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    Is it possible to pass a date to a matrix field by calculation?

    Asked by ZacharyRichards on January 27, 2017 at 07:40 AM

    I wanted to know if it were possible to create a calculation in the actual matrix.

    For example, a cell in the matrix equals a date that someone put in above the matrix.

    Is this possible

    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Perform Form Calculation in the Matrix Field?

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    Answered by Welvin on January 27, 2017 at 08:46 AM

    You can do this by conditional logic:


    Add Field and Summary will allow you to select what input in the matrix to calculate. Here's an example when adding a condition:

    You can see this action in this test form: https://form.jotform.com/70193530732956