Customer Option Form that uses Excel-like addition functionality

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    Asked on April 03, 2013 at 09:21 PM

    The attached graphic is how they want the form to look and function. What they want the customer to be able to do is add their own options. If you look at the graphic, you'll see the bottom portion has fields. Each field the customer fills out is an additional $5 fee. So say the customer wants to make three custom changes, the field on the far right will show a $5.00 charge three times. Then at the bottom, the setup fee is always $15, but the total will change depending on how many options the customer makes. Then at the bottom they want to be able to take that transaction right to paypal.
    The question is, how do you build a form that automatically adds $5/option, adds the price up, and then goes directly to paypal? Is this clear?
    Also, as of right now - 9:20 PM on April 3rd, your link isn't working...
    Thank you!
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    Answered on April 03, 2013 at 10:22 PM


    You can do this on the Payment field. Review this guide -How-To-Add-Options-In-The-Payment-Form

    It is not exactly like what you have on your graphical suggestion, but I think the functionality can be achieve.


    You can also use the matrix field to create a grid like to that one you presented. The downside of using matrix field, is that, it does not have any computation function, so, you cannot compute the total.

    You are right on the JotForm templages page  not working. It should be a good place for to look for the kind of form you need.

    I have excalated the issue to our next level support. It should be up again in a while.