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    How to total and view calculated value fields on the form before submission?

    Asked by Artie on March 29, 2017 at 04:49 PM

    How can I create a field on my form that displays the result total for the calculated fields?

     

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    Answered by Kevin_G on March 29, 2017 at 06:34 PM

    You could assign calculation values to the questions in your form, and then get the total for all those answered ones, this guide will help you to assign a calculation value: https://www.jotform.com/help/301-How-to-Assign-Calculation-Value 

    And this guide will help you to perform calculation on your form: https://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-Perform-Form-Calculation-Using-a-Widget 

    You may also provide us more details about what you're trying to achieve, for example, if you're trying to get a score based on your answers, you could also share us the link to the form you're working on, we will be glad to take a look. 

     

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    Answered by Artie on March 31, 2017 at 10:18 AM

    Example:

     

    1. Question number 1?

    a. Answer "a" is worth 2 points

    b. Answer "b" is worth 3 points

    c. Answer "c" is worth 4 points

     

    2. Question number 2?

    a. Answer "a" is worth 2 points

    b. Answer "b" is worth 3 points

    c. Answer "c" is worth 4 points

     

    I would like a field to show the combined total points of the answers.

    For instance, if the the surveyor chose answer "b" for question 1 and answer "c" for question 2, total points would be 7.

     

    Thank you.

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kevin_G on March 31, 2017 at 11:35 AM

    Yes, following the guides I provided above will help you to achieve exactly  what you want, I've also created a form based on your example, here's the link where you can see how it works: https://form.jotformpro.com/70894209251963 

    On the guides shared above you will find how to set a value to the field options and how to get the total calculated as  well. 

    You may also clone my form and inspect what I did there: https://www.jotform.com/help/42-How-to-Clone-an-Existing-Form-from-a-URL 

    If you have any question, let us know.