This is inconvenient, and now we can insert the content control installer below the OneNote form and share it with the respondents who can simply double click the Gem content control installer under the form to quickly install it and fill out the form by using the content control.
Append a Gem content control installer with a Form (OneNote 2016)
In this example, we build a form with a Gem Content Control in OneNote 2016 in Windows 10.
How do I create a form with Gem Content Controls in OneNote? can view here.
View a OneNote page has a form with Gem Content Controls, click "Gem for OneNote" -> "Cooperation" tab -> "Controls" group -> "Gem Content Controls Installer" feature.
It will append a GemControls.exe program below the page.
At the same time, there is a description to tell, how to use the GemControls.exe program.
Respondents click GemControls.exe Quick Install Gem Content Control (OneNote 2013)
The respondents opened the shared OneNote page, but because the Gem for OneNote plugin was not installed, there was no way to use the Gem Content Controls to fill out this form.
Here's one of the respondents who used OneNote 2013 to open a shared form in Window 8.
To fill out this OneNote form, you need to install the Gem Content Controls.
How to install a Gem Content Controls:
You can install the Gem Content Controls directly by double-clicking the GemControls.exe under the form.
Gem content controls, are installed once. If you have a new version of the content controls, you can click on the new GemControls.exe and install the overlay.
Once the Gem content control is successfully installed, the person surveyed can click on the text of the content control and pop up the Gem Content control window to select.
After the respondents fill out the form, sync back to our Windows 10 OneNote 2016, we can see directly the results of the completed.
Of course, this form will work better if it is distributed in OneNote's "Class Notebook" or "Staff Notebook".
GemControls.exe works with OneNote 2016, 2013, 2010 in Windows 10, 8, 7, vista, xp