FormBuilder - Forms: How to Make a Copy of a Form

Steps to create a duplicate of an existing form in FormBuilder Admin.

Copying an existing FormBuilder form to create a new version or a backup of an existing form.

Select Options then Copy From in the FORMS screen

In the Forms screen, click on Options-->Copy Form

  The Copy Form window displays.  Click Ctrl + C  (to copy the form information).

Copy Form click Control + C screen shot

Click Close

Click the Paste a Copied Form button

Click on Paste a copied Form button

The Paste Form window displays.

Paste Form window screen shot

Select Ctrl +V   (to paste the form information).

Click Control + V to paste the information into the Paste Form window screen shot

Click Paste Form button

Once the form is pasted and generated, FormBuilder navigates to the dashboard of the newly copied form.  FormBuilder will automatically append a numeric value at the end of your copied form name to indicate the version of the newly created form.

Dashboard displaying the copied version of the form

You may leave the FormBuilder form name as is, with the appended numeric value, or click on Edit Form Properties and change the name of the form.

Dashboard Click Edit Form Properties link

Change the name of the form in the Title field to a form name that is not already being used.

Change the name in the Title field in Edit Form Properties

Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click SAVE.  The form name in the URL Form Name field will automatically update.

If you have any questions, contact AITS FormBuilder at

Keywords:paste, duplicate, option, new version, backup file, save, replicate, edit, properties, title, AITS, FormBuilder, make copy of a form   Doc ID:55988
Owner:Debby B.Group:University of Illinois System
Created:2015-09-07 21:20 CSTUpdated:2016-09-14 12:08 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois System
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