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    I'm trying to do this equation and it won't give me a final total.

    Asked by tiablisstbc on March 24, 2017 at 04:27 AM

    I'm trying to do this equation and it won't give me a final total... help please!

    (0x0)+(0x0)+0=



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Perform Form Calculation Using a Widget

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    Answered by Charlie on March 24, 2017 at 05:46 AM

    Hi,

    You do not need to add a "=" inside the Form Calculation widget if you are doing a calculation. 

    I suggest reviewing the guide again, also you can check the following guides on how to do a calculation using conditional logic:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/268-Conditional-Logic-Inserts-Text-Calculation-Into-A-Field 

    https://www.jotform.com/help/343-How-to-Perform-Form-Calculation-in-the-Matrix-Field 

     

    Also, I suggest using a more specific calculation that has an output greater than 0. Because by default, the value of the Form calculation widget is 0. 

    Here's an example setup I did:

    You can view the sample form here: https://form.jotformpro.com/70822406665962. You can see that it outputs a value of 32, based on the calculation "(8 + 8) * (1 + 1)".

    I hope that helps.