You can automate documents creation using Google Forms, Documentero & Zapier.

Tutorial for converting Google Forms responses (entry) into Documents (docx or pdf) using Zapier & (App for document automation)

Step 1: Create Document Template

You can start creating your document templates in any editor (Microsoft Word / LibreOffice ) or using online tools (Google Docs) that supports docx format. You need to replace all fields that you are expecting to fill automatically with special tags sourrended by special “curly” brackets.

How to create document templates

Step 2: Upload your document template to Document Automation Service

Upload your document template into Document Automation Service. It will verify if it does not contain errors and list down all detected fields.

Step 3: Decide on document output format

Decide if you want to generate docx. (Word) or PDF documents as output. It’s better generate docx if you are going to edit them further.

Step 4: Connect your Zapier Account to Documentero account

You need to copy Documentero apiKey from your account page (click on user avatar > your account) to Zapier.

Step 5: Create new Zap in Zapier

Select Google Forms - “New Form Response” as Zap Trigger

Create your automation workflow and use Documentero as action to generate documents:
Zapier Documentero Integration

Select one of two actions:

  • Generate Document (Generate Word or PDF Document based on Document Template)
  • Generate Document and send as email attachment (Generate Word or PDF Document based on Document Template and sends it to the specified email as an attachment)

Select your document template (previously created in Documentero) & map all fields that you want fill in in document from your zap trigger.

Step 6: Test your workflow

Check if whole zap is passing through and generate documents for your needs.

Check More Video Tutorials for Zapier & Documentero integrations:

Youtube Tutorials - Zapier Integrations with Documentero