Common File Template Errors

General Introduction

Select a Mode

Tips to Set Up Your First Workflow

Mode 1: Create Approval Workflow Only

1.1 Add Static & Dynamic Recipients

1.2 Set Multi-level Workflow

1.3 Set Conditions for Recipient

1.4 Add Form Respondent

1.5 Request Response Edit

1.6 Check Tracking Report

1.7 Add & Use Recipient Group

Mode 2 & 3: Generate & Send PDF/document only

2.1 How to generate PDF/document

2.2 Common file template errors

2.3 Send PDF/documents to recipients

2.4 Send PDF/documents to respondents

Mode 4: Combine All Modes

3.1 Combine Modes – Setup File Template

3.2 Combine Modes – Add recipients

Email Settings & Features:

4.1 Options for Sending Final Email

4.2 Enable/Disable Sheets Report on Final Email

4.3 Show File Attachment Link On Emails

4.4 Resend Email to Recipient & Edit Recipient Email

4.5 Customize Email Template

4.6 Dynamic Fields of Custom Email Template

Team Plan:

5.1 Add/Remove Users 

5.2 Share Edit Permission

Additional Features: 

6.1 Set Reminder & Auto Approve/Reject

6.2 Resend All Pending Requests

6.3 Manage Forms in Dashboard

6.4 Unique Request Number

6.5 Approval Link Authentication

6.6 Transfer Forms Data

6.7 Transfer Paid Plan To Other User

6.8 Avoid Automatic Approval/Rejection

6.9 Sign a Request

Quotas & Billing

Refund Policy

When you setup & add file template to the add-on, you may encounter these two common errors.

Table of Content:

  • Error 1: Missing Field in Form.
  • Error 2: Missing Field in File Template.

Error 1: Missing Field on Form

This error means that there is Matching Question Field(s) presented in your Google Docs template, yet there is no respective question(s) found in your Google Form:

Google Docs template

Google Forms questions

If you get this error, you will not be able to generate document/PDF when a respondent submits.

To solve this error, simply add the missing question to your Google Forms (e.g. Reason to Leave).

Error 2: Missing Field on File Template

This error means that there is question(s) found in your Google Forms, yet the respective Matching Question Field(s) cannot be found in your Google Docs template:

Google Docs template

Google Forms questions

If you get this error, you can still generate document/PDF. However, your generated document/PDF will not include the missing Matching Question Field(s). 

To solve this error, simply add the missing question to your Google Docs (e.g. <<Reason to Leave>>).

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