How to pass the Multiple Choice options to a Text field, and not their assigned value.

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    KikiAdami
    Asked on October 04, 2019 at 05:39 PM

    hi there - 

    I'm trying to put a price tag on a multiple checked items and then in a free text box I want the actual item to show up - but only the price is pulling. 



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    denis_calin
    Answered on October 04, 2019 at 06:11 PM

    Hi @KikiAdami!

    It appears that you have succeeded in making the multiple choice selections to appear as text on your form:

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    Please let us know if you have any other questions or need help with anything else.

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    KikiAdami
    Answered on October 04, 2019 at 06:51 PM
    IT’S TRUE BUT IT’S ONLY BECAUSE I REMOVED THE CALCULATIONS. I NEED THE CALCULATIONS BUT I NEED THE WORDING TO APPEAR INT HE TEXT BOX - NOT THE PRICE
    ALSO - SUDDENLY MY ENTIRE TEXT BOX IS NOT SHOWING UP IN THE PREVIEW OF HTE FORM.
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    BDAVID
    Answered on October 04, 2019 at 07:18 PM

    I assume that you are referring to the assigned values. Please note that when Checkbox options have been assigned with a calculation value, that's what will be passed via their unique name, and not the actual text:

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    So, if you need to show their actual text, the assigned values should be turned off(as you have done already), and you should perform the calculations through conditions: https://www.jotform.com/help/268-How-to-Insert-Text-or-Calculation-into-a-Field-Using-Conditional-Logic

    So, my suggestion would be to:

    1) Add 6 Form Calculation widgets(which you can hide).

    2) Create 6 conditions, each should input a value into one of the Form Calculations widgets based on one of the Multiple Choice options, example:

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    3) Finally, add another Form Calculation widget to add up all those 6 Form Calculation widgets, and that will be your total.


    Let us know if you need more help on this, we will be glad to assist you.