choose your file type and export all cells. Click OK and select where on your computer to save the file. Save.

 

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