Dynamic Textbox: Get the sum of the numbers entered on textboxes

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    Asked on September 01, 2017 at 12:34 AM

    Help.. how do i get the form calculator to work with the Dynamic Textbox Widget with multiple boxes. i am trying to create a bill payment form where customers can enter there bill(s) amount.

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

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    Answered on September 01, 2017 at 01:13 AM

    The dynamic text box widget does not capture the inputted values for the calculation. It can, however, give you the number of text boxes being used. This can be achieved when you set count textboxes to yes in the dynamic textbox settings.


    Here's how it works with form calculation currently.

    But I believe the following is what you want?

    Let me raised this as a feature request so our widget team will be able to consider this in the future updates.



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    Answered on September 04, 2017 at 05:33 PM

    Thank you. How long would it take for this update? i really want to launch my mobile app as soon as possible please.

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    Answered on September 04, 2017 at 06:23 PM

    Unfortunately, we cannot provide an ETA about when this may be implemented; however, we will let you know as soon as we get any update about it. 

    In the meantime, you could use basic short text entry fields which can be used in calculations, you could show them as they are being filled, for example, if the first one is filled then show the second one and so on. 

    Here is a guide that will help you with the show/hide conditions: https://www.jotform.com/help/316-How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer 

    This guide will help you performing calculations on your form: https://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-Perform-Form-Calculation-Using-a-Widget 

    I hope this helps.