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With Forms, Microsoft strives to deliver the best user experience for form designers, respondents, and collaborators. We believe that a key element in creating the best user experience is starting with an intuitive design. We are excited to share two recent advancements in Forms’ design: Multilingual Support, and Office Suite Header.

 

One of the most foundational components of an intuitive design is the ability to choose the language in which you are interacting with the tool. To achieve this, we have added Multilingual Support. With Multilingual Support, the form designer can add multiple language versions, which allows respondents to choose their preferred language. All responses will then be stored in a single form for easy analysis.

 

Users can find the “Multilingual” option in “More form settings (…).”

 

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Either search or choose from the language list to add the language desired. A single form can support up to 11 languages, including the form’s primary language.

 

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Click the pencil icon next to each language added, this will allow users to manually translate questions for that language.

 

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Once all questions are translated, the form will look like this example for Chinese:

 

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The respondent will receive the form in their default language. If preferred, they can select another language in the dropdown list at the top of the form.


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All responses, no matter the language in which respondents answered, will appear in the designer’s primary language. Click the “More details” link under each question, to see a column view of how each language group responded. When viewing results in Excel, this language column will also show up in the workbook.

 

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To Improve navigation and coherence across the Office apps, a new suite header has been added for Microsoft Forms. With the new suite header, users can easily navigate between O365 apps and switch between accounts. Additionally, users will experience smoother transition between group forms and improved visibility of the save status.

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For more detailed information about Forms multilingual support, please visit here for more information. 

 

We want to hear from you, please visit our UserVoice site to submit new feature ideas or vote on existing ones. You can also engage with us and other users right here on Tech Community, where we'll continue to announce the latest releases. 

 

14 Comments
Visitor

MS needs to develop a forms app so it's easier to do on my mobile device. also because I export every single form into a PDF, questions that have open-ended answers have to be clipped and then pasted into a document and then saved as a PDF and then I have to take that PDF and attach it to the other PDF. it's really freaking annoying. why, when I export a form into a PDF, will it not export all of the open-ended questions

Occasional Contributor

Is this multilingual support in MS form is free or its a Pro version feature which will require license after 30 days?

New Contributor

@poojac19 Currently its available for all O365 users ie also for education licenses (Free) but not available for hotmail/outlook users.

for me multi language its not changing the question language but others worked ie alignment  (RTL, LTR) and response area tool-tip shown in different languages.

Multi languages is currently not available for Quiz

Occasional Contributor

@abdulrehman_binaltaf : Thansk for your reply. can you please also help me with what is the difference between multilingual support in Ms forms & Ms form pro version ? I though its a Pro feature

New Contributor

@poojac19 just send email at abdulrehman_binaltaf@hotmail.com and i will provide you access to 1 account so you will compare. 

Occasional Contributor

Multilingual is nice, but how about the elephant in the room: the option to add/upload documents? The silence around this topic has been deafening and its such a show stopper for many...

Occasional Visitor

Cool feature. 

 

Any chance of adding a 'finish later' option? 

Occasional Visitor

Hi, i have difficulties with ms. form, it doesn't show the response result analysis based on questions.

How to manage this? thanks!

Occasional Visitor

Hello, some inconveniences I have come across when using Forms:

-I cannot directly export the results graphs (to excel format), only the rough excel table, so I have to "reconstruct" the graphs to report the results

-The response comments (i.e. ideas, graphs comments appear in my primary language even if the poll is set in English), would be great to have the option to see the complete output in the set language

 

Occasional Visitor

Good day!

Is it possible for Microsoft to create a way in Forms for me to organize the various forms that I have created?  A folder system would be great.  I love the search feature so finding forms that I can recall the name of (or part of the name) is great.  In the case where my memory is limited, having had the ability to organize forms by theme/topic/subject would help.   

Visitor

Have we created the email confirmation when forms are completed?

Visitor

Est-il possible de recevoir l'accusé de réception ou les réponses en français? Présentement, malgré que le formulaire et que nos paramètres de langue soit français, nous recevons les réponses en anglais. Merci



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I dont get confirmation emails if I submit a form. 

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@KDBrown make sure to to check "Send email receipt to respondents" from settings 

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