How to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form: 5 Methods

Method 1 – Open Microsoft Account

  • Go to your Microsoft 365 account.
  • From the applications, select the Forms application.

Steps to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form

  • Click New Form to create a blank new form.
  • Choose any template according to the survey you want to conduct.
  • Choose the Employee Satisfaction Survey template.

Steps to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form

 Note:  To create Forms for exporting data into a spreadsheet, you must have a Microsoft 365 subscription.

Method 2 – Create a Web Form with Microsoft Forms Application

  • After selecting the template, you can customize the questions and the options you prefer.
  • Set four questions about the job position, the job experience in our company, and the satisfaction level of individuals.
  • In the image below, we insert the first question in the form about the job position of an individual employee.

Steps to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form

  • In the second question, we wanted to know the time duration of an employee in the organization.

Steps to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form

  • For the third question, we add some opinion options about the career opportunities an employee can pursue.

Steps to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form

  • For the last question, we want to get the feedback about the satisfactory level of pay and benefits of the employees.

Steps to Populate an Excel Spreadsheet from a Web Form

Method 3 – Share Web Form with Specific Users

  • To distribute the form among the people, click on the Send button.
  • A Copy Link will appear. Click on Copy to copy the link address and paste it to individuals.
  • Send the files through the available options (Email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

Sample Data

Method 4 – Collect Responses from Web Form

  • You can see the responses in the form after people submit it.
  • We have got about 37 responses from our form. Your responses will appear in columns, bars, and pie charts for each question.
  • In the image below, we have shown the responses to the first two questions.

Sample Data

  • The response to the last two questions is depicted.

Sample Data

Method 5 – Export Web Form to Excel to Populate Spreadsheet with Responses

  • To populate a spreadsheet with the responses of each individual, click on the Open in Excel command.

Sample Data

  • All your entries will be exported into an Excel file in a table format.
  • Edit the columns and rows to make any changes. Delete any column or row to make it easier to read or if you consider it insignificant.

Web Form to Populate Excel Spreadsheet

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Bhubon Costa, B.Sc. in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, has worked with the ExcelDemy since 2021. Currently, he has been working as a reviewer. Notably, he has written over 90 articles and led several VBA content development teams. He has a great passion for the fields of data analytics and data science. His areas of expertise include Excel VBA, Power Query, Pivot Table, Power BI, MySQL, PostgreSQL, machine learning, and Python... Read Full Bio

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