How can I lock the form calculation so people cannot change the amount?

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    cjp_piano
    Asked on May 21, 2020 at 12:05 PM

    I love the form calculator, but how do I lock it? I don't want people to be able to change the amount. I just want it to calculate. 

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    Welvin
    Answered on May 21, 2020 at 01:25 PM

    Yes, you can set the calculation as read only. Steps below:

    1. In the calculation window, click the 3-dot at the number pad:

    2. Go to the Options tab, and check "Result field is read only".

    3. Click the Back button, and click the Save button, and that's it.

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    cjp_piano
    Answered on May 21, 2020 at 02:17 PM

    Thanks. One more: how do I show the answer as a dollar amount instead of just a number? For example "$20" instead of just "20"
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    Welvin
    Answered on May 21, 2020 at 05:02 PM

    You're welcome. Allow me to answer your next question in the new ticket here https://www.jotform.com/answers/2339238. I'll be on it shortly.

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    giantforms
    Answered on June 08, 2020 at 11:22 AM

    Hello: I have an additional question to add to this thread. I can I how the dollar value appear in the PDF generated responses. I've done what you've instructed above and the dollar value does show in the answers on the online version, however "$" sign and comma does not appear in the PDF Resuts. Thank you.
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    Patrick_R
    Answered on June 08, 2020 at 01:09 PM

    Hello @giantforms! We'll reply to your query here: https://www.jotform.com/answers/2375360

    Thank you!