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    The conditional calculation field on my form isn't working. The fields are missing from the preview.

    Asked by windsongtravel on May 18, 2017 at 05:23 PM

    I am trying to calculate 4 fields and add them up into the fifth field. I want the fifth field to be "read-only" and possibly greyed out so people filling out the form know they don't need to fill it out.

    I haven't uploaded the form yet, as it's not working.

    I've tried a couple of different methods including several widgets. What am I doing wrong?

    The screenshot is of the missing fields.

     

    Edit: Sorry, I didn't explain myself well. Those fields are in the form I've created but aren't appearing if I publish the form. This is the conditional calculation I have set for those fields:

     

    Page URL:
    https://form.jotform.co/71368364734867

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on May 18, 2017 at 07:37 PM

    I am not able to find the fields from the screenshot on the form that you have provided. However, you may mark a field as read-only from the Advanced section of the field properties. 

    Hope this information helps! Please get back to us if you need any further assistance. We will be happy to help. 

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    Answered by windsongtravel on May 18, 2017 at 07:43 PM

    Thanks for your response, but I didn't explain myself well. I have edited the question with a new screenshot.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on May 18, 2017 at 11:15 PM

    You do not actually need a condition to achieve that. You just have to use the form calculation widget as the 5th field then add the fields in the calculation wizard.

    Example:

    If you want the calculation widget field to be read-only, click the 3 dots below the numbers found in the calculation wizard. Go to Options tab then check Result field is read only.  See screenshots below:

    Hope this helps!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on May 18, 2017 at 11:16 PM

    Sorry, here's the demo form: https://form.jotformpro.com/71379033694968

    You can clone this form if you want http://www.jotform.com/help/28-Cloning-a-Form-from-a-Web-Page.